Morning Minutes: May 9
Word of the Day
Frowsy FROW-zee (adj.) Musty, stale; having a slovenly or uncared-for appearance -- www.merriam-webster.com
Web Site of the Day
Mother’s Day 2010
This comprehensive site is full of Mother’s Day features, including historical information, trivia, quotes about moms, recipe suggestions and more. It’s a great resource whether you’re planning a party for Mom or just writing a card.
Number to Know
25: Average age of women in 2006 when they gave birth for the first time, according to Census.gov.
This Day in History
May 9, 1502: Christopher Columbus leaves Spain for his fourth and final journey to the New World.
Today’s Featured Birthday
Musician Billy Joel (61)
“The heart of a mother is a deep abyss at the bottom of which you will always find forgiveness.” - Honoré de Balzac