But such damages are just a part of life around here.
“You can’t get excited every time the ground shakes,” she said.
Treat, who also lives in the pocket of town that took the brunt of the damage from the 2011 quake, shrugs at news that more quakes could be in the town’s future, even though when they hit the vibrations shake the dishes, TV and the bed and make his floor “feel like an ocean.”
“It ain’t going to change nothing, we got to live with what we got to live with,” he said. “It’s like tornadoes — you can’t live your life scared of them, either.”