Tag Archives: earthquakes

This Tornado Loves You

There was a bit of a theme in the early Oz books about Dorothy reaching fairyland by means of natural disasters. We all know about the cyclone, then there was a storm at sea in Ozma of Oz and an … Continue reading

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Capturing Carpio

I came across the name of Bernardo Carpio when researching sleeping heroes, but I felt he probably deserved his own post. As he’s said to cause earthquakes, he’s more like the imprisoned Ymir or Loki in Norse mythology than the … Continue reading

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My Earthquake Brings All the Fish to the Pond

You may have noticed I haven’t written anything in my blogs about the earthquake and tsunami in Japan, aside from my post on Ann Coulter’s bizarre take on radiation. Generally, I’ll only post about current events if I can find … Continue reading

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