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

pittance PIT-ns (noun) a small amount or share; a small allowance or sum, as of money for living expenses; a scanty income or remuneration. — www.dictionary.com

Website of the Day

My Boat


A website from Greenpeace International, My Boat works to support sustainable fishermen. Learn more about low-impact fishing and how many boats have been sent to sea.

Number to Know

8: Edward C. King, a member of Southern rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd, co-wrote “Sweet Home Alabama,” a tune that peaked at No. 8 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 in 1974.

This Day in History

Sept. 14, 1984: Joe Kittinger becomes the first person to fly a gas balloon alone across the Atlantic Ocean.

Today’s Featured Birthday

Guitarist Edward C. King (64)

Daily Quote

“When love and skill work together, expect a masterpiece.” - John Ruskin