Morning Minutes: Nov. 11

Staff Writer
Mount Shasta Herald

Word of the Day

phantasmagoric \fan-tax-muh-GAWR-ik, -GOR-\ (adjective) having a fantastic or deceptive appearance, as something in a dream or created by the imagination; having the appearance of an optical illusion, especially one produced by a magic lantern; changing or shifting, as a scene made up of many elements. — www.dictionary.com

Website of the Day

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

www.va.gov

Discover the history of Veterans Day, Nov. 11, at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs website. Find memorials, veterans services, special events and more.

Number to Know

2,500: David L. Cook has written more than 2,500 songs, including “Drop that Rock,” which was featured on his album “In the Middle of It All” and garnered a Dove Award nomination for Christian Country Album of the Year in 1999.

This Day in History

Nov. 11, 1993: A sculpture honoring women who served in the Vietnam War is dedicated at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C.

Today’s Featured Birthday

Singer-comedian David L. Cook (45)

Daily Quote

“We carry within us the wonders we seek without us.” — Thomas Browne