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Taking The Stairs

It might be intriguing that my blog has a new post almost after 9 months and that too on such an unexpected topic.
I am in Wellington for some time and have been experiencing the notorious earthquakes. The August 16 earthquake was measured 6.6 on the richter magnitude scale. We were in the office building on fifth floor and suddenly everything started shaking. We quickly followed the well publicised drill "drop, cover, hold" and hid ourselves under our tables.
The moment shakes stopped we took a sigh of relief and rushed out of the building. No one was hurt and there was no damage to our office premises. I believe the thing which saved us was the fact that the epicentre of the earthquake was far away from Wellington. Life is back to normal again and we are now demonstrating hope and resilience which can be termed as some of the best human qualities. :)
Since then I have shown even more regularity in taking the stairs to move up and down the building. Earlier I used to be lazy …