About Last Night

thinkingYIKES! And I thought it was Ru Paul’s Drag Race – the taped finale to Season 6 – making all that noise last night!!!!

No. We had an earthquake around 9:45 PM. It was a 3.2 magnitude version of the BIG one We had back in 2011.

It rocked the house. Got louder and louder and louder. And it rumbled and rumbled and rumbled.

No damage done, though. But the peep’s gonna check to see if things fell off the shelves. I know I noticed some tilted paintings this morning. Whew.

Back to Ru Paul. Condogulations Miss Bianca Del Rio!!!! You’re the bomb! We loved Courtney Act, too, but you’re the QUEEN OF THE QUEENS!

(NOTE: I like queens, because they’re different. Like me. People call me a skunk. They call me a little old man – when I’m only 8 . They make fun of how slowly I walk and they say lots of things that aren’t kind. I hate being called a skunk. It’s cruel. And people are cruel to lots of people. That’s just not right. And remember, I almost didn’t make it after I was born because of my color and my bent tail, so, my friends, that’s why I embrace all things. ALL things, ALL people…it doesn’t matter to me. We all have this one earth to inhabit. We’d all better just give it up and GET ALONG.)

What You Learned Today:

  • We were minding Our business last night when the rumbling started. Upstairs. On a little glassed-in side porch.
  • Like We do most nights before we lay-me-down-Our-heads-to-sleep….
  • When all of a sudden, the noise started.
  • We thought it was a big truck.
  • Then, one of the peeps thought, “Oh no. Here We are upstairs, with lots of glass around Us, and an earthquake is gonna level the house” but oh contraire my peepstress, never fear, because I AM HERE.
  • I’ll make the rumbling stop.
  • And so, I did.
  • There you have it.
  • HEY…here’s a bit of trivia for you. Did you know that East Coast earthquakes are felt over a much wider area than those on the West Coast?
  • Now you do.
  • You’re welcome.

About The Scottie Chronicles

The Scottie Chronicles began in 2009 as a voice for Stuart, a more than memorable black, brindle and white Scottish Terrier who captured hearts around the world. He passed suddenly in December 2015 from cardiac hemangiosarcoma, a nasty canine cancer that took him far too early. He would have been 10 years old in March 2016. The Scottie Chronicles is dedicated to Stuart and the joy he shared with everyone who met him or saw him from afar. If you love Scotties, please follow along. Arroooo!
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24 Responses to About Last Night

  1. hungryhungryhippo404 says:

    Hehehe cutest darn skunk I ever saw! 😀 Glad you’re ok, sounds like scary stuff!

  2. fozziemum says:

    Stuart we embrace everyone too..i have been bullied and picked on and it’s mean and pretty pathetic too! as for your earthquake…we had in our state an earthquake yesterday too!! we go t a site called geoscience where you can report what you felt and see maps and get info..totally cool as I wanted to be an archaeologist and astronaut and general digging up discovery person (epic fail at all btw) this stuff fascinates me…did mention I was bullied ..could it have been my nerdish ways 😉 hugs and loves Fozziemum xxx

  3. An earthquake?! OMD, that would skeer me so much!! I’m glad you’re okay and the paintings will survive. 🙂

  4. Duffy, Andrew & Elsa says:

    That is scary! Nebraska doesn’t have many quakes, but we have had a few. Stuart, you are so precious, I don’t know why someone would be so mean. Just know that we love you. In a sense, aren’t we all a little weird??? It would be so boring if everyone were the same.

  5. Kyla says:

    I’ve never been through one. They have been through many, having lived in the SF area. They were in the ball park on 10/17/1989 at 5:04 in the afternoon. Relax Stu, after a few, they’re actually fun.

  6. I’m glad nothing happened to you and your peeps. maybe you should wear a tinfoil hat like Kyla to safe the planet earth? :o)

  7. paigeandspaniels says:

    Team Bianca Del Rio? Did you just become my favorite blog?! Yes, yes you did.

  8. Anonymous says:

    You do not look like a skunk. you have a leisurely gate. and a delightful swagger from behind. best of all…you are loved by many ! So… lift that leg on the nasty people with mean tongues in their ugly mouths!!! As for RuPaul … heck yes!!!! 😉
    ♪ L&M

  9. Ranger says:

    OMD…. da house shook? OMD. Did you feel it before your peeps?
    Wags,
    Ranger

  10. Donna says:

    I love the white markings you have. I wish I could find a Scottie who has markings just like you. You are a very handsome Scottie!!

  11. Yikes Stu! We have had one earthquake here and it was a doozy but I knew it was coming before it got here and headed to the basement. As for you looking like a skunk? No way! NO WAY! You’re purrrfect and very distinguished with your white “trim” and anyone who says any different has all of us friends of yours to contend with! So there!

    Hugs, Sammy

  12. Bella & Roxy says:

    An Earthquake. SHE remembers one when SHE attended Radford.

  13. So you are saying ‘the earth moved for you last night’ Stuart 🙂

  14. You do NOT look like a skunk! Every Scottie is handsome and distinguished! 🙂
    ARRRRrrrOOOOO!
    Dewars
    (ps. make sure to go over and see what my mom made to celebrate me and posted on the blog today)

  15. susieandsidebite says:

    Hey Stuart, we had one here also, around 10:00pm, it was a 3.6 about 20 miles away, didn’t even wake Bites up, now ME I ran for Dad!

    Pees: how was your yard tour, we weren’t home the last 9 days!
    The Mad Scots
    Pees Two, NO SKUNK, your just a cool dude in his tux!

  16. theguster says:

    Stuart, remember this: People who say mean things to you may look ‘perfect’ on the outside but they are ugly on the inside and when they speak, it shows. It is because some people who are insecure or lack confidence in themselves will always try to turn the attention away from their perceived shortcomings and focus on someone else. Don’t fall for it. You are perfect inside and out!

    Pay them no mind and remember your loving peeps saw the beauty and goodness in you and when they chose you, they chose a winner!

    P.S. Did the peeps put your thunder shirt on you during the earthquake? I am glad nothing bad happened.

    McDuff & Mom

  17. Goodness, we’re glad to hear that you are safe & sound. As for the unkind things people have said to you Stu…you just kick some dirt of them and walk away!
    Wally & Sammy

  18. Whitley says:

    I were in an earthquake when I lived in LA – I barked and hid under da bed.

  19. PigLove says:

    OMP (oh my pig!) An earthquake?! Are you sure? Was it my mom sneezing – snorts. Please be safe ya’ll!! XOXO – Bacon

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  21. corkscot says:

    We feel your pain. Mom survived Andrew in 1992 and Francis, Jean, and Wilma. The howling wind is scary. Watching the pool enclosure come down three times was even more scary. We do not have one any more.

  22. Glad to hear you and the peeps are safe! OMD we didn’t know until reading your blog! What a month between the tornado and earthquake you’ve been through your share of scares! Oh and we love your white markings you’re so handsome!

  23. Yikes! I’ve never experienced an earthquake. Scary!

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