Month: November 2016

Day 2 of the new earthquake era

Well, it’s about 60 hours since the big earthquake and my short exercise in expressive writing has already done its magic. In my last blog post I vented my secret thoughts and feelings, no matter how embarrassing. Last night I slept brilliantly for nearly six hours and dozed nicely for two more, aided by a […]

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What to do in an earthquake: write

You freeze until you register what’s happening: a long, strong earthquake shaking the bed east-west-east. And shaking. During that everlasting two minutes, you stop, drop and cover under a table or doorway. The shaking stops and you put on random clothes and locate the bug-off bag in case you have to leave. Immediately a series of aftershocks begins. Earthquake routine: texting Ever […]

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