I have a theory about all of these tiny earthquakes happening in the Great Lakes area. I think it's Godzilla waking up. I just hope I have enough popcorn when he stops hitting the snooze alarm.
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My chair shook around a bit yesterday during the tremor, and I waited a few minutes to see if there was going to be any kind of announcement... [and this may surprise some of you] ....especially reluctant to hear one along the lines of.... Attention earthlings we now have control of your planet... but all remained quiet, so I went back to work.
That moment or so spent waiting for any kind of "official" announcement reminded me of something that happened to me in my twenties. One Saturday I was in my teeny tiny house on the way west side of Cleveland on a scorching hot day. Everybody on my block was indoors with the A/C on high and the windows shut tight just waiting for the blazing hot sun to give it a rest so we could come out at nightfall and scurry like rats out to run our errands and not melt.
Suddenly the city wide warning siren went off, followed by sirens close by in the street and a male voice repeatedly making an announcement. So, of course, we all wandered out to see what was up. It turned out to be a fire engine with firemen in full HAZMAT gear going up and down the street announcing:
"Stay in your homes with your windows shut, a transformer has blown nearby and the air is filled with dangerous levels of pcb"......