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Today’s Quote: ” News reporters and editors are human, and make mistakes. Correcting them is core to our job. But insisting that truths you don’t like are “fake news” is dangerous to the lifeblood of democracy. And calling journalists the “enemy of the people” is dangerous, period.”  The New York Times

Today’s Word: Free Press, a body of book publishers, news media, newspapers, magazines, journals, broadcast media, etc., not controlled or restricted by government censorship in political or ideological matters.

Random Thought: I stand with the American media and the First Amendment for a Free Press.   (“The hottest place in Hell is reserved for those who remain neutral in times of great moral conflict.” Martin Luther King, Jr.)

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Today’s Quote: “There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it.”– Edith Wharton

Today’s Word: Apocryphal adj. Of doubtful authenticity, although widely circulated as being true. “Apocryphal stories dating from Hollywood’s golden age.”

Random Thought: I don’t really believe in Karma because I have a list of people that were missed…

Today’s Quote: “Quality is never an accident; it is always the result of intelligent effort.”
— John Ruskin

Today’s Word: Monolithic adj. 1. Massive, solid, and uniform: “The monolithic cathedral.” 2. Large and unchanging: massive, uniform in character, and slow to change.

Random Thought: Why are they called ‘Jolly Ranchers’? Who said that the ranchers were jolly?

Today’s Quote: “Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.” – Thomas Jefferson

Today’s Word: Euphemism n. A mild, inoffensive expression that is substituted for one that is often considered harsh or offensive. “To pass away” is a euphemism for “to die.”

Random Thought: “I just had a lovely, fun, relaxing trip to Costco, let’s do it again soon”…Said no one ever!

Today’s Quote: “You can’t depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus.”
– Mark Twain

Today’s Word: Dexterous adj. Skillful in the use of the hands. Having mental skill or adroitness; clever. Done with dexterity. “A dexterous wood craftsman.”

Random Thought: So didn’t “Selfie Sticks” used to be called friends?

Today’s Quote: “Sometimes one creates a dynamic impression by saying something, and sometimes one creates as significant an impression by remaining silent.” – Dalai Lama

Today’s Word: Unctuous adj. (of a person) Excessively or ingratiatingly flattering. “Anxious to please in an unctuous way.”

Random Thought: I recently read this inspiring thought… What if you woke up today with only the things you thanked God for yesterday?

Today’s Quote: “One should not regret the past. One should not worry about the future. Wise men act by the present time.” – Sanskrit Quote

Today’s Word: Rapacious (ra·p·cious) Adj Aggressively greedy or ravenous; plundering: “A rapacious salesman.”

Random Thought: Watching and listening to Trump’s two attorneys Rudy Giuliani and Jay Sekulow explaining what they think Trump should or won’t do regarding the Mueller investigation is like watching and listening to Abbott and Costello…