Re: O/T - Life in the U.S. this week
Posted by: chessiecat65 ()
Date: April 19, 2013 03:01AM

Exactly. Case in point: when the earthquake hit in Iran, the shockwave was felt as far as India. My company has associates in India, and they had to evacuate the building. We were worried about them--not just from a company standpoint, but because even though we've never met, we share a common bond. It was a relief to have them come back after the all-clear was given to them--again, not just because of work, but because they are our friends and co-workers.

It is sad, though, that we see it so much more. At work, I'm bombarded with images--our command center (centre) has CNN, Fox News, Bloomberg, and the Weather Channel going 24x7. Is it any wonder that, after watching what humans and nature can do, after I come home all I want to do is play computer games, knit, or play with my cats?

I feel for everyone this week. It has been a heavy load for all.

Chessie >^..^<

"If you build it they will come. And rock!" Kip Winger, Rocklahoma 2008

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O/T - Life in the U.S. this week 435 Robert 04/19/2013 12:14AM
Re: O/T - Life in the U.S. this week 286 timstar 04/19/2013 12:18AM
Re: O/T - Life in the U.S. this week 256 Robert 04/19/2013 12:20AM
Re: O/T - Life in the U.S. this week 220 Alex 04/19/2013 12:45AM
Re: O/T - Life in the U.S. this week 236 the ORIGINAL brent 04/19/2013 12:51AM
Re: O/T - Life in the U.S. this week 234 Daredevil 04/19/2013 12:54AM
It is a very fair point.... 204 Gav1 04/19/2013 09:35AM
Re: O/T - Life in the U.S. this week 131 Scott Watson 04/19/2013 07:03PM
Re: O/T - Life in the U.S. this week 248 timstar 04/19/2013 12:53AM
Re: O/T - Life in the U.S. this week 208 Probie Sheen 04/19/2013 01:39AM
Re: O/T - Life in the U.S. this week 228 Quicksand 04/19/2013 01:46AM
Re: O/T - Life in the U.S. this week 195 Doug Wolfgang 04/19/2013 01:50AM
Re: O/T - Life in the U.S. this week 234 Probie Sheen 04/19/2013 01:58AM
Re: O/T - Life in the U.S. this week 229 Quicksand 04/19/2013 02:03AM
Re: O/T - Life in the U.S. this week 198 Doug Wolfgang 04/19/2013 02:04AM
Re: O/T - Life in the U.S. this week 128 Scott Watson 04/19/2013 07:08PM
Re: O/T - Life in the U.S. this week 192 Vantheman 04/19/2013 02:11AM
Re: O/T - Life in the U.S. this week 197 Probie Sheen 04/19/2013 02:14AM
Re: O/T - Life in the U.S. this week 180 Doug Wolfgang 04/19/2013 02:16AM
Re: O/T - Life in the U.S. this week 180 Walk In The Shadows 04/19/2013 02:18AM
Re: O/T - Life in the U.S. this week 181 Doug Wolfgang 04/19/2013 02:20AM
Incorrect 161 Andrew 04/19/2013 08:38AM
Re: Incorrect 170 Probie Sheen 04/19/2013 10:26AM
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Re: Incorrect 111 Probie Sheen 04/19/2013 11:28PM
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Re: Incorrect 132 Probie Sheen 04/20/2013 02:59AM
Re: Incorrect 107 Walk In The Shadows 04/20/2013 03:28AM
Re: Incorrect 128 Probie Sheen 04/20/2013 03:51AM
Re: Incorrect 118 Quicksand 04/20/2013 08:15AM
Re: O/T - Life in the U.S. this week 214 Quicksand 04/19/2013 02:15AM
Re: O/T - Life in the U.S. this week 137 Scott Watson 04/19/2013 07:07PM
Re: O/T - Life in the U.S. this week 202 totobob 04/19/2013 12:54AM
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Re: O/T - Life in the U.S. this week 192 Robert 04/19/2013 01:06AM
Re: O/T - Life in the U.S. this week 201 timstar 04/19/2013 01:11AM
Re: O/T - Life in the U.S. this week 192 stryper 04/19/2013 01:14AM
Re: O/T - Life in the U.S. this week176 chessiecat65 04/19/2013 03:01AM


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