Marching On Together


Marching On Together I have had a romance with a lady since my childhood just like thousands of other people around the world who are also in love with her. I have remained in love with her through the many bad times and the few good times, my love for her has never faltered and never will. My lady's name is Leeds United and she is just five games away from returning to the English Football Premiership, after sixteen years in the football wilderness. In the sixties, seventies and early nineties my lady was known as "Super Leeds," however in 2003, my love was relegated from the English Football Premiership due to financial miss-handling by her owners. "Super Leeds," dropped down to the third tier of English football. If Leeds United can grab ten points from their last five games my lady will be back where she belongs in the higher echelons of English football and I can once more embrace my love with happiness.

Leeds 5 v 0 Stoke, 7 points needed from 4 games... Swansea City 0 v 1 Leeds United, 4 points needed from 3 games...

Sunday, 15 December 2019

As we come toward the end of 2019 a very powerful, shallow, magnitude 6.9, struck near the Philippines city of Davao: The quake is 136th major quake of 2019 so far.

 Map, USGS

A very powerful, shallow, magnitude 6.9, struck, 6km S of Magsaysay, Philippines this morning, according to The Philippine Institute of Seismicity. USGS reported the major quake as a magnitude 6.9. No tsunami warning, advisory, watch, or threat has been issued.

According to Reuters, the powerful earthquake struck near the Philippines city of Davao on Sunday, the U.S. Geological Survey said, the latest tremor to strike the southern part of the country in recent months, but there was no threat of a tsunami. The magnitude 6.8 quake was centred 61 km (38 miles) southwest of Davao on the island of Mindanao, at a depth of 28.2 km, the USGS said, revising down the magnitude from an earlier 6.9. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said there was no tsunami threat from the quake, based on available data. There were no immediate reports of damage, but quakes of such magnitude can damage buildings.

This mornings quake is the 5th major quake, (mag 6 or higher) this December and the 136th major quake of 2019 so far.

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