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Are We There Yet?


Are We There Yet?

"Since the pandemic started, I've wanted to stay connected with our community. Through the form of a weekly blog, I share my insights and reflections on various topics."

Bob Len, Managing Director


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Are We There Yet? vol. 208

Some of you may have seen the story recently about an insurance case in Ireland. Kamila Grabska sued her insurance company for the equivalent of $820,000 for the loss of past and future earnings.

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Are We There Yet? vol. 207

NPR ran a segment earlier this week on the giant sequoia trees that grow on the western slopes of the Sierra Nevada in California. The trees can live 2,000 years and can be as tall as 325 feet. The segment discussed these trees are endangered because of the extreme wildfires that now occur more frequently.

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Are We There Yet? vol. 206

The news seems so depressing these days that a recent nice story really caught my attention. No, it wasn’t Tucker Carlson’s interview with Putin that strangely morphed into an advertisement for the low prices for groceries in Moscow and the smell of Russian bread.

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Are We There Yet? vol. 205

I was talking to a friend the other day about getting together at a specific time, and they told me that they didn’t have the time that week.

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Are We There Yet? vol. 204

In David Brooks’ recent book, How to Know a Person, he shares a concern that there is a creeping dehumanization in process. As humans, we all want to connect with others.

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Are We There Yet? vol. 203

I heard a story this week from a friend who was helping her mother fix her DVD player. Her mother had struggled for over a month, and while they could get the DVD to load and see it on the screen, they could not get it to play.

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