Wednesday, October 17, 2007

8:04 P.M. Eighteen Years Ago Today

SUMMARY: And where were YOU?

The Loma Prieta earthquake struck. Can you believe that there will now be people old enough to vote who weren't born when it hit? When I have a little time--not today--I'll post some memorabilia from that little episode in Bay Area history.

(Later: Here's the additional post with lots of commentary.)


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At 2:04 PM, October 17, 2007 , Blogger Flirt the Squirt said...

Where were you?


At 3:17 PM, October 17, 2007 , Blogger Elf said...

Behind a computer in a glass room in Los Gatos.

But more later (perhaps).

At 3:21 PM, October 17, 2007 , Blogger Elayne said...

I was in Chicago deciding whether I wanted to go to grad school in Berkeley or Boulder. I chose Boulder ;-).

At 3:37 PM, October 17, 2007 , Blogger Elf said...

Huh. If you'd chosen Berkeley, maybe right at this very moment you'd be living here, in this hotbed of dog agility. AND you'd have conveniently missed the big quake.



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