Beefs & Bouquets Aug 16

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A beautiful bouquet of yellow and pink roses to Dr. Dan Marwood at Nanaimo Regional General Hospital’s emergency department. Also a beautiful bouquet of summer flowers to nurse Tom. Thank you for your extraordinary care for my husband in June.

A bouquet of orchids to Ram Roofing – a company you can trust. Satisfaction guaranteed.

A bouquet of sincere thank yous to the staff of First Memorial Funeral Services and Wayne for helping me pay for my baby brother Lenny’s headstone. I am so happy and proud. This means so much to me.

A beautiful bouquet of red roses to Toby Gorman, Mitch Wright, Chris Bush and others at the Nanaimo News Bulletin for their nice work. Thank you, we love you.

a good samaritan award to the young man on the bike, the lady in the red car, the fellow in the black van and the neighbour on the corner for helping the senior with a scooter break down. Fantastic kindness in doing things the Harewood way.

bouquets to Dakota and Hayley, who played violin and harp on our wedding day. You’re truly gifted young artists. Don’t ever stop performing. You made our day extra special.

Kudos to Kyla at VI Fitness for being such a dedicated and caring fitness trainer. You are an inspiration to follow.

A large bouquet of gratitude to the Wal-Mart employee, Tanner, for going out of his way to locate an item that I needed.

A BIG BOUQUET OF HAPPY MEMORIES AND THANKS to whoever put up the two crosses and redid the roadside memorial for the two boys who lost their lives in Cassidy. Let us hope they don’t get vandalized again.

A huge thank you to Mr. Lube for the exceptional and thoughtful service we had when we needed a light bulb changed in our car. Not only did you help us out immediatly, my wife was treated to a newspaper and the offer of a drink while we waited. My windshield was washed and we were treated with excellent courtesy.

A Big Bouquet to the person who wrote a bouquet to Baker Auto Supply. I’ve dealt with them for almost 40 years and wouldn’t go anywhere else.

A bouquet of cat grass to Eco Munchies Teeth Cleaning Services. My three cats are thrilled to have all that tartar off and can chew grass again with no problems.

A bouquet of clean air, water and soil to Mitch Wright on his excellent editorial regarding the Enbridge proposed pipeline and our provincial government’s willingness to sell out this beautiful province for a price.

A huge sunflower bouquet to the Wellington Hall Association for all the help you gave us. It was appreciated.

A bouquet to my fabulous electrician, Glen of ER Electric. Thanks for giving me advice on potential lease space. I appreciate  your knowledge and insight and encourage anyone needing an electrician to call Glen.

A welded bouquet to Lowell at Nanaimo Sheet Metal for doing an amazing job on my custom roof rack. Who knew this was even a possibility? It’s better than any of the ones in the stores and much more cost effective. I love it.

a Big Bouquet to Cole at Wal-Mart’s cellphone department for getting my new phone to work. Even after a couple crashes and having to start again, he got the job done.

A Bouquet of thanks to the awesome staff at Broco Auto Glass in Nanaimo. They are fantastic to deal with and replaced my floor mats, no questions asked.

A bouquet of red roses to the lady bus driver who helped an elderly gentlemen to the doctor’s office at Country Club Centre.

A HUGE Bouquet of iPhones to the fantastic person who turned in my iPhone at the sandcastle festival in Parksville. I am happy in the knowledge that there are still honest people in the world.

a big bouquet to whoever was responsible for the fair downtown during the Nanaimo Marine Festival. After an absence for so many years, it was wonderful to have the fun downtown again like I remember in the orginal days. Keep up the great work and let’s have more activities that are free downtown so all can enjoy, not just the rich and tourists.

An edible bouquet for Mike at The Foundry Pub. You keep us coming back because the food is always fresh, well presented and good. We go there almost weekly because of your cooking skills.

Thank you to the young man waiting in the Tim Hortons drive-thru line. You jumped out of your car to run and open the door for us. You made a great-grandpa’s day. Somewhere there is a proud mom.

A beef to the residents of an apartment building and townhome complex. Please stop standing in the street, yelling, screaming and swearing at each other. The neighbourhood doesn’t need or want to listen to your nonsense. A second beef to the managers for not doing anything about it.

a beef to neighbours who don’t mind their own business. We were spring cleaning – who cares if our yard is messy?

a What-goes-around-comes-around beef. I hope the person who scammed me (a 90-year-old) out of $400 sees this and has a guilty conscience.

a Beef to retail stores that do not have public washrooms.

a Beef to a business that asks customers for donations to a charity, but doesn’t accept anything under $200.

a beef to a local business for charging an extra $272 to my credit card without my permission, then refusing to refund my money.

A major BEEF to insurance companies that pinch unknowing and trusting clients into ridiculous and unfair policies.

A beef to the person who picked up their dog’s crap only to throw the bag of poo in the back of my pickup truck. Have some respect for people’s property and throw it in the garbage.

A big beef to management at a Nanaimo store for finding ways to fire your long-term employees just to save money. This has impacted customer service and the remaining employees are shaking in their boots.

a beef to people who are still wearing their pyjama pants at 4 p.m. Ever consider trying to contribute to society?

a beef to people who park so their vehicle takes up two spaces.

A plane load of beef to an air carrier for changing its route to Nanaimo airport so that planes fly over residential areas instead of Harmac. I no longer get eight hours sleep with the first plane leaving at 7 a.m. and the last at 11 p.m.

a beef to people in this city who live in trees, in caves, in tunnels and under bridges. If you live in a tree you’re an ape, if you live in a cave you’re a caveman, if you live in a tunnel you’re a grub and if you live under a bridge you’re a troll.

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