Morning Minutes: May 12

Staff Writer
Mount Shasta Herald

Word of the Day

Alacrity uh-LAK-ruh-tee (noun) Promptness in response; cheerful readiness -- www.merriam-webster.com

Web Site of the Day

TV Lingo

www.tvlingo.com

Get the latest recaps and reviews of your favorite TV shows. This site is a great place to get news about shows and actors, and discussion is encouraged, so feel free to voice your opinion about recently aired episodes.

Number to Know

1974: Year when International Nurses Day was set on May 12, done so to honor Florence Nightingale, who was born on this date.

This Day in History

May 12, 1932: Ten weeks after his abduction, the infant son of Charles Lindbergh is found dead in Hopewell, New Jersey just a few miles from the Lindberghs' home.

Today’s Featured Birthday

Actress Kim Fields (Tootie on “Facts of Life”) (41)

Daily Quote

“Don't sweat the petty things and don't pet the sweaty things.” - George Carlin, who was born on this date in 1937.