Did you know..


Did you know…

… that today is the birthday of Eli Whitney (1765)? Eli Whitney was the inventor of the cotton gin and a pioneer in the mass production of cotton. Trivia fans: In 1798, Eli Whitney invented a way to manufacture muskets by machine so that the parts were interchangeable. Ironically, it was as a manufacturer of muskets that Whitney finally became rich.~~~

Today’s Inspirational Quote:

“No one would have crossed the ocean if he could have gotten off the ship in the storm.”— Charles Kettering

Did you know…

… that today is Charlie Brown Christmas Day? “A Charlie Brown Christmas” premiered on this day in 1965. Trivia fans: Just before her remarks about Christmas being a big commercial racket, Lucy refers to Charlie Brown simply as Charlie. This is the only time she does this in any of the TV specials. Every other time it’s Charlie Brown.~~~

Today’s Inspirational Quote:

“Things are never quite as scary when you’ve got a best friend.”— Bill Watterson