Saturday, January 23, 2010


Hello. The boys are running around creating quite a rumbling in the house this morning. Nothing scary tho'. The shaking of my floors was not caused by any pact with the devil as Pat Robertson might say and although I did turn the heat up, their behavior is not a result of global warming. Danny Glover may disagree with me. There are things called 'plates' in our Earth guys. It has nothing to do with Tiger Woods promiscuity.
The Haiti earthquake occurred at a fault that runs right through Haiti and is situated along the boundary between the Caribbean and North American plates, which are rocky slabs that cover the planet and fit together like a giant jigsaw puzzle. These two plates constantly creep past one another, about 0.8 inches (20 mm) a year, with the Caribbean plate moving eastward with respect to the North American slab.
On this day in 1556, the deadliest earthquake in history, the Shaanxi earthquake, hit Shaanxi province, China. The death toll may have been as high as 830,000.
Things can change in a second so do your best to walk tall and remain strong.
I have updated my needlepoint rug and pillow section and a gal from WA ordered some yesterday. I have also added 'Animal Ribbon Tassels' because with all of the devastation around, leave it to me to be somewhat vacuous and provide a sense of beauty. Even if it is an area rug or a drapery tassel.
"Whatever is worth doing at all is worth doing well." Lord Chesterfield