Morning Minutes: Jan. 21
Word of the Day
Ekphrasis EK-fruh-sis (noun) A literary description of or commentary on a visual work of art - www.merriam-webster.com
Website of the Day
National Hugging Day
Today is National Hugging Day, so head to this website, which lists huggable people of the year, lets you send a hug via e-mail, has hug news and more. And after you step away from the computer or smart phone, make sure to hug someone!
Number to Know
1986: Year when National Hug (or Hugging) Day was founded. It is celebrated every Jan. 21.
This Day in History
Jan. 21, 1977: President Jimmy Carter pardons nearly all American Vietnam War draft evaders, some of whom had emigrated to Canada.
Today’s Featured Birthday
Golfing legend Jack Nicklaus (73)
“A hug is like a boomerang - you get it back right away.” - Bill Keane