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

Vagary VAY-guh-ree (noun) An erratic, unpredictable or extravagant manifestation, action or notion - www.merriam-webster.com

Website of the Day

Snow safety

Snow often means outdoor activities, whether it is sledding, building a snowman or shoveling the driveway. But safety should always come first. Visit this site to get the tips you need to keep you and your family safe.

Number to Know

$1.2 billion: The value of product shipments of candles in 2008 by the nation's manufacturers. Many of these candles are lit during Hanukkah and Kwanzaa celebrations. – Census.gov

This Day in History

Dec. 6, 1884: The Washington Monument in Washington, D.C., is completed.

Today’s Featured Birthday

Comedian Steven Wright (55)

Daily Quote

“The best of all gifts around any Christmas tree: the presence of a happy family all wrapped up in each other.” - Burton Hillis