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St John Tea Transcripts - 03/19/2014

[17:00] Gabrielle Riel: Hello Mr. B. :-)
[17:00] Eclectric Breitman: Hello hello
[17:00] Annechen Löwey: Hallo!
[17:01] Gabrielle Riel: Thank you both for being here. You know I always start on time.
[17:01] Gabrielle Riel: Today's tea is going to be something totally new and different.
[17:01] Gabrielle Riel: At the last tea I used visuals.
[17:01] Annechen Löwey looks unsure.
[17:01] Gabrielle Riel: Today's tea is partially in audio. :-)
[17:02] Gabrielle Riel: If you would please turn on your parcel audio
[17:02] Gabrielle Riel: Or open in a media player.
[17:03] Gabrielle Riel: You should hear the final movement of Vivaldi's Spring from the Four Seasons
[17:04] Annechen Löwey nods.
[17:04] Gabrielle Riel: What I did for today
[17:04] Gabrielle Riel: I wrote a blog post - I'll give you the link
[17:04] Gabrielle Riel: Then I recorded it
[17:04] Gabrielle Riel: because it's easier for me to talk than type it all out
[17:04] Gabrielle Riel: Because …

Estate Ethics According to Gabrielle Riel

Spring is springing in St John Parish and St John Woods! We had a nice, somewhat relaxed Mardi Gras, if you could ever call a Mardi Gras relaxed! Both sims are full of residents and life in our estate has been good. I am so thankful and grateful for our happy home.

Not everyone in Second Life is as lucky as we St John folks are. In the last three months I have seen a variety of occurrences in several estates that have disturbed me greatly. All of these troubling events have boiled down to one thing: ethics, more specifically "estate management ethics".

I have a very strict ethical code when it comes to estate management. This code is based partially on my own personal beliefs and partially on the training, both formal and informal, that I received as an estate manager in Caledon from 2006-2008.

I have never taken the time to put my values for estate management in writing, but after seeing far too many examples lately of what I consider to be a lack of ethics in estate manage…

St John Mardi Gras 2014

Bienvenue au Mardi Gras de St John 2014!

Our celebration is Monday, March 3 and Tuesday March 4.

*Activities All Day, Both Days*
 - Parade – Ride a Float!
 - Dancing in Duchess Square

*Monday, March 3*

12:30-2pm SLT – Zydeco Party
St John Parish Tropicals
DJ Soliel Snook

2pm SLT – Fireworks
Duchess Square

7–8pm SLT – Live Jazz at Le Cigare
Jazz Flautist TWAIN

8pm SLT – Fireworks
Duchess Square

*Tuesday, March 4*

12:30-2pm SLT – Mardi Gras Jazz
The Edison Ballroom
DJ Holocluck Henly

2pm SLT – Fireworks
Duchess Square

3–4pm SLT – Live Jazz at Le Ciga…