Roses and Rotten Tomatoes (July 30, 2015)

Roses

  • Roses and a ‘big-man’ apology (to top the other coach’s) to Jennifer, who was working the scoreboard at Cloverdale Ball Park when things went awry. The visiting coach sent his runner from third on a fly ball, thinking there were two outs, when there was only one away. Our team took advantage of his mistake and made the double play to end the inning. Naturally (lol), their coach blamed the scoreboard, so we asked you to turn it off. Turns out, the scoreboard was deadly accurate and a few innings later, he apologized and we turned it back on. Thank you for doing a great job and I am sorry your scoreboard-keeping abilities were questioned!

  • Roses and good karma to the people who stopped to help when I got into my accident at Highway 10 and 136th Avenue. A bouquet to the woman who stayed with me until help arrived.

  • Roses to the Newton Safeway customer who found and turned in my small purse. Everything was still in the purse. Newton is a good community. There needs to be more focus on the positive and less on the negative .

Rotten Tomatoes

  • Rotten tomatoes to the taxi driver who drive off angrily at the King George station terminal just because my friend asked a simple question. What on earth is your problem? The next time we both see you we’re reporting you!

  • Rotten tomatoes to the veterinary clinic in Fleetwood for not providing reminders to let dog owners know that our dogs need vaccines. How cheap are you people? It is your responsibility to let us know! We can’t remember everything.

  • Hectares of rotten tomatoes to the mindless text zombies that still think it’s OK to text while you drive. I am a truck driver and drive all over the province. I have watched you swerve all over the roads, come into my lane head on, sit at green lights, run stop signs and so on. Enough is enough -time for $1,000 fines like Toronto.

  • Rotten tomatoes to the tractor mower driver who every year seems to deliberately destroy the huge ripening blackberry crop in Hunt Road park. Why not wait a few weeks to let locals pick a gallon or two before turning it into a moonscape?

Send your roses or rotten tomatoes to edit@thenownewspaper.com and watch for them here and in Thursday’s Now.

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