Morning Minutes: Feb. 8

Staff Writer
Mount Shasta Herald

Morning Minutes: Feb. 8

Word of the Day, Website of the Day, Number to Know, This Day in History, Today's Featured Birthday and Daily Quote.

Word of the Day

Zenith ZEE-nith (noun) A highest point or state; culmination - dictionary.com

Website of the Day

The Innoncence Project

http://www.innocenceproject.org

The website describes the Innocence Project as "a national litigation and public policy organization dedicated to exonerating wrongfully convicted people through DNA testing and reforming the criminal justice system to prevent future injustice." John Grisham is on the artists' committee, along with Zooey Deschanel, Stephen Colbert, Paris Barclay and Yoko Ono.

Number to Know

28: Number of books published by John Grisham

This Day in History

Feb. 8, 1957: Mary, Queen of Scots, is beheaded in England for her complicity in a plot to murder Queen Elizabeth.

Today's Featured Birthday

Author John Grisham (58)

Daily Quote

"People can be more forgiving than you can imagine. But you have to forgive yourself. Let go of what's bitter and move on." - Bill Cosby