It was the day the earth shook slightly.
I remember it like it was yesterday. Sitting at home on a hot summer day, watching TV, when my seat started moving ever so slightly. If I could compare it to anything, it was like sitting on a couch with someone who was scratching their leg.
At first I thought the house was about to fall down, then it stopped. Next came the text messages
“Did you just feel that?”
Next? ANARCHY. News reports filing in about glasses of water being tipped over throughout the city. Experts estimated the damage up in the HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS….of cents.
Ottawa, being the closest to the earthquake’s epicenter, felt most of the 5.0 magnitude quake. This photo of a local drug store indicates just that:
Meanwhile, since Toronto has a wicked sense of humor, these shirts were made immediately and sold:
….I bought one.