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Charlotte Amalie
Tuesday, January 15, 2019
Tue January 15, 2019 11:29 PM

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Virtue of the Week: Self-discipline

Self-discipline means self-control. It is doing what you really want to do, rather than being tossed around by your feelings like a leaf in the wind. You act instead of react. You get things done in an orderly and efficient way.

Make a Difference, Keep Our Oceans Free of Debris!

Jason Budsan praises those people, businesses and organizations that have been taking part in coastal clean-up events, and he asks others to lend a hand in clearing beaches of litter for the rest of October, the Ocean Conservancy International Coastal Clean-up month.

Virtue of the Week: Responsibility

Being responsible means others can trust you to do things with excellence. You accept accountability for your actions. When you make a mistake, you offer amends instead of excuses.

Thanks Are Given for a ‘Delectable’ Experience

On behalf of Downtown Revitalization Inc., David Bornn thanks the many people and businesses who helped to make the recent ‘St. Thomas Eats: A Food Truck Fete’ such a big success.

Source Manager’s Journal: Leading in Hard Times

Hey, Virgin Islanders. News flash. By making hard and painful choices, the deJongh administration saved the territory from disaster.

There Are Many to Thank for Their Contributions

James S. Carroll thanks all of those who helped with the 2015 V.I. Fathers March as well as all the fathers and male caregivers in the Virgin Islands who took part.

It’s Not Only Unethical But Illegal

Brian Granite tells a story about consistently being overcharged by taxi drivers' taking tourists from St. John to Red Hook.

Virtue of the Week: Kindness

Kindness is showing you care, doing some good to make life better for others. Be thoughtful about people’s needs. Show love and compassion to someone who is sad or needs your help.

Virtue of the Week: Love

Love is a special feeling that fills your heart. You show love in a smile, a kind word, a thoughtful act or a hug. Love is treating people and things with care and kindness because they mean so much to you. Love is contagious. It keeps spending.

Imbalances: Amazon and the Virgin Islands

If Amazon and its "work is everything" culture is at one end of a spectrum, and if that is a bad thing, which it is, does that mean that where you want to be is at the other end of the spectrum?

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