On Fri, 31 Jul 1998, Sam Ismail wrote:
Ehh. You learn to live with them. They're not so
bad. Some can actually
be fun if you can maintain your senses when one starts to hit. I try to
perform odd experiments like lying on the floorto feel the waves and
stuff. Haven't been in a real one since the Landers quake in '93 or so.
As Roger said, I'd rather have a really horrible earthquake every so many
decades than a tornado or hurricane like clockwork every year.
Probably their major 'virtue' is that you do not have to anticipate and
stew for hours or days or weeks as is common with the more usual right
coast calamities! 'Course, the aftershocks can rattle your nerves a bit :)