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Gridley Herald - Gridley, CA
  • Morning Minutes: Jan. 6

  • Word of the Day, Website of the Day, Number to Know, This Day in History, Today’s Featured Birthday and Daily Quote.

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  • Word of the Day
    Ear candy EER-KAN-dee (noun) Music that is pleasing to listen to but lacks depth - www.merriam-webster.com
    Website of the Day
    Carl Sandburg
    www.carlsandburg.net
    Today is the birthday of poet Carl Sandburg (he was born Jan. 6, 1878), so head to this site to learn all about the man and his work. The site also has information on historic Sandburg sites, including the Carl Sandburg State Historic Site in Galesburg, Ill., his hometown and final resting place.
    Number to Know
    12: Today is the twelfth day of Christmas, the end of the celebration.
    This Day in History
    Jan. 6, 1994: Nancy Kerrigan is hit on the knee at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships in Detroit.
    Today’s Featured Birthday
    Actor/comedian Rowan Atkinson (58)
    Daily Quote
    “Anger is the most impotent of passions. It effects nothing it goes about, and hurts the one who is possessed by it more than the one against whom it is directed.” - Carl Sandburg
     
     
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