|The Washington Cathedral sustains damage.|
Just talked to my sister-in-law who is from San Jose, California but lives nearby me here in Virginia. She was visiting her eighty year old father at his house in Burke. Until recently he was a long-time resident of San Jose but now lives here. When the earthquake ended there was silence and then he turned to his daughter and said rather calmly, "well, that was a bout a 5."
LATER: One of the smashed things was my collector's edition of a Ronald Reagan Jelly Bean Jar. My George W. Bush Jack-in-the-Box also crashed to floor and W popped out. But Grandma's China is okay.