One year ago right NOW (ish) a magnitude 5.8 earthquake hit near Mineral, Va.
Discovery Communications was closed following the earthquake.
This Discovery News employee absconded to a safe place for an afternoon margarita.
Washington Monument post earthquake. They had to clear the area of tourists!
-Washington Monument, D.C. Photo taken by: me
Sadly, the Washington Monument is still closed for repairs a year later. According to USA Today the monument may reopen in 2014.