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: “Learning is not attained by chance, it must be sought for with ardor and attended to with diligence.” — Abigail Adams

Today’s Word: Tepid adj. Showing little enthusiasm: “The president had a tepid response to the proposal.”

Random Thought:  One of the most difficult things in life is to remember we are a product of our choices…

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: ”A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way.” – John C. Maxwell

Today’s Word: Fractious adj. (1) Easily irritated; bad-tempered: “they fight and squabble like fractious kids.” (2) (of an organization) Difficult to control; unruly.

Random Thought: I don’t think anyone will be going to their grave saying, “I wish I had eaten more kale”…

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: Twenty years from now, it will probably be very difficult to find a user name that isn’t taken…

September 16, 2017

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 was once asked in a job interview, “How do I know you’re the person for this job?”  I replied, “All I can tell you, is that I will do my best.”  The interviewer replied, “How will I know if that’s good enough?  I replied, “I can assure you, you’ll know, and you won’t be disappointed.” … I got the job.

Today’s Quote: “Teach the children so it will not be necessary to teach the adults” – Abraham Lincoln.

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

Random Thought:  I’ve been thinking that when I die I want to be cremated.  I want the ashes from by body scattered and the ashes from my head buried; that way I’ll always be a-head in the hereafter…