Like a quake out of hell

Well, I’d planned to do a bit of a wish fantasy piece for tomorrow’s EEG scan, but Mother Nature has seemingly decided that would be far too boring, and decided to inflict a noticeable earthquake on LA. Given its seemingly recent, details are a bit vague but I’ve seen values anywhere between 6.4, and 6.6 on the Richter scale. Given most of my friends based in the area still seem to be posting on Social Media, its fair to assume the end of the world hasnt happened?  I’m not really up on the nature of the scale, but hey, if people in Los Angeles are commenting on it, it must be significant at least?

No, I’m not going to go hunting for news details to repeat them. If you’re reading this on posting night, the news agencies will be my only option, so you might as well go to them. If you’re reading it after that date, well, you’ll still find out more from Google, or whichever search engine you use.

I must admit, the first time I visited LA, I experienced my first earthquake. The fact that not even one local blinked at events just shows how comparatively minor it must have been. I hope there are no major injuries (or worse) relating to this, but if ever an area is built to stand something like this, its LA.

Sadly, I suspect the Orange, Russian bewigged one will be too busy with his dictator style military parade in Washington to know, or care about this, in truth. But please, LA, stay safe, OK, I want you there to visit next year!

OK, the video. No, I’m sure its not an earthquake from hell, and that the only bats in the area tonight will either be at Dodgers, or Angels stadium. But all the same, classic Meatloaf!

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It never rains in Southern California!

It pours, man, it pours! Yes, big clue to the video there!

So yes, long before I got to LA for the first time, I’d read plenty about the drought situation out there. And to be fair, those first 10 days, in April 2015, not a drop of rain did I see! Not that I was complaining, but…

Equally, during the 4 weeks I was out there last October, it only rained once! But as the song suggests, on that one occasion, it really rained! Mind, the thing I remember about it more, was the messages coming over the TV from some meteorological station nearby, with flood warnings for some of the valleys north of the city. Yes, I saw some of the pictures, in the few days after, really was something. But yes, that was one day, for about 4 hours or so, and that was it!

So therefore it amused me greatly on Sunday, when Sky Sports went over to live coverage of the Rams game, and the rain was pouring down! Yes, I’m sure when they decided to finally give Jared Goff a start at quarterback, they thought he’d have a nice warm, dry day in LA, and that happened. I’m not saying he would have been great, even in good weather, but that was not the way he, or they would have wanted his career to start. Yes, it was that bad! In truth, the whole game was pretty awful, neither offense seemed capable of doing much, and how the Dolphins keep winning, no idea?

But yes, in his case, it never rains in Southern California, until the one time you dont want it to! Oh, but fine, yes, I hope they get some more rain this winter, because they sure need it in that area. Me, next May, I’d rather pass on it, the way it rains when it does, but I’ll also pass on earthquakes, pretty please! Sadly, another quite big one off Japan recently, I just hope they arent saving the big California one for me!

Oh fine, if you havent worked out the video by now, I give up!