Word of the Day, Web Site of the Day, Number to Know, This Day in History, Today’s Featured Birthday and Daily Quote.

Word of the Day

Bastion BAS-chun (noun) A projecting part of a fortification; a fortified area or position; a place of security or survival; a place dominated by a particular group or marked by a particular characteristic -- www.merriam-webster.com

Web Site of the Day

LibraryThing
www.librarything.com

This online application will help you catalog your books so you can keep track of the books you’ve read, rate them and categorize them however you choose. There’s a social networking aspect, too, where users can connect with people who read the same books.

Number to Know

709 million pounds: The forecast for U.S. cranberry production in 2009. Wisconsin is expected to lead all states in the production of cranberries, with 400 million pounds, followed by Massachusetts (190 million). -- Census.gov

This Day in History

Nov. 25, 1963: President John F. Kennedy is buried at Arlington National Cemetery.

Today’s Featured Birthday

President Bush’s daughters Jenna and Barbara Bush (28)

Daily Quote

“A thankful heart is not only the greatest virtue, but the parent of all the other virtues.” - Cicero