Wednesday, April 23, 2008

Shaking bed

I'm still in limbo and can't wait until life is back to normal, but thought I'd make a quick post tonight. Thanks for the comments and prayers from my last post! I really appreciate them.


So, last Thursday night we were in St. Louis and I woke up in the middle of the night with my bed shaking quickly. I woke my mother-in-law saying, "My bed is shaking. I'm wide awake and my bed is shaking!" I asked if hers was and she said, "no." Then it stopped.


In the morning as we went downstairs to breakfast I told her how strange that was - that I knew I was awake and it felt like an earthquake. (Of course, I've never been in an earthquake.) Imagine my shock when
I happened to glance at the TV during breakfast and saw the headlines: "Earthquake Shakes Central US" - or something like that. I can't believe I felt an earthquake!


I want to study earthquakes when life gets back to normal. I think I'll use some ideas at 317 Zephaniah Way who felt the earthquake, too! Anyone else feel it?

4 comments:

Teacher of One said...

It woke me up!
It was rather scary.
Hubby felt the aftershock about 6 hours later.

Robin said...

Wow! That's scary! I never even saw that on the news...
I've felt one once before, but didn't know it was an earthquake. Dh and I were college sweeties. He was in class, I was at home....... And then it happened. When he came home, and I told him that something shook the house, he was skeptical. But then it was on the evening news. So I was vindicated.
But that is a really rare occurrence here on the East coast. Either I don't pay attention, or we haven't had one since. And that was way back in the 80's.

Rhonda said...

I have never felt one,but I am sure that I would have been terrified if I were you. I heard about the earthquake on the news and was so glad to hear that no one was harmed.

Christy said...

Dana,
I have lived in Japan, and we had lots of earthquakes. I know what you mean when you wake up and think you are dreaming. I have a fun earthquake experiment on my site--and best of all--you can eat it! Always a plus in our house!
Here is the link:

http://ramseycentral.com/homeschool/index_files/Page1492.htm

Hope you find it useful!
Christy

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