aku-aku: v.. To move a tall, flat bottomed object (such as a bookshelf) by swiveling it alternatively on its corners in a "walking" fashion. [After the book by Thor Heyerdahl theorising the statues of Easter Island were moved in this fashion.] source: LangMaker.com. Aku Aku also has another meaning to the islanders: a spiritual guide.
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quakes and shakes
Posted by dav at 2003 May 26 06:53 AM
File under: Thoughts

The increasing frequency, intensity and duration of earthquakes in Tokyo is freaking out Mie, which is freaking out me. I don't like to think about the sort of what-ifs towards which all the seismic activity leads...

Comments:

we had a 3.4 today about 5 miles offshore from san francisco. yesterday a 4.3 up north near santa rosa

Posted by: sean on May 26, 2003 06:00 PM

Huh, we sure did. As usual I didn't even notice, and at 2:15 I wasn't even drunk yet.

Posted by: Dav on May 26, 2003 11:00 PM

Just in the nick of time:

Wirefarm's Earthquake Prevention Tips.

Posted by: Dav on May 26, 2003 11:51 PM

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