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The Deterioration of a Brand

Cloister Cross Walk COMBO(2)

What happened is that the beach has shrunk and the Cloister staff has been reduced, so there’s nobody to bring in the toys at night. On board ship, the stewards would see to that.

Stewardship. That’s what’s missing. It’s what was missing at the DNR Board meeting yesterday, as well. Our stewards have become predators.

Reminds me of the help in Chile. Abused servants turn to pilfering. It is well known that the normal response to rationing is hoarding. I’m not sure pilfering has been identified as a companion. We do know that U.S. retail is beset by inventory shrinkage as a result of employee thieving. But they blame the customers. Bad businessmen. Continue reading

Ga DNR Chutzpah

7843----9-27-14 Water craft in beach club dunesIn response to a query about what had been done about commercial enterprise in the sand dunes, this was the bureaucratic response:

Surely you remember that staff has responded to your previous emails regarding these issues but you may not be aware of current efforts that staff have undertaken by working with Sea Island, as we would with any responsible person/landowner, to rectify violations of laws that fall within the purview of this program.

Though I am not providing details to you, and I am sure that you would like more, suffice it to say for me that there is work in progress that is being undertaken to resolve matters there consistent with law.

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Sea Island Beach Club Compliant

It’s hard to render a corporation compliant. They’re organized specifically to immunize their members from the consequences of their inevitable mistakes and lifting a corporation’s charter is terminal, like the death penalty — not conducive to further action of any kind. Ergo the parable of the prodigal son.
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