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Mad Mother Nature
August 27th, 2011

This past week has been a weird one for the US east coast. We experienced an earthquake – however small it may have been – and now we’re prepped for a hurricane. It may be down-graded to a tropical storm as we speak, but either way, a tough thunderstorm ruffles our feathers so people are quite reactive. oni demon custodia iphone mini pro max 12 ret11145 Taking a step back from the east coast and looking more globally, it seems mother nature has had it out for us in the last couple of years. It started with earthquakes in Haiti and Chile. samsung galaxy s8 coque mickey There was Icelandic volcano that disrupted travel for weeks (not to mention the damage it did to Icelandic farms). maglia campioni uefa There were the floods that tore through Tennessee. collier argent Then you had the Japanese tsunamis and earthquakes. Adidas Stan Smith Women New Zealand was also the victim of multiple earthquakes. 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