Archive for March, 2014

Today’s Quote: “When you reach the end of your rope, tie a knot in it and hang on.” – Thomas Jefferson

Today’s Word: Loquacious  (lo·qua·cious) adj Very talkative; garrulous. “Her loquacious sales pitch lasted the entire afternoon.”

Random Thought: Funny, I don’t remember being absent minded…

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Today’s Quote: “If you want your dreams to come true, don’t over sleep. ” – Yiddish Proverb

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’ve often heard that a little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but a lot of ignorance is just as bad…

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Today’s Quote: “If you only have a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail.” – Abraham Maslow

Today’s Word: Myopic; Myopia n.  Distant objects appear blurred – Lack of discernment or long-range perspective in thinking or planning: “Myopic thinking.”

Random Thought: Ever notice that everyone knows how to raise children, except the people who have them…

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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: I’ve learned along the way to always take the high road…it’s far less crowded…

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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: I’ve learned that you shouldn’t compare yourself to others … they are more screwed up than you think.

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Today’s Quote: “Old friends pass away, new friends appear. It is just like the days. An old day passes, a new day arrives. The important thing is to make it meaningful: a meaningful friend – or a meaningful day.” – Dalai Lama

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

Random Thought: I’ve noticed that old age seems to sneak up, but once it’s fully present, the effects are hardly subtle…


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Today’s Quote: “Getting information off the Internet is like taking a drink from a fire hydrant.”– Mitchell Kapor

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

Random Thought: Have you ever noticed that no matter what happens, somebody will find a way to take it too seriously?

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Today’s Quote:  “Try to be like the turtle – at ease in your own shell.” – Bill Copeland

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: Have you ever wondered why women can’t put on mascara with their mouth closed?

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Today’s Quote: “The art of being wise is knowing what to overlook.” – William James

Today’s Word: Bifurcate; bifurcation (bi·fur·cate) v Divide into two branches or forks: “The river bifurcates at the base of the mountain.”

Random Thought:  When confronted by a difficult problem, you can solve it more easily by reducing it to the question, ‘How would Batman handle this?’


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Today’s Quote:  “Management is nothing more than motivating other people.” – Lee Iacocca

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: Have you ever wondered why the sun lightens our hair, but darkens our skin?

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