Today ’s Quote: “You become successful by helping others become successful.” – Unknown

Today’s Word: Dismal adj Gloomy. Depressing; dreary. “The business was a dismal failure;” “Dismal weather.”

Random Thought: If a person says, “It was an uphill battle,” and another says, “It went downhill from there,” how could they both be having troubles?

Today ’s Quote: “Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle.”
– Abraham Lincoln

Today’s Word: Onerous adj. Involving heavy obligations. Involving a burdensome amount of effort and difficulty. “The court’s stipulations were onerous.”

Random Thought: Don’t worry about temptations as you get older…they start avoiding you.

Today ’s Quote:”What would you attempt to do if you knew you could not fail?” – Robert Schuller

Today Word: Provenance n. The beginning of something’s existence; something’s origin. The place of origin or earliest known history of something. “An exquisite vase of Chinese provenance.”

Random Thought: I never know where to look when eating a banana…

Today ’s Quote: “Learning is not attained by chance, it must be sought for with ardor and attended to with diligence.” — Abigail Adams

Today’s Word: Tepid adj. Showing little enthusiasm: “The president had a tepid response to the proposal.”

Random Thought: Anybody who can swallow aspirin at a drinking fountain deserves to get well…

Today ’s Quote: “A mind is like a parachute, it doesn’t work if it isn’t open.” – Frank Zappa

Today’s Word: Efficacious adj. Successful in producing a desired or intended result; effective. “Efficacious treatment for the disease.”

Random Thought: Ever notice that in Michigan you can wear flip-flops and snow boots in the same week?

Today ’s Quote: “If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.” – John Quincy Adams

Today’s Word: Incorrigible adj. Not able to be corrected, improved, or reformed. “His bad habits were incorrigible.”

Random Thought: It appears that today is going to be another fine day ruined by responsibility…

Today ’s Quote: “It may be that when we no longer know what to do, we have come to our real work, and when we no longer know which way to go, we have begun our real journey.” — Wendell Berry

Today’s Word: Malicious adj. Characterized by malice; intending or intended to do harm. “Malicious rumors.”

Random Thought: I pride myself on being disguised as a responsible adult…


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