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Today’s Quote: “Life is half spent before we know what it is.” – George Herbert

Today’s Word: Mitigate v. (1) Make less severe, serious, or painful: “he wanted to mitigate the damages in court.” (2) Lessen the gravity of (an offense or mistake).

Random Thought: It sure would be great if we could all live in the present and learn from the past…

Today’s Quote: “Those of us we have been true readers all our life fully realize the enormous extension of our being which we owe to authors” – C. S. Lewis

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

Random Thoughts: The trouble with doing nothing is that you never know when you are finished…

Today’s Quote: “I’d rather live with a good question than a bad answer.” – Aryeh Frimer

Today’s Word: Circuitous adj. Being or taking a roundabout, lengthy course: “He took a circuitous route to avoid traffic.”

Random Thought: Only Robinson Crusoe had everything done by Friday…

Today’s Quote: “Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.”
– Thomas Edison

Today’s Word: Vexatious adj. 1. Full of annoyance or distress; harassed. 2. Causing or creating vexation; annoying. “Her ex-husband put her in a vexatious situation.”

Random Thought: You might be spending too much time online, if most of your conversations start out,” I saw this trending on Facebook”…

Today’s Quote: “We are not here merely to make a living. We are here to enrich the world with a finer spirit of hope and achievement- and we impoverish ourselves if we forget the errand.” — Woodrow Wilson Today’s

Word: Vernacular n. The language or dialect spoken by the ordinary people in a particular country or region. An idiomatic word, phrase, or expression. The idiom of a particular trade or profession: “In the legal vernacular.”

Random Thought: I know that mirrors don’t lie, but I am truly thankful that they don’t laugh…

Today’s Quote: “If you want to change the way people respond to you, change the way you respond to people.” – Timothy Leary

Today’s Word: Paradigm n. A typical example or pattern of something; a model. “The economic paradigm was flawed.”

Random Thought: Truthfully, the only reason I check my voice mail is to get rid of that little icon on my screen…

Today ’s Quote: “If you want to know what a man’s like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.” – J.K. Rowling

Today’s Word: Evocative; Evocate adj. Bringing strong memories, images, or feelings to mind.

Random Thought: Whenever you are feeling sad, just remember that somewhere in the world there’s an idiot pulling a door that says “PUSH”… and it’s probably me.