With all eyes on Cuba, where does that leave us? The following commentary is excerpted from the testimony on the impact of the reopening of Cuba on the V.I. economy as given before the 31st Legislature’s Committee on Economic Development, Agriculture and Planning.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Hey, Virgin Islanders. News flash. By making hard and painful choices, the deJongh administration saved the territory from disaster.
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.
Brian Granite tells a story about consistently being overcharged by taxi drivers' taking tourists from St. John to Red Hook.
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.
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.