Archive for October, 2014

Today ’s Quote: “The purpose of life is a life of purpose.” – Robert Byrne

Today’s Word: Lugubrious adj. Looking or sounding sad and dismal; mournful. “The lugubrious country song reminded her of an ex-boyfriend.”

Random Thought: If modern Halloween is just a creation of the candy companies, those guys need to make up more holidays…

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Today ’s Quote: “I am always doing that which I can not do, in order that I may learn how to do it.”
– Pablo Picasso

Today’s Word: Pontificate v. To speak or behave in a pompous or dogmatic manner. “He pontificates at great length in political matters.”

Random Thought: Someone recently told me that they have limited their use of sugar to “recreational use” only… what the heck does that mean?

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Today ’s Quote: “A man can succeed at almost anything for which he has unlimited enthusiasm.”
– Charles Schwab

Today’s Word: Corpulent adj. Physically bulky; fat. “The once corpulent woman is now trim and fit.”

Random Thought: Ever notice that artificial intelligence is no match for natural stupidity?

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Today ’s Quote: “A true friend is someone who knows there’s something wrong even when you have the biggest smile on your face.” – Unknown

Today’s Word:  Dubious adj. Hesitating or doubting. Not to be relied upon; suspect. “He seemed dubious about the idea.”

Random Thought: By the time you can make ends meet, someone moves the ends…

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Today ’s Quote: “Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding.” – Albert Einstein

Today’s Word: Slavish adj. Showing no originality; blindly imitative: “A slavish copy of the original work.”

Random Thought: I’m never sure what to think when people say to me, you look “Great”… and then add “for your age!”

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Today ’s Quote: “Tomorrow is often the busiest day of the week.” – Spanish Proverb

Today’s Word: Ambivalent; Ambivalence adj. Having mixed feelings or contradictory ideas about something or someone. “She has ambivalent feelings about the relationship.”

Random Thought: So when someone says, “What was I saying;” I’d love to respond, “Oh, you weren’t listening either?” …

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Today ’s Quote: “I find the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have.” – Thomas Jefferson

Today’s Word: Reciprocal; Reciprocate adj. Done or performed in return: “Reciprocal respect.”

Random Thought: For years I thought the ‘Hokey Pokey’ was what it was all about…now I learn it’s  ‘All About the Bass’…

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Today ’s Quote: “Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.”
– Albert Einstein

Today’s Word: Frugal; Frugality adj. Economical with regard to money or food. Simple and plain that costs very little: “A frugal meal.”

Random Thought: I find it odd that some students skip class in order to study…

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Today ’s Quote: “If not now, when will you begin living your life?” – Jack Borland

Today’s Word: Docile adj. Submissive. Ready to accept control or instruction. “The dog was very docile around children.”

Random Thought: Ever notice there is no such thing as “a simple little job around the house”.

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Today ’s Quote: “Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration.”
– Thomas Edison

Today’s Word: Gravitas n. Dignity, seriousness, or solemnity in manner. “He has the necessary gravitas to lead the company.”

Random Thought: Ever notice that junk is something you throw away three weeks before you need it?

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