Today’s Quote: “Tis’ better to live your own life imperfectly than to imitate someone else’s perfectly.” ― Elizabeth Gilbert, from the book, Eat, Pray, Love

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

Random Thought: Sometimes my life seems to be a series of awkward and humiliating moments separated by snacks…


Today’s Quote: “Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.” – Aristotle

Today’s Word: Plethora n. A superabundance; an excessive amount or number: “Upon returning from the trip, she had a plethora of calls to make.”

Random Thought: They say that money talks, but mine just seems to say, ” Good-bye”…

Today’s Quote: “The young man knows the rules, but the old man knows the exceptions.” – Oliver Wendell Holmes

Today’s Word: Ephemeral adj. 1. Lasting for a markedly brief time: “The ephemeral nature of fashion trends.” 2. Living or lasting only for a day, as with certain plants or insects.

Random Thought: I set my alarm ahead to prevent being late…but all it really does is sharpen my subtraction skills…

Today’s Quote: “Be miserable. Or motivate yourself. Whatever has to be done, it’s always your choice.”– Wayne Dyer

Today’s Word: Myriad adj. Constituting a very large, indefinite number; innumerable: “The myriad snowflakes in the winter.”

Random Thought: It’s never crowded along the extra mile…

Today’s Quote: “A good decision is based on knowledge and not on numbers.” – Plato

Today’s Word: Dogmatic adj. 1. Expressing rigid opinions; Prone to expressing strongly held beliefs and opinions. “A dogmatic speech.” 2. Asserting opinions in a doctrinaire or arrogant manner; opinionated.

Random Thought: They say laughter is the best medicine – so who came up with the phrase, “I died laughing”?

Today’s Quote: “Success seems to be largely a matter of hanging on after others have let go.”– William Feather

Today’s Word: Didactic adj. (1) Intended to teach, particularly in having moral instruction as an ulterior motive. (2) In the manner of a teacher, particularly so as to treat someone in a patronizing way. “The didactic speech influenced the weaker members of the audience.”

Random Thought: Have you ever noticed that a cup of coffee is always a good idea…

Today’s Quote: “Worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow. It empties today of its strength.” – Corrie Ten Boom

Today’s Word: Accolade n. An expression of praise or admiration. An award or privilege granted; an acknowledgment of merit. “The scientist was given many accolades for his research.”

Random Thought: Have noticed that the shortest distance between two points is always under construction…