Re: Earthquake of 1957

10/21/18 - posted by Paul Judge

Annette, that's a wonderful family recollection. Glad that Pinky and Auntie El came through with a good story to share.

That memorable quake provided a family tale that was oft told how my mother and younger sister were shopping at Sutro Super when the quake struck and shelves emptied onto aisle floors. When they walked home they found the family gold fish gasping on the kitchen table outside its bowl. Aftershocks tossed the fish likewise so our mom filled the bath tub and relocated the gold fish there for the duration.

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