Off topic (disasters)

Frederick W. Schueler bckcdb at ISTAR.CA
Sat Jan 1 19:43:39 CST 2005

Curtis Clark wrote:

> > I think I much prefer living in
> > Tornado Alley to being near the Ring of Fire.
> Having lived both places, it is my impression that the nature of the
> physical disasters is way down on the list of factors that make any
> place preferable to any other as a home.

* it's a commonplace around here that in southern climes disaster is
something that happens frightenongly episodically and unpredictably,
while for half or more of the year north of the subarctic convergence
(the region we're pleased to call 'the real world') you're dead if you
step outside for an hour without adequate protection.

           Bishops Mills Natural History Centre
Frederick W. Schueler, Aleta Karstad, Jennifer Helene Schueler
      RR#2 Bishops Mills, Ontario, Canada K0G 1T0
   on the Smiths Falls Limestone Plain 44* 52'N 75* 42'W
     (613)258-3107 <bckcdb at>
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