Archive for November, 2013

Today’s Quote: “Never let yesterday use up too much of today.” – Will Rogers

Today’s Word: Ingratiate tr.v. Bring oneself into favor or good graces of another, especially by deliberate effort. “She soon ingratiated herself with her new boss.”

Random Thought: This morning I kept hitting the escape key on my laptop, but I’m still here…

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Today’s Quote: “We can’t help everyone, but everyone can help someone.” – Ronald Reagan

Today’s Word: Titular adj. Relating to or constituting a title. “The titular head of the business.”

Random Thought: I’ve concluded that according to my BMI chart…I’m too short.

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Today’s Quote: “Make it a habit to tell people thank you. To express your appreciation, sincerely and without the expectation of anything in return. Truly appreciate those around you, and you’ll soon find many others around you. Truly appreciate life, and you’ll find that you have more of it.” — Ralph Marston

Today’s Word: Thanksgiving – 1.the expression of gratitude, esp. to God. “he offered prayers in thanksgiving for his safe arrival” 2.(in North America) an annual national holiday marked by religious observances and a traditional meal including turkey. The holiday commemorates a harvest festival celebrated by the Pilgrims in 1621, and is held in the US on the fourth Thursday in November.A similar holiday is held in Canada, usually on the second Monday in October.

Random Thought: Seriously, I can’t think of one Christmas gift purchase or shopping experience that can’t wait until tomorrow…   Maybe next year we will all just tweet Thanksgiving and go directly shopping…


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Today’s Quote: “For most of history, Anonymous was a woman.” – Virginia Woolf 

Today’s Word: Sagacious adj. Shrewd; showing keen mental discernment and good judgment. “A sagacious remark.”

Random Thought: Even the nicest people have their limits…

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Today’s Quote:  “Do the right thing. It will gratify some people and astonish the rest.” – Mark Twain

Today’s Word: Apoplectic adj. Overcome with anger; extremely indignant. “He showed apoplectic rage.”

Random Thought: Bookends?  There are actually people who don’t own enough books to fill the shelves? That’s strange…


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Today’s Quote:”Sometimes the questions are complicated and the answers are simple.” – Dr. Seuss

Today’s Word: Serendipity; Serendipitous n. The faculty of making fortunate discoveries by accident. “A fortunate stroke of serendipity.”

Random Thought: Those of you who think you know everything are annoying to those of us who do…

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Today’s Quote: “A day without laughter is a day wasted.”– Charles Chaplin

Today’s Word: Overt adj. Done or shown openly; plainly or readily apparent, not secret or hidden. “Overt hostility.”

Random Thought: Someday I’m going to be rich, you know, fill your gas tank all the way up rich…

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Today’s Quote:  “We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid.” – Benjamin Franklin

Today’s Word: Intrinsic adj. Belonging naturally; essential. “Intrinsic stock value.”

Random Thought: So is “irony” the opposite of “wrinkly”?




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Today’s Quote:  “The unfed mind devours itself.” – Gore Vidal

Today’s Word: Confluence n. The act or process of merging. A flowing together of two or more streams. “A fortunate confluence of factors led to his success.”

Random Thought: I like spontaneity as long as it is carefully planned…


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Today’s Quote:  “Beginning today, treat everyone you meet as if they were going to be dead by midnight. Extend to them all the care, kindness and understanding you can muster, and do it with no thought of any reward. Your life will never be the same again.” – Og Mandino

Today’s Word: Formidable adj. Inspiring fear or respect through being impressively powerful, large, or capable. “A formidable opponent.”

Random Thought: How many times have you wanted to say, “lack of planning on your part, doesn’t constitute an emergency on my part”…




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