Golly gee! My debut in the New York Times:
… more than 62,000 people logged into a geological survey Web site to confirm that they felt the earth move. Among those feeling the shake was Gene Cowan, a graphic designer and blogger in San Jose, who said in an interview that he had thought “a truck had hit my house.” He said he stayed up all night worried about aftershocks.
“If anyone asks,” Mr. Cowan wrote on his blog, “my Halloween costume is ‘sleep deprived earthquake survivor.’”