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The Ground is Rocking in New Zealand.

Earthquakes are a part of life here, but riding one out can be an awakening experience.

I awoke in the middle of the night to the bed shaking, not in a good way. The bed was rocking enough to pull Heidi and me from a sound sleep, and it continued to shake forcefully but not violently for several seconds more before it subsided. The trembling…



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Charles Black M.D.

Dr. Charles Black is a general surgeon, author, photographer, outdoorsman, world traveler and fireside philosopher. Website: