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Today’s Quote: “To think too long about doing a thing often becomes its undoing.” – Eva Young

Today’s Word: Melancholy n. A deep, pensive, and long-lasting sadness. adj. Sad, gloomy, or depressed. “She was in a melancholy mood.”

Random Thought: If you really want to be depressed, weigh yourself in grams…

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Today’s Quote:”I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.” – Thomas A. Edison

Today’s Word: Profligate Adj. Recklessly extravagant or wasteful in the use of resources. A profligate lifestyle resulted in his bankruptcy.”

Random Thought: One of the reasons Americans might be overweight: fast-food burgers are $1.00 and salads are $4.99…

Today’s Quote: “Many people, myself among them, feel better at the mere sight of a book.” – Jane Smiley

Today’s Word: Gourmand n. A person who enjoys eating and often eats too much; gluttonous. A connoisseur of good food. “The traveling gourmand seldom passed up a restaurant.”

Random Thought: Have you ever noticed that people are never too busy to stop to tell you how busy they are?

Today’s Quote: “If you want your dreams to come true, don’t oversleep. ” – Yiddish Proverb

Today’s Word: Penurious (pe·nu·ri·ous) adj Extremely poor; poverty-stricken; miserly. “The penurious family were forced from their home.”

Random Thought:  I may be the only person who has gone through the entire fall season without an ounce of pumpkin spice…

Today ’s Quote: “Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson

Today’s Word: Confluence n. The act or process of merging. A flowing together of two or more streams. “A fortunate confluence of factors led to his success.”

Random Thought:  I know I’m getting older; the Santa at the mall looks younger than me…

Today’s Quote: “The person interested in success has to learn to view failure as a healthy, inevitable part of the process of getting to the top.” – Dr. Joyce Brothers

Today’s Word: Portent n. A sign or warning that something significant is likely to happen. “an occurrence of crucial portent.”

Random Thought: I hate that time of day when you realize you can no longer put off those things you really don’t want to do…

Today’s Quote: “Don’t take life too seriously. You’ll never get out of it alive.” – Elbert Hubbard

Today’s Word: Malodorous adj. Smelling very unpleasant; an offensive odor. “A malodorous side of town.”

Random Thought: If quitters never win, and winners never quit, what fool came up with, “Quit while you’re ahead?