This Morning I Felt My First Earthquake

 

A small earthquake felt in Kansas City reminds me once again to Cherish Every Moment

This morning around 7 am, I was watching a movie and both my door and upstairs roof simultaneously made a crack and a very loud creaking noise. I instantly sat up, putting my feet on the ground, and felt the floor kind of rumble and shake. My larger dog made a weird yipping sound and both of our dogs made a beeline for me.

It took a second for everything to register and to be honest,  I really thought I was losing my mind; I asked myself is this an earthquake?  Quickly I looked at my glass of water, (The Jurassic Park movie test, ha! don’t judge, at least I knew it wasn’t a T-Rex) and the water was definitely wobbly. Then I knew; I was definitely losing my mind. It stopped after about 45 seconds and armed with this newfound knowledge that I had gone crazy, I went back to my movie. The dogs were smarter, they stayed close and remained wary. Poor pups.

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I’ll Bet You Didn’t Know This…..

Bananas are a berry

I didn’t know it either.

A banana IS considered a berry…BUT oddly enough….

A strawberry is not a berry, (whaaaaat??) yet a banana is… By technical definition, a berry is a fleshy fruit produced from a single seed. The strawberry, however has its dry, yellow “seeds” on the outside (each of which is actually considered a separate fruit).

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