UNDER CONSTRUCTION!

Since it has been quite a long time since we have been active, we are going to be Under Construction for a while - trying new fonts, designs, and updating our sidebar stuff. Hopefully we will get it how we like it soon so it won't change too much!

Also - Can someone tell me how to get rid of the giant gap below this notice - I cannot figure out how to do it - thanks!!




Wednesday, February 10, 2010

EARTHQUAKE!!!!

So, I keep bumping my post for some awards we got - and much like Fin's mom, I know there is one out there that I can't find again (I know that I got one from the cutie "pibbles" (I LOVE THAT NAME FOR THEM BY THE WAY) at Kissa-Bull and one from Fiona at Spot and Fiona but I think there is one that I accidently set to "Mark as Read" - much like Fin's mom did in her post yesterday). But yesterday I decided to post about our new friend Gracie (not to be confused with ♥Gracie♥ or Gracie). Oh, and you can tell when we talk about Barney's girl ♥Gracie♥ because he insists I put the hearts around her name! So that will help a bit!

So then today, I was going to post them, but the we had AN EARTHQUAKE!! Now, I know for some of you that isn't a big deal, but we are right outside Chicago! A lot of people don't realize this is a seismically active area but it is - although usually much further south in New Madrid - an earthquake actually changed the route of the Mississippi River at one point, I think in the 1800's). We have felt them here before (I remember one when I was a kid) but it is always exciting. This morning I was up (I didn't sleep well) and I hear stuff rattling for a few seconds. I naturally assumed it was the cats but turns out they were innocent (sorry kitties) and it was the earthquake!

So I was watching the cats to see if they were acting any different this morning when I got up, but they were acting the same as always - probably because they were hungry since it was breakfast time. Hopefully they didn't freak out too much.

So we will be doing the awards tomorrow - if you are the person I missed I appologize - please let me know and I will be sure to mention it. Oh, and I am super behind in both visiting and NKC stuff (I have a badge to work on) and will be catching up with all that too!

17 comments:

Angel and Kirby said...

People don't think about earthquakes in Texas, but er have had some too. Not where I live but close!

Cindy said...

Wow. Did you feel it moving or did stuff just rattle around? Poor cats got blamed!

loki said...

OMG, we have heard about the earthquake this morning on the news.

Gracie =^o.o^= said...

Oh my dearest sweet Barney! I cannot believe that you were in an earthquake! This is terrible, snow storms along with an earth quake. One or the other is more than enough. OK, I do know that it wasn't a biggie, thank goodness for that but geee, we don't think about those kinds of things out here in the midwest.
Tell your mom a million thanks for all the ideas about the blogger monster. I am going to have the dad look at things though, if you check out my place, I slayed two of the blogger monsters all by myself. The mom couldn't wait for the dad and started to click around, make changes, delete photos, and put back in. Now things are up again. I don't get it for one minute. I have a new look, much better than the old one I think.
And I just add that every heart on that page is just for you!!!!

Jasmim said...

earthquake, it seems very scary to us!
Thankfully, in Brazil there are no earthquakes :)

Ariel said...

An earthquake that's very scary.I'm glad your all safe and well :)

One Cats Nip said...

now thats a natural disaster i havent experienced. Gone though more than plenty of hurricanes havent experienced major flooding though, gone through a blizzard seen a tornado behind us when were in the car..but never anything at all with earthquakes..i would think they are scary because they just happen its not like you get a warning

TK said...

I has never had an earthquake. I once played Thundering herd of Elephant so good mommy thought there was a earthquake, but it was just me. I hopes everybody not get hurt!

Cats of Wildcat Woods said...

Earthquakes are pretty impressive no matter where you live. Glad you are OK!

Jacqueline said...

I saw coverage of it on the internet...Very scary=hope everyone is ok and nothing important was damaged.

Inigo Flufflebum and d'Artagnan Rumblepurr said...

Don't be alarmed - it is just my luving *RUMBLEPURRS* making their way to you!!! They can be very mighty.

Madi and Mom said...

After experiencing an earthquake in IL I think you deserved a KK doughnut.
I had no idea your area was prone to them...oh my word.
Madi and Mom

Tristan and Crikey said...

We're from Missouri, so we know all about the New Madrid! We had an earthquake in St. Louis, a couple of years ago. It woke us up, because our bed was shaking. Our beans yelled, "Earthquake!" and we ran and hid!

Danielle said...

Oh, boy! That would sooo freek out my human bean. Could you feel the quake, or was it just little vibrations?

Sagira said...

Congrats on your awards and an earthquake is very scary.

Khyra The Siberian Husky And Sometimes Her Mom said...

Trade woo an earthkhwake fur a blizzard?


Hugz&Khysses,
Khyra

Cliff and Olivia said...

Wow. An earthquake. We didn't know about that. We had one here too (a very light one) but we woke up and then went back to sleep.