Cheers & Jeers

Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014

iJeers: To the critics who put down the Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas staff. They did the best job taking care of Thomas Duncan considering it was their first time dealing with the Ebola virus. I’m sure he knew something was wrong.

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Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014

hCheers: To the person who bought our breakfast Oct. 19 at Pioneer Restaurant in Arlington. We do not know who did it, but we sure do appreciate it very much.

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Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014

hCheers: To three outstanding seventh-grade student-athletes at Riverside Middle School: Bryan Diaz, Jamie Isleno and Jerry Rodriguez. They exemplify leadership both in the classroom and on the football field.

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Friday, Oct. 24, 2014

Cheers: To Texas Ballet Theater and the Fort Worth Symphony for a stunning production of Tchaikovsky’s The Sleeping Beauty. It’s wonderful to have live music at the ballet again!

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Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014

h Cheers: To Lucille in the pretty red hat who bought our lunch at Flying Fish Oct. 9. It was so nice of you to not only point out the best of the menu but then to pay for our meals as well. You’re a beautiful soul. We will pay your kindness forward.

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Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

h Cheers: To the city of Garland, where the council just decided to initiate a trap-neuter-return policy for the city’s feral cats. Continued jeers to the city of Bedford, where the council refuses to accept studies on the effectiveness of TNR for cat population control and is considering making it illegal to feed stray cats.

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Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

h Cheers: And a very sincere thank-you to Dr. Doug Engle in Arlington for saving a broken tooth with a simple filling. I appreciate his efforts and time discussing the entire treatment plan prior to as well as during the procedure.

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Friday, Oct. 17, 2014

Cheers: To the Sid Richardson Art Museum for the Take Two: George Catlin Revisits the West exhibition. Catlin’s paintings document the American Indian life in the 1830’s. This sample of Catlin’s paintings is on loan from the National Gallery of Art. Entry into the Museum is free.

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Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014

Cheers: To the assistant manager, John, at the Wal-Mart in Lake Worth. He went above and beyond to help my husband and me find a swing that we were looking for. He also gave a gas card for making the drive out there, because the Lake Worth store is a long way from my home.

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Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014

h Cheers: To the Fort Worth Police Department for being there on Tuesday, Oct. 7, to direct traffic at the non-functioning traffic lights at the intersection of Alta Mere Drive and Green Oaks Boulevard. That was never our experience while living in Houston.