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Archive for March, 2014

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

Random Thought: Have you ever noticed that when you begin a sentence with, now don’t get angry… it always has the reverse effect?

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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: Cerebral (cer·e·bral) adj. Appealing to or requiring the use of the intellect; intellectual rather than emotional: “Her methods were cerebral, analytic, and cautious.”

Random Thought:  Today is the first day of spring.  This past winter may not have been the coldest, nor the snowiest, but thanks to myself and friends, it  was the most whiniest …

 

 

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Today’s Quote: “For a gallant spirit there can never be defeat.” – Wallis Simpson

Today’s Word: Genteel (gen·teel) adj.  1. Refined in manner; well-bred and polite.  2. Free from vulgarity or rudeness.  3.Elegantly stylish: genteel manners and appearance.

Random Thought: I’ve noticed that we are responsible and accountable for what we do, but many celebrities, athletes, and politicians aren’t…

 

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Today’s Quote:  “The best thing about the future is that it comes one day at a time.” – Abraham Lincoln

Today’s Word: Epicurean (ep·i·cu·re·an) adj.  Devoted to the pursuit of sensual pleasure, particularly the enjoyment of gourmet food.

Random Thought: One of the perks of being older is that there seems to be nothing left to learn the hard way…

 

 

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