Hugs and Slugs – Oct. 10

If you have a hug or a slug, we’d like to hear it. Simply email bctimesnews@shaw.ca with your short quips, compliments or complaints.

Hugs: To Dr. Ajaero for his understanding care.

Hugs: To the emergency service workers who put themselves on the line and their families on hold so that when the call goes out there is someone to respond.

Slugs: To contractors who don’t show up at your house when they have been scheduled; leaving you sitting on your fanny and in a funk because you are stuck there waiting for them.

Hugs: To whomever it was who decided to put Thanksgiving Day on the calendar.

If you have a hug or a slug, we’d like to hear it. We will print the anonymous submissions for all to see. Be honest, but all we ask is that you keep it tasteful. Editor’s discretion will always be exercised. Simply email bctimesnews@shaw.ca with your short quips, compliments or complaints; or you may drop them off at 318 South Copper Street in Greenwood.

 

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