Morning Minutes: May 11

Staff Writer
Mount Shasta Herald

Word of the Day

Hawthorn HAW-thorn (noun) Any of a genus (Crataegus) of spring-flowering spiny shrubs or small trees of the rose family with glossy and often lobed leaves, white or pink fragrant flowers and small red fruits -- www.merriam-webster.com

Web Site of the Day

eWedding

www.ewedding.com

It seems like every couple is creating a website dedicated to the big day. If you’re planning a wedding, check out this free site that lets you share wedding-day details, photos and more. More cool features are available for a fee.

Number to Know

1,500: Approximate number of paintings Salvador Dali composed in his lifetime. He was born on this date in 1904.

This Day in History

May 11, 1858: Minnesota is admitted as the 32nd state.

Today’s Featured Birthday

Spanish soccer star Andrés Iniesta (26)

Daily Quote

“Have no fear of perfection - you'll never reach it.” - Salvador Dali