Morning Minutes: March 20

Staff Writer
Mount Shasta Herald

Word of the Day

Flounce FLOUNSS (verb) To move with exaggerated jerky or bouncy motions; to go with sudden determination; flounder, struggle -

Website of the Day

Gardening Resources, Cornell University

On this first day of spring, brush up on your gardening knowledge with Cornell University’s gardening guide. Whether you’re looking to plant veggies, flowers or trees, or need some tips on deterring deer, you’re sure to find help with this extensive resource.

Number to Know

20: Date when World Storytelling Day is held around the world in the northern hemisphere. The event, which coincides with the start of spring, is designed to keep the art of oral storytelling alive.

This Day in History

March 20, 1916: Albert Einstein publishes his general theory of relativity.

Today’s Featured Birthday

Filmmaker/actor Spike Lee (54)

Daily Quote

“If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant; if we did not sometimes taste of adversity, prosperity would not be so welcome.” - Anne Bradstreet