I haven’t been able to focus at all today. I didn’t really understand the scope of it til this afternoon.
When I describe Sichuan to people I always mention the food, and the mountains, the humidity sometimes, and I always explain that Sichuan translates literally into the four rivers that cut through it. The people there speak with a flattened dialect, like this, I say. And I say I’ll take them one day to this place.
If you feel compelled to help, I’ve been looking around. Here are some relief organizations that have already begun their operations:
**or you can donate directly to the China Relief Fund, here.
I hope everything is alright with your family, your friends, you, out in this beautiful region of the world.