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Sportsmanship-You win some, you lose some!

With the NBA finals going on, I felt the need to talk about sportsmanship.  I watched the East Finals last week or so and at the win of the Miami Heat, some of the guys on the other side walked out without even congratulating the other team or the normal handshake given at the end of games. Now there are a lot of kids watching these games and I am thinking what kind of message are these NBA players giving…

Giving Back

This weekend I read a very uplifting story on www.htsstlucia.org entitled Childhood Donation.  The kids of the Early Childhood Services Unit collected over three thousand dollars to give to the Child Development and Guidance Centre.  The Child Development and Guidance Centre is located in La Pansee, Castries, St. Lucia and is run by a former schoolmate, Dr. Kim Gardner. These kids with the help of their parents donated one dollar each to such a worthy cause and it made me realize…

Know which side your bread is buttered!

A coworker and his family wanted an island vacation and the wife chose St. Lucia.  He came to me for recommendations for hotel and I told him to check out Bay Gardens Resort, since he wanted to be on the beach and also for the fact that Bay Gardens was locally owned.   I had never seen someone so excited about going on vacation.  A whole month before the scheduled departure that was all he was talking about, asking me questions…

Random Thought!

Yesterday I went to my favorite and most dreaded store, Target.  It's my favorite because there are so many pretty things and colors and it is my most dreaded because even if I go in to buy one item, I always end up leaving there with a lot more than I came in for.  I have a bad habit of not always looking at receipts or sometimes price tags at the store but afterwards I take a look at them. …