Monday, March 14, 2011


Awoke in Vancouver to the news and warnings of the earthquake and tsunami in Japan.

Not much can be said. Horrible.

Tide of 1,000 bodies overwhelms quake-hit Japan - Yahoo! News:
"TAKAJO, Japan – A tide of bodies washed up along Japan's coastline, crematoriums were overwhelmed and rescue workers ran out of body bags as the nation faced the grim reality of a mounting humanitarian, economic and nuclear crisis Monday after a calamitous tsunami.

Millions of people were facing a fourth night without water, food or heating in near-freezing temperatures in the northeast devastated by an earthquake and the wave it spawned. Meanwhile, a third reactor at a nuclear power plant lost its cooling capacity and the fuel rods at another were at least briefly fully exposed, raising fears of a meltdown."

California ‘closely monitoring’ Japan nuclear leak | The Raw Story:
"LOS ANGELES — California is closely monitoring efforts to contain leaks from a quake-damaged Japanese nuclear plant, a spokesman said Saturday, as experts said radiation could be blown out across the Pacific.

While officials downplayed any immediate danger, the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission deployed two experts to Japan, where the Fukushima plant, which was rocked by a large explosion earlier in the day in the aftermath of Japan's strongest-ever earthquake."

Wall of Water Slams Japanese Town


Tsunami reaches the Bay. Eastern span of the Bay Bridge in the background.


Photos: Tsunami damage in Hawaii, California | Phoenix News | Arizona News | | Arizona News Headlines


I snapped this at LAX on Saturday. Much pain on that flight.


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