News Flash: California Shakes Often

by baldilocks How transplants to California react to 4.4 earthquakes: Most days, it’s easy to forget that coastal California sits at the boundary of two tectonic plates—the Pacific and North American—which are slowly sliding by each other, creating the San Andreas complex of faults. It’s easy to forget that one strand, the Hayward Fault, runs … Continue reading News Flash: California Shakes Often

The Lovely And Violent Hills

This past weekend, the mysterious yet not mythical Mrs. Dude and I took some much needed time away from our respective workplaces to visit the mice, ducks, dogs, chipmunks, and other critters. In other words, Disneyland. Given how we had an extra day, rather than take the quicker, fiercely duller I-5 freeway we opted for … Continue reading The Lovely And Violent Hills