So when I went down to breakfast, apparently the big news was a power outage somewhere in the metro area that was messing up the Metro.
This is the Hope Diamond. It's fuzzy, kind of hard to get a picture when 10 billion people are surrounding it.
This quartz crystal was also on display at the natural history museum. It's like 3 feet tall.
Looking down the Mall, from outside the Washington Monument.
From inside the Washington Monument, at 500 feet up:
The white things on the Mall are tents, they're setting up for some sort of cultural festival.