Roses and Rotten Tomatoes (July 9, 2015)

Roses

  • Roses to Brent, a man with Tourette’s who is frequently seen – and heard – walking around Cloverdale’s Hillcrest area. He stopped and chatted with me while I was training at the ball diamond and I asked him if he ever watched a ball game at Hillcrest and he said no – he worries his Tourette’s would distract the players. He also said he worries about making loud noises as he walks through our area. Don’t worry about us – when we hear you, we will know to come out and say hello!

  • Roses and a lifetime of great karma to the fellow who found my prescription sunglasses on the Victoria ferry. Having lost two pairs this year, I fortunately put my name, address and number inside the case. When he realized the number was our landline, he decided to deliver them to my home! I missed him by a few minutes – I would have loved to pour him a glass of something, having saved me from the merciless teasing I deserved from my bride

  • Roses to all the folks who attended FuzzyThumb Photography’s yard sale for the B.C. Ride to Conquer Cancer and helped us raise over $1,140.

Rotten Tomatoes

  • A hanging flower basket full of dead flowers and rotten tomatoes to strata council members who are constantly in everyone’s business and complaining about petty little things. If it’s a real issue, worry about itIf not, let it go!

  • A cul-de-sac full of rotten tomatoes to all the horrid neighbours in a cul-de-sac in Fraser Heights. You are all a bunch of anti-community, self-absorbed, carobsessed, gossipy, low-life neighbours. Congratulations on your newly painted black garages. Now your houses match your hearts. Ugly!

  • Rotten tomatoes to the City of Surrey for wasting our tax dollars to push a tax increase that none of us wanted. More tomatoes for the $100 ‘arts and culture’ levy that is clearly a poorly disguised tax to help pay for new cops. Funny, there was no mention of new taxes during election time..

  • Rotten tomatoes to parents of kids in sports who treat games like it’s Game 7 of Stanley Cup or World Series. Yes, we want to push our kids to get better but let’s remember to have some fun out there too.

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

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