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Old 03-11-2011, 01:19 PM   #11
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Man, talk about dedication to work. They would rather save a few bottles of wine than their own lives.... But then, they're Japanese so that's not surprising to me.


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Old 03-11-2011, 01:32 PM   #12
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I don't recall all their nicks, but we have some DC members from Japan. My thoughts are with them also.

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Old 03-11-2011, 02:10 PM   #13
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I couldn't believe what I was seeing. That is one scary tsunami! I have friends in Hawaii right now, hope they aren't on the beach.

Prayers going up that the loss of life is minimal and that clean up efforts are not hampered by aftershocks etc.
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Old 03-11-2011, 03:18 PM   #14
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For some reason one of the LA tv stations had a helicopter over our Ventura harbor watching what was happening this morning. They generally don't pay much attention to us up here, since we're about 60 miles north of LA, and we often feel left out and unimportant. Anyway, it was amazing watching that coverage. You could actually see the exchange of water being sucked out of the harbor, and back in again by the difference in the color of the water. It looked like rivers in the water of blue and brown. Thankfully we had no damage I know about.
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Old 03-11-2011, 03:58 PM   #15
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Brings new meaning to "rock your world," doesn't it? I think I like the old meaning better.
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Old 03-11-2011, 04:14 PM   #16
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makes me think how very lucky we are. Pass that luck and good thoughts to our brothers and sisters in Japan
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Old 03-11-2011, 07:49 PM   #17
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Boy, those pictures of the quake & tsunami are just mind-boggling! Goodweed, you seem to have your problem well in hand, so you won't mind if I take back the sympathy I extended to you and add it to Kadesma's good wishes for the victims.
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Old 03-11-2011, 10:21 PM   #18
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I don't have a full handle on the religious "protocol" around here, but don't want to fail to add my support - and my request on behalf of my dear ones in Japan, the Philippines, Guam, Hawaii, and Micronesia - but feel safe in saying I will apply the full force of my faith convictions on behalf of those who have made requests and ask the same of others for my request.
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Old 03-11-2011, 11:04 PM   #19
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I watched in bewilderment this morning and have been watching off and on all day, the devastation in Japan. I hope that rescue operations are able to help as many people as possible and get to those who are stranded in the elements as quickly as possible. I will be doing what I can to help.
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Old 03-12-2011, 12:40 AM   #20
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What a terrible tragedy.

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