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In the Quake Zone

The ground here in Sano, Japan is still shaking as I write at noon on Saturday, March 12, 2011, the day after the largest earthquake in the nation’s history. It struck 21.5 hours ago. I was working at my desk as usual when my shoji — sliding doors of translucent veneer in the case of […]

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Earthquake Update

Thank you to everybody who emailed and tried calling to see if I survived the devastating series of earthquakes yesterday. Yes, I did, and my home and office are fine. My town, Sano, was dark all night and the shaking continues even now at 9:30 Saturday morning, although the power is back on and life […]

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