Morning Minutes Dec. 6, 2010
Word of the Day
Vagary VAY-guh-ree (noun) An erratic, unpredictable or extravagant manifestation, action or notion - www.merriam-webster.com
Website of the Day
Snow often means outdoor activities, whether it is sledding, building a snowman or shoveling the driveway. But safety should always come first. Visit this site to get the tips you need to keep you and your family safe.
Number to Know
$1.2 billion: The value of product shipments of candles in 2008 by the nation's manufacturers. Many of these candles are lit during Hanukkah and Kwanzaa celebrations. - Census.gov
This Day in History
Dec. 6, 1884: The Washington Monument in Washington, D.C., is completed.
Today's Featured Birthday
Comedian Steven Wright (55)
"The best of all gifts around any Christmas tree: the presence of a happy family all wrapped up in each other." - Burton Hillis