Friday, April 18, 2008

I Should Have Keep My Butt In Cali - Earthquake Hits Indiana

It's one thing to have to put up with snow, tornados, and flooding, but if the midwest is going to start getting earthquakes also, I'm going to have to jet. I'm kinda of use to earthquakes being from California, but my dog was like WTF? I never seen a dog's eyes open so wide!

Update! 11:15am - We just had a little aftershock. Lawd! I'm ready leave!

7 comments:

roslynholcomb April 18, 2008 at 11:47 AM  

The worst earthquake ever to hit this country was in the Midwest. The New Madrid, MO earthquakes of 1812-13 were so bad that the Mississippi ran backwards. It was felt as far away as Boston and we have stone formations here in North Alabama that were cracked because of it.

When you keep in mind that the Gulf of Mexico once reached all the way to Cape Girardeau MO, and all that land is basically mud, and not bedrock, you can understand just how bad an earthquake there can be.

Professor Tracey April 18, 2008 at 12:07 PM  

Thanks for scaring me and my dog even more. LOL!

Tami April 18, 2008 at 1:35 PM  

Somehow I slept through the earthquake this morning, but was awakened five minutes later by my cat meowing at the bedroom door. I also missed the 11:00 a.m. aftershock, though everyone else in the office was buzzing about it. I think I am earthquake intolerant or something.

Now, the tornadoes. I'll never get used to those!

wisdomteachesme April 18, 2008 at 2:18 PM  

hey prof. you know indiana is on a fault line right?!

glad that is was small...
((hugs)) to your dog...you should have seen mine when snow fell, haha they were barking at the sky! haha

then one year a tornado came through... they were so far in the doghouse...i had to crawl in to get them so we could All go in the basement!

i read about that roslyn- about the miss river flowing backwards!
very strange...

i don't play with the weather AT All.
though an earthquake is not weather....you know what i mean...

roslynholcomb April 18, 2008 at 4:39 PM  

Tell the dog I'm sorry I frightened him. We had a earthquake here a few years ago, and it took us days to get the cat from under the bed. Poor thing was scared out of her mind. She looked skittish for weeks afterwards.

SheCodes April 18, 2008 at 7:54 PM  

Professor Tracey,

I'm so glad that you're okay!!! I lost my cell phone yesterday, or I would have called you already.

blackwomenblowthetrumpet.blogspot.com April 23, 2008 at 12:17 PM  

I grew up in the Midwest and I never imagined that we would see people leaving Indiana because of too many earthquakes!

As Oprah would say, "wowie kazowie!"

Lisa

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