Word of the Day
verdant VUR-dnt adjective; Green with vegetation; covered with green growth; Green; Lacking experience or sophistication; naive. — Dictionary.com
Website of the Day
The Verdant Gryphon
http://verdantgryphon.com/catalog/index.php
A quirky, small dyeworks nestled in Maryland’s Eastern Shore, the Verdant Gryphon is your one-stop source for luxury hand-dyed yarns in mythically beautiful colors sprinkled with ancient history, entomology, exotic locales, and all sorts of other fun and esoteric chicanery.
Number to Know
2.1: When the Transit-5bn satellite failed to reach orbit after launching in 1964, 2.1 pounds of radioactive plutonium from its power source was widely dispersed as it re-entered the atmosphere.
This Day in History
April 21, 1982: Rollie Fingers of the Milwaukee Brewers becomes the first pitcher to record 300 saves.
Today’s Featured Birthday
Patti LuPone, American actress and singer, 65
Daily Quote
“Smile at a stranger. See what happens.” — Patti LuPone