Morning Minutes: March 1

Staff Writer
Mount Shasta Herald

Word of the Day

pluvial \PLOO-vee-uhl\ (adjective) 1. of or pertaining to rain; rainy. 2. Geology. occurring through the action of rain. (noun) 1. Geology. a rainy period formerly regarded as coeval with a glacial age, but now recognized asepisodic and, in the tropics, as characteristic of interglacial ages. — www.dictionary.com

Website of the Day

Spring Countdown

http://mycountdown.org/Other/Spring/

Need a countdown to spring? This might help you get out of bed this morning.

Number to Know

1873: On this date in 1873, E. Remington and Sons in Ilion, N.Y., began production of the first practical typewriter.

This Day in History

March 1, 1790: The first U.S. census is authorized.

Today’s Featured Birthday

Director Ron Howard (60)

Daily Quote

“It is like the seed put in the soil — the more one sows, the greater the harvest.” — Orison Swett Marden