Golden skillets, a crown, a "Golden Mrs. Butterworth", and beads sit on an awards table before the start of the Washington National Cathedral  Pancake Races held in front of the Cathedral on Shrove Tuesday, more commonly known as "Mardi Gras.", Washington, D.C., Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2012. This years annual Pancake Races are entitled the “Shake, Rattle & Race Edition,†in light of the earthquake damage the cathedral sustained earlier this year. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

Photo by: Andrew Harnik

Golden skillets, a crown, a "Golden Mrs. Butterworth", and beads sit on an awards table before the start of the Washington National Cathedral Pancake Races held in front of the Cathedral on Shrove Tuesday, more commonly known as "Mardi Gras.", Washington, D.C., Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2012. This years annual Pancake Races are entitled the “Shake, Rattle & Race Edition,†in light of the earthquake damage the cathedral sustained earlier this year. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)