In other news, it's finally looking like autumn around here! Yippee!
In more news, Paul and I felt our first earthquake last night. At first, we had absolutely no idea what was happening! Our entire house was shaking and the pictures were rattling on the walls. The epicenter of the 5.2 magnitude earthquake was actually near Sparks, OK. They had had another around 2:00 a.m. yesterday, as well. We didn't feel that one. To show you how far away we were from the epicenter:
My family is in Oklahoma City, so had to make an 11:00 p.m. phone call to my mom to make sure everyone was all right. Thankfully, they're OK. I'm just hoping there aren't any more any time soon--they've become much more common in Oklahoma in the last few years. I don't think it's a coincidence that earthquakes have become more common as natural gas companies increase their hydraulic fracturing ("fracking") operations. Here's a fracking infographic from Planetsave, with love from me to you, from my soapbox: