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Today’s Quote: “It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

Today’s Word: Atrophy n. A decrease in size or wasting away or progressive decline, as from disuse. “Misleading and infrequent reporting have facilitated the atrophy of self-sufficiency.”

Random Thought: Directions on a bar of Dial soap: Use like regular soap. (and that would be how?)

Today’s Quote: “There is only one thing more painful than learning from experience, and that is not learning from experience.” ~Laurence J. Peter

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

Random Thought: We all go through three stages in life: youth, middle age, and you still look pretty good…

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: “You can’t depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus.” – Mark Twain

Today’s Word: Dexterous adj. Skillful in the use of the hands. Having mental skill or adroitness; clever. Done with dexterity. “A dexterous wood craftsman.”

Random Thought: There are people who talk a lot about what they are planning to do, while some people quietly just do it…

Today’s Quote:”Make a pledge to yourself right now, to declare that you are worth your time and energy.”
– Deborah Day

Today’s Quote: Bucolic (bu·col·ic) adj. Of or relating to the pleasant aspects of country life. “He retired to a more bucolic life on his farm.”

Random Thought: Sometimes I just want to say to some people, “You’re right, let’s do this the dumbest way possible because it’s easier for you”…

Today’s Quote: “Education is when you read the fine print. Experience is what you get if you don’t.” – Pete Seeger

Today’s Word: Voracity; Voracious adj. Consuming or eager to consume great amounts of food; ravenous. 2. Having or marked by an insatiable appetite for an activity or pursuit; greedy: “A voracious reader.”

Random Thought:  You know you are getting old when every time you sit down you have to make a sound…

Today’s Quote: “All, too, will bear in mind this sacred principle, that though the will of the majority is in all cases to prevail, that will to be rightful must be reasonable; that the minority possess their equal rights, which equal law must protect, and to violate would be oppression.” ~ Thomas Jefferson

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

Random Thought: The leaks are real, the news is fake.  Up is down, and down is up…