Sorry I’ve been absent as of late. There’s a lot (of crap) going on in my work life. I’m sure I’ll blog about it one of these days.
But in the mean time, I turn to music that (helps) make me happy.
One of my favorite bands is INXS (as if you didn’t know). INXS has replaced JD Fortune (thank gawd) with an Irishman named Ciaran Gribbin. Hopefully he will last a little longer than JD did, and actually write some decent songs. Here’s a couple of videos of them performing from a few days ago.
I was sitting at my desk in my office, and I heard what sounded like a large truck downshifting, which is really odd considering we live out in the country. And then the light on my desk started shaking, and the floor started bouncing.
I thought the Husbear tripped and fell in the other room. I went to check. Not so much.
So I did what everyone does and posted to Twitter and Facebook. And so did everyone else in the area. Status updates lit up with tremor reports all over the place.
Don’t ask me why, but for some reason I get the RSS feed from the USGS for earthquakes in the area. Lo and behold, a magnitude 5.6 quake centered about 200 miles west of where we live in Pea Ridge had just happened.
Apparently, there’s been quite a few in that area in the last day: