Morning Minutes: Jan. 6

Staff Writer
Mount Shasta Herald

Word of the Day

Ear candy EER-KAN-dee (noun) Music that is pleasing to listen to but lacks depth -

Website of the Day

Carl Sandburg

Today is the birthday of poet Carl Sandburg (he was born Jan. 6, 1878), so head to this site to learn all about the man and his work. The site also has information on historic Sandburg sites, including the Carl Sandburg State Historic Site in Galesburg, Ill., his hometown and final resting place.

Number to Know

12: Today is the twelfth day of Christmas, the end of the celebration.

This Day in History

Jan. 6, 1994: Nancy Kerrigan is hit on the knee at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships in Detroit.

Today’s Featured Birthday

Actor/comedian Rowan Atkinson (58)

Daily Quote

“Anger is the most impotent of passions. It effects nothing it goes about, and hurts the one who is possessed by it more than the one against whom it is directed.” - Carl Sandburg