Morning Minutes August 20, 2010

Staff Writer
Gonzales Weekly Citizen

Word of the Day

    Inchoate in-KOH-ut (adj.) Being only partly in existence or operation, especially imperfectly formed or formulated - www.merriam-webster.com

    Website of the Day

    The H.P. Lovecraft Archive

    www.hplovecraft.com

    If you're a fan of "weird fiction" author H.P. Lovecraft, this is the site for you. Read about his life, fictional creations and writing. There's a great section on how Lovecraft influenced others - in art, music, pop culture and more.

    Number to Know

    1889-1893: Years when Benjamin Harrison served as president. Harrison was born on this date in 1833.

    This Day in History

    Aug. 20, 1866: President Andrew Johnson formally declares the Civil War over.

    Today's Featured Birthday

    Musician Robert Plant (62)

    Daily Quote

    "I never ask a man what his business is, for it never interests me. What I ask him about are his thoughts and dreams." - Writer H.P. Lovecraft, who was born on this date in 1890.