Word of the Day
pluvial PLOO-vee-uhl adjective; of or pertaining to rain; rainy; Geology: occurring through the action of rain. noun: Geology . a rainy period formerly regarded as coeval with a glacial age, but now recognized as episodic and, in the tropics, as characteristic of interglacial ages.
— Dictionary.com
Website of the Day
Rainy Mood
With the idea that rain makes everything better, visit this site to hear rain sounds.
Number to Know
75,000: In 1861, President Abraham Lincoln called for 75,000 volunteers to quell the insurrection that soon became the American Civil War
This Day in History
April 15, 1947: Jackie Robinson debuts for the Brooklyn Dodgers, breaking baseball’s color line.
Today’s featured Birthday
Emma Thompson, English actress and screenwriter, 55
Daily Quote
“Any problem, big or small, within a family, always seems to start with bad communication. Someone isn’t listening.” — Emma Thompson