Today’s Quote: “Hope has two beautiful daughters; their names are Anger and Courage. Anger at the way things are, and Courage to see that they do not remain as they are.” – St. Augustine

Today’s Word: Endemic adj. Native to a specific region or environment and not occurring naturally anywhere else. “Malaria is endemic in tropical climates.” (n.) An endemic plant or animal.

Random Thought: Latte, Italian, for you paid too much for that coffee…


Today’s Quote: “Respect for ourselves guides our morals; respect for others guides our manners.” -Laurence Sterne

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

Random Thought: Few things are harder to put up with than a good example…

Today’s Quote: “If you don’t live on the edge, you can’t see the
view.” – Vicky Corrington

Today’s Word: Decadent n. A person who is luxuriously self-indulgent. (adj.) Characterized by or reflecting a state of decay or cultural decline, as in being self-indulgent or morally corrupt.

Random Thought: Over the years I’ve come to the conclusion that all my flashlights are simply cases for dead batteries…

Today’s Quote: “Never allow someone to be your priority while allowing yourself to be their option.”– Mark Twain

Today’s Word: Austerity n. (1) Sternness or severity of manner or attitude. (2) Extreme plainness and simplicity of style or appearance.

Random Thought: I’m one step away from being rich…all I need now is some money…

Today’s Quote: “Ability is what you’re capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it.” – Raymond Chandler

Today’s Word: Antithesis n.pl. 1. Direct contrast; opposition. 2. The direct or exact opposite. “Hope is the antithesis of despair.”

Random Thought: Everyone should have at least one good friend because there are a number of things that go wrong that one can’t blame on the government…

Today’s Quote: “I still find each day too short for all the thoughts I want to think, all the walks I want to take, all the books I want to read, and all the friends I want to see.” – John Burroughs

Today’s Word: Transitory adj. 1. Not lasting, enduring, permanent, or eternal. 2.Lasting only a short time; brief; short-lived; temporary. “It was a transitory stage in the actor’s career.”

Random Thought:  Not that long ago people posted their thoughts, ideas, and feelings in diaries and got mad when people read them. Today, we post everything on social media and get mad when people don’t read them…


Today’s Quote: “The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.” – William Arthur Ward

Today’s Word: Ignominious adj. Deserving or causing public disgrace or shame; humiliating: “An ignominious defeat.”

Random Thought:  I’ve concluded I don’t really have what some might call ‘Love Handles’ mine are more like ‘Spring Rolls’…