Penticton Western News letters to the editor.

Letter: Predictions for 2019

Take a time out before you go, or do, and think of those your stupidity could affect

To be quite frank, weather, tides and the political pack of fly’s will change but the pile will remain the same.

I have little sympathy for those people who fail to understand no means no, a simple word that can save your life. My prediction for 2019 is there will be little change in our daily lives.

People make their own decision to use drugs knowing full well they are taking the chance playing a different style of Russian roulette where doom and gloom and a miserable life are hidden in the drug.

The survivors take up hours, days, weeks, months and years of valuable time from an army of dedicated professional health care workers to put them back together again.

All of the line above puts real people further back as they wait in pain for surgery or even a hospital bed.

My prediction for 2019 is DUI’s will continue, marijuana will make it’s true footprint known and drug users will continue to overdose. Violent crime, danger signs (such as out of bounds, avalanche, slippery roads etc.) will be ignored.

I must say if any of the above dishes out a life time in sickness or death to those who can’t obey or say no, take a time out before you go, or do, and think of those your stupidity could affect.

Tom Isherwood


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