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Today’s Quote: Success in life is a matter not so much of talent or opportunity as of concentration and
perseverance.
– C. W. Wendte

Today Word: Extemporaneous adj. 1. Unrehearsed. Done or said without advance preparation or thought; impromptu. 2. Prepared in advance but delivered without notes or text: “An extemporaneous speech.”

Random Thought: I sometimes look at a person and wonder, what part of their outfit made them look in the mirror and say, “yes that’s how I choose to represent myself today”?

Today’s Quote: “The cave you fear to enter holds the treasure you seek.” – Joseph Campbell

Today’s Word: Furtive adj. 1. Marked by quiet, caution or secrecy; taking pains to avoid being observed. “A furtive kiss.” 2. Characterized by stealth; surreptitious. “A furtive attempt to take control of the business.”

Random Thought: Why does mineral water that has streamed through the mountains for centuries have to be sold by a certain date?

Today’s Quote: “The only person who cannot be helped is that person who blames others.” – Carl Rogers

Today’s Word: Doleful adj Expressing sorrow; mournful. “A doleful look.” Causing misfortune or grief. “Doleful consequences.”

Random Thought: I can still be the life of the party…as long as it ends around 9:30…

Today’s Quote: “The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails.” – William Arthur Ward

Today’s Word: Antithesis n.pl. 1. Direct contrast; opposition. 2. The direct or exact opposite. “Hope is the antithesis of despair.

Random Thought: Ever notice how quickly we  can point out unethical behavior in others, but can rationalize our own ?

Today’s Quote: “Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.” – Helen Keller

Today’s Word: Feckless adj. 1. Careless and irresponsible. “The kids were feckless during spring break.” 2. Lacking purpose or vitality; feeble or ineffective – unlikely to be successful. “It was a feckless attempt to make the company a success.

Random Thought: No one looks back on their life and remembers the nights they had plenty of sleep…

Today’s Quote: “You learn as much from those who have failed as from those who have succeeded.”– Michael Johnson

Today’s Word: Benevolent adj. 1. Charitable: performing good or charitable acts and not seeking to make a profit. 2. Characterized by or suggestive of doing good; showing kindness or goodwill.

Random Thought: Ever wonder why do some water bottles have ingredients listed on them?

Today’s Quote: “Advice is what we ask for when we already know the answer but wish we didn’t.” – Erica Jong

Today’s Word: Effusive adj. 1. Unrestrained or excessive in emotional expression; gushy: “An effusive manner.” 2. Profuse; overflowing: “effusive praise.”

Random Thought: Gota love or at least pray for those FB friends who never have time to read a book, but seem to find time to post tons of inane videos of cats playing ping-pong , world’s best car crashes or inviting you to play endless mind numbing games … okay, I do watch the videos…

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