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Archive for March, 2013

Today’s Quote: “Our Lord has written the promise of the resurrection, not in books alone, but in every leaf in spring-time.”  – Martin Luther

Today’s Word:  Balneology: bal-nee-AH-luh-jee,  Noun:  The science of the therapeutic use of baths.  Balneology is used at the spa as a means of treating injured muscles.

Random Thought: I recently posted on my Fitness Pal that I had two egges…however I failed to indicate that they were Cadbury chocolate eggs!

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Today’s Quote:  “The secret of happiness is to count your blessings while others are adding up their troubles.” -William Penn

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

Random Thought: I love sleep.  My life seems to fall apart when I am awake.

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Today’s Quote:  “Perhaps the most valuable result of all education is the ability to make yourself do the thing you have to do, when it ought to be done, whether you like it or not.” -Thomas Henry Huxley

Today’s WordRapacious (ra·pa·cious) Adj Aggressively greedy or ravenous; plundering: “A rapacious salesman.”

Random Thought: I’m hoping that those that went South for Spring Break realize there is a fine line between having a tan and looking like you rolled in Doritos!

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Today’s Quote: “Experience is not what happens to you; it’s what you do with what happens to you.” – Aldous Huxley 

Today’s Word: Rapacious (ra·pa·cious) Adj Aggressively greedy or ravenous; plundering: “A rapacious salesman.”

Random Thought: Did you ever wonder why is it that rain drops but snow falls?

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 Today’s Quote:  “Think twice before you speak, because your words and influence will plant the seed of either success or failure in the mind of another.” – Napoleon Hill

Today’s Word:  Mendacious (men·da·cious) adj Not telling the truth; lying: “A mendacious politician;” “A mendacious defendant.”

Random Thought:  Did you ever wonder, if marriage means you fell in love, does divorce mean you climbed out?

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Today’s Quote:  “All life demands struggle. Those who have everything given to them become lazy, selfish, and insensitive to the real values of life. The very striving and hard work that we so constantly try to avoid is the major building block in the person we are today.” – Pope Paul VI

Today’s Word: Perspicacious (per·spi·ca·cious) adj Having strong insight into and understanding of things. “She showed perspicacious judgment.”

Random Thought: Did you ever wonder why does breaking a mirror mean seven years of bad luck when seven is supposedly a lucky number?

 

 

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Today’s Quote:  “Life is like a library owned by the author. In it are a few books which he wrote himself, but most of them were written for him.” – Harry Emerson Fosdick

Today’s Word: Vociferous (vo·cif·er·ous) adj Characterized by vehemence, clamour, or noisiness: “A vociferous crowd.”

Random Thought: Have you noticed that getting information off the Internet is like taking a drink from a fire hydrant.

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Today’s Quote from one of my favorite authors – E.B. White:

“I get up every morning determined to both change the world and have one hell of a good time. Sometimes this makes planning my day difficult.”

Today’s Word: Frenetic (fre·net·ic) adj Fast and energetic in a rather wild and uncontrolled way: “A frenetic ride on the snowboard.”

Random Thought:  God’s plan doesn’t always FEEL good, but I know from experience, it always ends that way.

 

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Today’s Quote:  “I tell you the past is a bucket of ashes, so live not in your yesterdays, no just for tomorrow, but in the here and now. Keep moving and forget the post mortems; and remember, no one can get the jump on the future.” -Carl Sandburg

Today’s Word: Pernicious (per·ni·cious) adj Having a harmful effect, particularly in a gradual or subtle way. “The hostile takeover will have a pernicious effect on the business.”

Random Thought: What do you say when someone says you’re in denial, but you’re not?

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Today’s Quote: “A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him.” – David Brinkley  

Today’s WordHalcyon (hal·cy·on) Adj 1. Calm; peaceful; tranquil: “Halcyon seas.” 2. Rich; wealthy; prosperous: “Halcyon times before the recession.”

Random Thought: Have you ever wondered if people in France just ask for toast and get French toast? or do they have to ask for American toast?

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