Slugs win in a close race

People seem to be unhappy with everything from smoking to election signs.

SLUGS: To the people who stole gas from my jerry can and replaced it with water. It screwed up my chainsaw, that I would have gotten to work this week, to make money. I’m broke, and you suck.

SLUGS: A big slugs to the individual who advised those against smoking (of any kind) to “turn your head if you don’t like it. It won’t effect you either way.” Please educate yourselves on the environmental impact of the tobacco industry. Find out about the chemicals being used (and how they are disposed of), and the destruction of the Brazilian rain forest, etc.,  before stating that “it won’t effect us either way.”

HUGS: Giant heart touching hugs to an amazing soul whom I get the pleasure of working with! Your smile, sense of humour and grammar corrections make my heart happy! You truly make my world a better place, thanks for being my BFF!

HUGS: To the store staff who took care of my minor injuries after I fell, you were super! More hugs to Amy who called the following morning to ask if I was ok. — Grateful Customer

HUGS: To all the people who locked their doors, turned out their lights and hid in their homes on Halloween night. You should be proud – for living your own life in spite of annoying finger-waggers who feel the need to impose their superior point of view on the rest of us.

SLUGS: To all the people who use Second Street instead of using Nelson Avenue.  The amount of use and the speed used is unappreciated by the residents that live here. Use Nelson Avenue, 2nd street is not a main thorough fare.

SLUGS: To the people who leave shopping carts in handicap parking spots. Why do you have to be inconsiderate? Remember those parking spots are for people who really need them. Have a heart and put the shopping cart in the buggie barn.

SLUGS: Slugs to the person who sent slugs to people who “hid in their homes on Halloween night.” Perhaps you should have considered that some of those people are elderly, infirmed or handicapped and can’t answer their doors, if at all, without assistance — a walker, wheelchairs etc. Yes, my elderly neighbour who lives alone and uses a walker turned out her lights. However, she also gave me goodies to hand out on her behalf. Think before you paint everyone with the same brush.

HUGS: To the lovely lady with the watermelon sweater who dropped by my place of business to give this garment to me for my daughter whom I had explained was fascinated with all things watermelon.  She’ll love it!

HUGS: To all the veterans, politicians, cadets and everyone else who came out in the cold to remember those who lost their lives in war. Remembrance Day is an event that should always be observed.

SLUGS: To all of those annoying campaign signs. While the election is important, some candidates really over do it. I don’t need to see your name on every block.

If you have a Hug or a Slug… we’d like to hear it. Simply email us at with your short quips, compliments or complaints. Keep it tasteful and anonymous — no names of individuals or businesses, please. You can also drop by a written submission to our offices at 514 Hall Street.

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