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Those small earthquakes...weren't those great?

After the Northridge quake of '94 I got so that, were I seated during an aftershock, I could call out the amplitude to a tenth of a point.  I joked about having a calibrated ass.

"It is not necessary to have hope in order to persevere."
by ARGeezer (ARGeezer a in a circle eurotrib daught com) on Tue Aug 4th, 2009 at 08:38:35 AM EST
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I remember the same feeling the day after that one. While picking up all the spilled items in the kitchen, a 5.9 aftershock comes by and we ignored it except to call out our guesses.

Never underestimate their intelligence, always underestimate their knowledge.

Frank Delaney ~ Ireland

by siegestate (siegestate or beyondwarispeace.com) on Tue Aug 4th, 2009 at 08:22:54 PM EST
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