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Archive for January, 2013

 Today’s Quote: “Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.” – John Wooden

Today’s Quote: Amorphous adj. Without a clearly defined shape or form. Vague; ill-organized; unclassifiable. “The amorphous package caused alarm to many people in the terminal.”

Random Thought: My New Year’s resolution is to be more positive and less sarcastic…Like I won’t screw that up right away!

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 Today’s Quote: “Well done is better than well said.” – Benjamin Franklin

Today’s Word: Gourmand n. A person who enjoys eating and often eats too much; gluttonous. A connoisseur of good food. “The traveling gourmand seldom passed up a restaurant.”

Random Thought: I use to have a handle on life, but it broke.

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Today’s Quote: “To think too long about doing a thing often becomes its undoing.” – Eva Young  

Today’s Word: Melancholy n. A deep, pensive, and long-lasting sadness. adj. Sad, gloomy, or depressed. “She was in a melancholy mood.”

Random Thought: If you really want to be depressed, weigh yourself in grams.

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 Today’s Quote: “If we did all the things we are capable of doing, we would literally astonish ourselves.” – Thomas A.Edison

Today’s Word: Disparate adj. Essentially different in kind; not allowing comparison. markedly distinct in quality or character. “He is a strong leader capable of managing a disparate team to achieve their goals.”

Random Thought: I just got lost in thought. It was unfamiliar territory.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Today’s Quote: “One ought, every day at least, to hear a little song, read a good poem, see a fine picture and, if possible, speak a few reasonable words.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Today’s Word: Demonstrative adj. Tending to show feelings, especially the open expression of emotion. “A demonstrative argument.”

Random Thought: Have you noticed since everyone has a camcorder these days no one talks about seeing UFOs like they used to?

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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?)

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 Today’s Quote: “It is not enough to have knowledge, one must also apply it. It is not enough to have wishes, one must also accomplish.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Bellicose adj. Hostile in manner or temperament. Demonstrating aggression or a willingness to fight. “His bellicose behavior concerned authorities.”

Random Thought: Have you ever notice that people who want to tell you about their religion, don’t want to hear about yours.

 

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