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Archive for July, 2014

Today’s Quote: “You can  do anything, but not everything.” – David Allen

Today’s Word: Cornucopia n. A large amount of something; a great supply, an abundance: “A cornucopia of employment opportunities.”

Random Thought: Seriously, don’t you just want to say sometimes: “You said long story short about 10 seconds ago, let’s wrap it up!”

 

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Today’s Quote: “A bank is a place where they lend you an umbrella in fair weather and ask for it back when it begins to rain.” – Robert Frost

Today’s Word: Solicitous adj. 1. Marked by or given to anxious care and often hovering attentiveness. 2. Extremely careful; meticulous: “solicitous in matters of behavior.” 3. Anxious or concerned: “a solicitous parent.”

Random Thought: Why do we feel safer under blankets?  If a murderer comes in the room they won’t say, “ahh-dam! he’s under a blanket”…

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Today’s Quote: ” The best way to cheer yourself up is to cheer somebody else up.” – Mark Twain

Today’s Word: Attenuate v. 1. To reduce in force, value, amount, or degree; weaken: “The layoffs attentuated the company’s sales forecast.”

Random Thought: Remember before Facebook when no one cared what you had for breakfast…well they still don’t.

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Today’s Quote:” Ordinary riches can be stolen, real riches cannot. In your soul are infinitely precious things that cannot be taken from you.” – Oscar Wilde

Today’s Word: Caveat n. 1. A warning or proviso: something said as a warning, caution, or qualification. “The agreement contains the usual caveats.”

Random Thought:   Monday.  Another fine day ruined by responsibility…

 

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Today’s Quote: “Courage is being scared to death but saddling up anyway.” – John Wayne

Today’s Word: Intuitive adj. Known automatically: known directly and instinctively, without being discovered or consciously perceived. “He intuitively knew that one day she would become a movie star.”

Random Thought:  Someone once said, ” you can’t fix stupid” … someone needs to tell Washington this…

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Today’s Quote: “A rock pile ceases to be a rock pile the moment a single man contemplates it, bearing within him the image of a cathedral.” — Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Today’s Word: Truncate tr.v. 1. To shorten or cut off. 2. To shorten (a number) by dropping one or more digits after the decimal point.

Random Thought: Seriously, how old would you act, if you didn’t know how old you really were?

 

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Today’s Quote: “There are no shortcuts to any place worth going.” – Beverly Sills

Today’s Word: Cathartic adj. Producing a feeling of being purified emotionally, spiritually, or psychologically as a result of an intense emotional experience or therapeutic technique. “The strength of the movie had a cathartic effect on her.”

Random Thought: Ever notice that everything is funnier when you’re not allowed to laugh…

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