Wednesday, August 24, 2011


So the earthquake turned out not to be very devastating and that of course is a good thing. Both Elizabeth and I ran outside with the dog after a brief moment where we didn't know what to do. I went into tornado emergency mode and first told Elizabeth to head to the basement, before I realized what a monumentally stupid thing that would be to do. There wasn't much damage in our house our dresser drawers opened and some stuff fell down in the garage but that was all.

I haven't felt any aftershocks but Elizabeth has. She called me when I was at Cub Scouts to report the strongest aftershock (which turned out to measure a 4.2 on the Richter scale). I didn't feel it but this comes as no surprise since a cub scout pack when together registers as a 4.8 on the Richter scale.

So another adventure has passed our way out here on the east coast. We are now in prep mode for the approaching Hurricane which may or may not hit Virginia. Our location is a fair piece inland which will most likely spare us most of the storm either way.

Well that's all for us, Take Care!