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Archive for May, 2014

Today’s Quote: “There is no victory at bargain basement prices.” – Dwight D. Eisenhower

Today’s Word: Feckless adj. 1. Careless and irresponsible. “The kids were fecklessduring spring break.” 2. Lacking purpose or vitality; feeble or ineffective – unlikely to be successful. “It was a feckless attempt to make the company a success.”

Random Thought: Have you ever noticed that some people sound very well educated on stuff they make up…

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Today’s Quote: “Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.” – Helen Keller

Today’s Word: Innocuous adj. 1. Having no adverse effect; harmless. 2. Not likely to offend or provoke to strong emotion; insipid. “The innocuous looking e-mail actually contained a virus.”

Random Thought: How my day is going directly correlates with how many times I have to reheat the same cup of coffee…

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Today’s Quote: “If you cannot do great things, do small things in a great way.”– Napoleon Hill

Today’s Word: Autonomous  adj. 1. Independent in mind or judgment; self-directed. 2. Not controlled by others or by outside forces; independent: “The business divisions operate autonomously.”

Random Thought: Have you ever noticed that junk is something you keep for years…then throw out a week before your need it.

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Today’s Quote: “Whether it’s the best of times or the worst of times, it’s the only time we’ve got.” – Art Buchwald

Today’s Word: Mercurial  adj.  1. Quick and changeable in temperament; volatile: “His mercurial temperament made him difficult to work for.”

Random Thought: I think one of the most awkward moments in life is when you can’t tell if a person is a man or woman…

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Today’s Quote: “The man with a new idea is a crank… until the idea succeeds.” – Mark Twain

Today’s Word: Petulant; Petulance adj. 1. Contemptuous in speech or behavior. 2. Unreasonably irritable or ill-tempered; rude. “She was fired over her petulant attitude to our customers.”

Random Thought: Why does mineral water that has streamed through the mountains for centuries have to be sold by a certain date?

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Today’s Quote: “Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.” – Aristotle

Today’s Word: Plethora n. A superabundance; an excessive amount or number: “Upon returning from the trip, she had a plethora of calls to make.”

Random Thought: I’ve often wondered, if we are here to help others, what are the others here for?

 

 

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Today’s Quote: “The young man knows the rules, but the old man knows the exceptions.” – Oliver Wendell Holmes

Today’s Word: Ephemeral adj. 1. Lasting for a markedly brief time: “The ephemeralnature of fashion trends.” 2. Living or lasting only for a day, as with certain plants or insects.

Random Thought: I just realized that according to the serving size of most microwave entrees, I’m a family of four…

 

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