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A Cascadia Subduction Zone shift could unleash a 9+ magnitude earthquake just off the western coast of the United States...
07/22/2020
7.8 M Quake Generates Tsunami Warnings and Possible Cascadia Subduction Zone Ripple Effect

A Cascadia Subduction Zone shift could unleash a 9+ magnitude earthquake just off the western coast of the United States, decimating much of Washington, Oregon, and Northern California...

An extremely powerful 7.8 magnitude earthquake just struck near the southern coast of Alaska, triggering emergency tsunami warnings all along the coast. The quake struck at exactly 10:12 pm with an epicenter of 65 miles southeast of Perryville, AK and a depth of 17 miles. Residents of coastal towns....

04/19/2020

We are not in the same boat...

I heard that we are all in the same boat, but it's not like that. We are in the same storm, but not in the same boat. Your ship could be shipwrecked and mine might not be. Or vice versa.

For some, quarantine is optimal. A moment of reflection, of re-connection, easy in flip flops, with a cocktail or coffee. For others, this is a desperate financial & family crisis.

For some that live alone they're facing endless loneliness. While for others it is peace, rest & time with their mother, father, sons & daughters.

With the $600 weekly increase in unemployment some are bringing in more money to their households than they were working. Others are working more hours for less money due to pay cuts or loss in sales.

Some families of 4 just received $3400 from the stimulus while other families of 4 saw $0.

Some were concerned about getting a certain candy for Easter while others were concerned if there would be enough bread, milk and eggs for the weekend.

Some want to go back to work because they don't qualify for unemployment and are running out of money. Others want to kill those who break the quarantine.

Some are home spending 2-3 hours/day helping their child with online schooling while others are spending 2-3 hours/day to educate their children on top of a 10-12 hour workday.

Some have experienced the near death of the virus, some have already lost someone from it and some are not sure if their loved ones are going to make it. Others don't believe this is a big deal.

Some have faith in God and expect miracles during this 2020. Others say the worst is yet to come.

So, friends, we are not in the same boat. We are going through a time when our perceptions and needs are completely different.

Each of us will emerge, in our own way, from this storm. It is very important to see beyond what is seen at first glance. Not just looking, actually seeing.

We are all on different ships during this storm experiencing a very different journey.

Global Flare
09/24/2017

Global Flare

"those kids have every right to protest"

The Raiders just beat the Panthers to go 9-2 :D
11/28/2016

The Raiders just beat the Panthers to go 9-2 :D

Could this be the start of a national trend?
09/20/2015
San Francisco Becomes The First City to Ban Sale of Plastic Bottles

Could this be the start of a national trend?

In a bold move toward pollution control, San Francisco has just become the first city in America to ban the sale of plastic water bottles, a move that is building on a global movement to reduce the huge amount of waste from the billion-dollar plastic bottle industry. Over the next four years, the b…

Incredible news!
09/17/2015
Oakland Suburb Building New $36 Million Water Park and Amphitheater

Incredible news!

The entire bay area will soon have a new place to feel some adrenaline, cool down, and enjoy some music at the region’s new $36 million waterpark and entertainment complex. The long-awaited Emerald Glen Recreation and Aquatic Complex will include six massive water slides, one of the Bay Area’s la…

This is awesome!
08/17/2015
Berkeley’s Goat Stampede Video Is Now Going Viral

This is awesome!

Berkeley Lab’s new ’Goats Gone Wild’ video has unsurprisingly become an instant internet sensation. The video, which shows a massive stampede of goats rushing down a Berkeley, CA hillside has been viewed over 1.5 million times and shared more than 24,000 times on the lab’s page. Here is t…

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