Friday, March 11, 2011


Woke up to this picturesque tableau this morning:

Unfortunately, the people of Japan were hit overnight by a huge earthquake that has created a tsunami.  The scenes I've seen so far have been unbelievably frightening, and not a lot of information is getting out.  Hawaii is supposed to be hit very soon and the coastlines have been evacuated.  My friend, Carol Carter, is there, teaching a workshop.  I'm sending positive thoughts for her safety.  Australia and New Zealand are waiting to be hit, too.  Let's keep all these people in our thoughts today as we go about our business.

What's a little snow - a little fluffy, pretty, wet and frosting-like snow compared to earthquakes and tsunamis??


Jan Yates, SCA said...

you're right-we are very lucky -i can't begin to even articulate what i feel re victims of this disaster

so yes, lets embrace what we have--and relish in the bright and beautiful--which are your yellow bids below! glad you pushed them--i just want to gather them with both hands, let them go and watch the flight and flurry of yellow on this monochromatic day!

RH Carpenter said...

A good visual, Jan - taking the birds and letting them fly, hoping they bring a bit of brightness and joy to anyone who sees them winging their way around the world :)

Carol Blackburn said...

Yes, this was a scary I have many relatives in California around the San Francisco area and south. Everyone is safe and thankful they were spared a disaster. I told them they need to move back east with me but no luck with that.

RH Carpenter said...

Carol, it was scary for a lot of people on the west coast and I'm glad it wasn't too bad - a few boats damaged in one area in California. The price people pay to live where it never snows :)