Originally Posted by Amethyst
You could move to the UK. They don't seem to get much in the way of earthquakes, hurricanes, or tornadoes; in fact we lived there for 3 years and hardly ever heard thunder. Perhaps that's the origin of the nickname "The Fortunate Isle." They do get serious flooding in the lower-lying areas.
In all our hiking this past few weeks DW and I have commented that it is nice to have no worries about poisonous insects, snakes or spiders, and no dangerous wildlife - not even fire ants.
Of course we and our children actually live in Houston and Austin.
I was very surprised to see how safe California is.