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 427 Robert 04/19/2013 12:14AM
Re: O/T - Life in the U.S. this week 280 timstar 04/19/2013 12:18AM
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Re: O/T - Life in the U.S. this week 215 Alex 04/19/2013 12:45AM
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Re: O/T - Life in the U.S. this week 229 Daredevil 04/19/2013 12:54AM
It is a very fair point.... 197 Gav1 04/19/2013 09:35AM
Re: O/T - Life in the U.S. this week 125 Scott Watson 04/19/2013 07:03PM
Re: O/T - Life in the U.S. this week 243 timstar 04/19/2013 12:53AM
Re: O/T - Life in the U.S. this week 196 Probie Sheen 04/19/2013 01:39AM
Re: O/T - Life in the U.S. this week 217 Quicksand 04/19/2013 01:46AM
Re: O/T - Life in the U.S. this week 191 Doug Wolfgang 04/19/2013 01:50AM
Re: O/T - Life in the U.S. this week 224 Probie Sheen 04/19/2013 01:58AM
Re: O/T - Life in the U.S. this week 221 Quicksand 04/19/2013 02:03AM
Re: O/T - Life in the U.S. this week 191 Doug Wolfgang 04/19/2013 02:04AM
Re: O/T - Life in the U.S. this week 124 Scott Watson 04/19/2013 07:08PM
Re: O/T - Life in the U.S. this week 186 Vantheman 04/19/2013 02:11AM
Re: O/T - Life in the U.S. this week 190 Probie Sheen 04/19/2013 02:14AM
Re: O/T - Life in the U.S. this week 176 Doug Wolfgang 04/19/2013 02:16AM
Re: O/T - Life in the U.S. this week 173 Walk In The Shadows 04/19/2013 02:18AM
Re: O/T - Life in the U.S. this week 178 Doug Wolfgang 04/19/2013 02:20AM
Incorrect 157 Andrew 04/19/2013 08:38AM
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Re: Incorrect 103 Walk In The Shadows 04/20/2013 03:28AM
Re: Incorrect 123 Probie Sheen 04/20/2013 03:51AM
Re: Incorrect 112 Quicksand 04/20/2013 08:15AM
Re: O/T - Life in the U.S. this week 201 Quicksand 04/19/2013 02:15AM
Re: O/T - Life in the U.S. this week 133 Scott Watson 04/19/2013 07:07PM
Re: O/T - Life in the U.S. this week 196 totobob 04/19/2013 12:54AM
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Re: O/T - Life in the U.S. this week171 chessiecat65 04/19/2013 03:01AM


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