Archive for December, 2013

Today’s Quote:”I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.” – Thomas A. Edison

Today’s Word: Profligate Adj. Recklessly extravagant or wasteful in the use of resources. A profligate lifestyle resulted in his bankruptcy.”

Random Thought: One of the reasons Americans might be overweight: burgers are $1.00 and salads are $4.99…

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Today’s Quote: “A real entrepreneur is somebody who has no safety net underneath them.” – Henry Kravis

Today’s Word: Malodorous adj. Smelling very unpleasant; an offensive odor. “A malodorous side of town.”

Random Thought: I avoid cliches like the plague…

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Today’s Quote: “Don’t take life too seriously. You’ll never get out of it alive.” – Elbert Hubbard

Today’s Word: Missive n. A written message; a letter. “He received a missive from his company manager.”

Random Thought: It occurred to me if you are what you eat…then I need to eat a skinny, physically fit person…

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Today’s Quote:”The person interested in success has to learn to view failure as a healthy, inevitable part of the process of getting to the top.” – Dr. Joyce Brothers

Today’s Word: Portent n. A sign or warning that something significant is likely to happen. “an occurrence of crucial portent.”

Random Thought: I hate it when a person says, “He’s a nice person once you get to know him”.  They might as well just say he’s an idiot but you’ll get use to it…

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Today’s Quote: “We have a strategic plan. It’s called doing things.” – Herb Kelleher

Today’s Word: Virulent adj. Extremely severe or harmful in its effects. Bitterly hostile or antagonistic; hateful. “Virulent criticism.”

Random Thought: One of the most difficult things in life is to say little and do a lot…

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Today’s Quote:”Do the hard jobs first. The easy jobs will take care of themselves.” – Dale Carnegie

Today’s Word: Prescient; Prescience adj. Having or showing knowledge of events before they take place; foresight. “You should be prescient about choosing your employer.”

Random Thought: Every day may not be good, but there always seems to be something good in every day….

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Today’s Quote: “It is Christmas every time you let God love others through you…yes, it is Christmas every time you smile at your brother and offer him your hand.” – Blessed Mother Teresa of Calcutta

Today’s Word: wassail, wassailing: a salutation wishing health to a person, used in England in early times when presenting a cup of drink or when drinking to the person.

Random Thought: To my family and  friends that I am so blessed to have in my life:  may the season warm your soul, bring love to your heart and may God’s blessings and love be with you all through the year,  Merry Christmas!

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Today’s Quote: “Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.” – Albert Einstein

Today’s Word: Unctuous adj. (of a person) Excessively or ingratiatingly flattering. “Anxious to please in an unctuous way.”

Random Thought: Sometimes I think that the idea of a stressful job is one where you have to work with other people…

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Today’s Quote:”Less me, more we.”– Unknown

Today’s Word: Unctuous adj. (of a person) Excessively or ingratiatingly flattering. “Anxious to please in an unctuous way.”

Random Thought: I recently read this inspiring thought… What if you woke up today with only the things you thanked God for yesterday?


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Today’s Quote: “Our patience will achieve more than our force.” – Edmund Burke

Today’s Word: Surreal adj. Having the disorienting quality of a dream; unreal; fantastic. “There was something surreal about the diving accident.”

Random Thought: So what’s up with these people who check their phones for the time, and then check a second time because they weren’t paying attention?

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