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The "Earthquake Lady" prepares Utah for living in earthquake country Last week in Sandy UT I listened to a presentation by Maralin Hoff, "Earthquake Lady, from the Utah Department of Public Safety. Maralin is a Community Outreach Specialist, imparting her message to all parts of Utah for nearly t...
We bounced along for the week in the Intermountain West My hobby interest is observing seismic events (earthquakes) in the Intermountain West (Utah to Yellowstone) with my home , Sandy UT in the middle of the mapped area. My observations each cover a period of one week. As usual my information is...

By Larry O'Sullivan
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Daily challenges make life exciting in Sandy UT I like to think I lead a well-ordered, if hectic, life. I get the most out of each day. Now I realize the importance of Plan B, and sometimes Plan C.  D E and F are somewhere there as well. Friday saw my wife drive herself to Alta View hospital in S...

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Well Served by Destiny A beautiful Autumn morning, a delightful time for a scramble (my version of a tactical outing on my 3 wheel scooter), fresh air with cool temperatures, fine and dry. The weather in Sandy UT at the moment is worth bottling. Sandy UT is a great place to visit anytime; it is a...
A lull in seismic events this week in the Intermountain West My hobby of observing seismic events (earthquakes) for the Intermountain West (Utah to Yellowstone) over the last week shows we have had 24 events ~ all in the micro category. 18 events across Utah, with a 2.3 at Tropic UT 3 events West...
A week of seismic events in the Intermountain West Seismic events are also called earthquakes. They are a common feature of the Intermountain West (Utah to Yellowstone). Their occurrences in weekly blocks provides the substance of my hobby. I observe and report seismic activity in the region. If ...

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Heritage Festival at Historic Sandy UT Come to the Sandy Heritage Festival on Saturday, September 15 at 11am. It's at the Main Street Park (90 E 8720 S) in Historic Sandy UT. 84070 As a Sandy UT resident I received a notice of the festival from Sandy Community Events, sponsored by the City of San...

By Larry O'Sullivan
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A week of seismic events provide fascination. A week of 37 seismic events (earthquakes) in the Intermountain West (Utah to Yellowstone - the Intermountain Corridor) for the last week. The information to fuel my hobby (to inform, never to alarm) of observing seismic activity in this region is prov...

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Christie kneads people in Sandy UT My favorite Massage Therapist (who happens also to be my wife) works in Sandy UT.Christie is a Licensed Massage Therapist who impressed me with her skills eight years ago when she visited me in Australia before we were married. I hold Australian Massage qualific...
The Hundredth day sure feels good. Celebration in Sandy UT today My 100 Day Attack is over bar the shouting. It's my celebration time in Sandy UT. Tomorrow, Day 101, is planned as my day of rest and gratitude. For those of you have followed the Attack since Day 1, June 1, 2012, I hope you have jo...

By Larry O'Sullivan
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A wordle with a touch... Active Rain is quite a playground  (and a classroom) for me. I get to enjoy the work of others and then get to practice and adapt it to my needs. The serendipity that comes from combining thoughts of others that are freely shared is a daily source of wonder. Gary Coles go...

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A quiet, light week in the Intermountain West   Even hobbies of exciting observation can have quiet times. This week of shake and rattle in the Intermountain Corridor (Utah to Yellowstone) has been reasonably quiet.   As usual, reporting on my hobby of observing Seismic Activity (Earthquakes) in ...

By Larry O'Sullivan
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Ninety out of One Hundred completed Ninety days in and still charging along. Heat from the dry summer or the friction of sustained effort?  Into the last ten days of the attack with gusto. I can use my 1.1 multiplier yet again to stretch a little further – in a sprint to the finish.  An increase ...

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Fairly quiet in the Intermountain Corridor. This has been a fairly quiet week for seismic activity (earthquakes) in the Intermountain Corridor, a mere 28 events ~ all in the micro range, although a 2.9 at Big Water UT and a 2.8 at Lechee AZ are knocking at the 3.0 boundary of minor earthquakes. M...
Power problems lead to summer ramble in Sandy UT Normally the batteries on my power chair take a beating in the colder temperatures, and snow drifts, of winter ~high demand and super-cooling. So when my power supply recently dropped from providing ten hours of go to twenty minutes of uncertainty,...

By Larry O'Sullivan
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A bout of activity and a link with history After a minor earthquake (3.1) and five other seismic events (all micros) last Monday (just outside the scope of this map) Kanosh UT (Millard County) has hogged the attention of my hobby again this week with 12 micro (largest 2.7) earthquakes for this 16...

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How do you "break the ice"? Social media allows us to be verbose while encouraging a paperless existence. We can post long and often with our blog sites ~ and interactive replies can produce short acceptance of view or long arguments of dissent. The Facebook format encourages shorter burst of tho...

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Thoughts on Early Morning in Sandy UT I have already been up five hours, and it's only 9am. It is my choice ("sleep is an optional extra"). Not your drag 'em up kicking and screaming type of up or I have to get up because it's up to me type of up, but a joyful choice to start a new, productive da...
Like scattering confetti in the Intermountain West, a shake or two... A minor earthquake (a 3.1) a few hour hours ago at Kanosh UT, 29 seismic events (earthquakes) for the week in the Intermountain West (Utah to Yellowstone) 28 in the micro category, 22 of the events for the week within the borde...

By Larry O'Sullivan
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Just like the Olympics Talk about getting its nose in a knot by being outdone last week by a 3.6 minor earthquake in Emery UT, West Yellowstone WY replied late last evening with a 3.2 also in the minor range, and the biggest for the week, in a time when they just edged out Utah 24 -20 in all even...

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