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Today’s Quote: “Nothing is so fatiguing as the eternal hanging on of an uncompleted task.” – William James

Today’s Word: Aesthetic(s) adj. 1. Of or concerning the appreciation of beauty or good taste. 2. Characterized by a heightened sensitivity to beauty. “The aesthetic design of the building is amazing!”

Random Thought: This is my 2,671 Today ’s Quote, Today’s Word, and Random Thought post all without the assistance of  Russian Operatives…   I think…

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Today’s Quote: “It is easier to fool people than to convince them that they have been fooled.” – Mark Twain

Today’s Word: Boorish adj. Resembling or characteristic of a boor; rude and clumsy in behavior. “His boorish behavior was unacceptable to the directors.”

Random Thought: I may be wrong but aren’t the “good things that come to those who wait” just the leftovers from the people that got there first?

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: Monday is President’s Day, if Trump sees his shadow there’s going to be six more weeks of scandals…

Today’s Quote: “The only way not to think about money is to have a great deal of it.”– Edith Wharton

Today’s Word: Insidious adj. 1. Working or spreading harmfully in a subtle or stealthy manner: insidious rumors; an insidious disease. 2. Beguiling but harmful; alluring: insidious pleasures.

Random Thought: My new incentive for trying to stick to my work-out schedule: I recently read that we lose about 10% of our muscle mass ever decade. Therefore, if I don’t work-out, I’ll be reduced to a walking can of Crisco in just a few years…

Today’s Quote: “Man never made any material as resilient as the human spirit.” – Bern Williams

Today’s Word: Lucid (lu·cid) adj. 1. Easily understood; intelligible. 2. Mentally sound; sane or rational. “A lucid conversation.” 3. Translucent or transparent.

Random Thought: Ever notice that when you do the right thing it seems to astonish people…

Today’s Quote: “It is always the simple that produces the marvelous.” – Amelia Barr

Today’s Word: Epicene adj. Having characteristics of both sexes or no characteristics of either sex; of indeterminate sex. “Clothing fashions are becoming increasingly epicene.”

Random Thought: Have you ever noticed that the trouble with trouble is that it usually starts out as fun?

Today’s Quote: “Your present circumstances don’t determine where you can go; they merely determine where you start.” – Nido Qubein

Today’s Word: Peckish adj. Ill-tempered; irritable; Chiefly British feeling slightly hungry. “He felt rather peckish close to bedtime.”

Random Thought: Did you ever wonder why do we go “back and forth” to town if we really must go forth before we go back?