Archive for November, 2014

Today ’s Quote:”I shall not waste my days in trying to prolong them.” — Ian Fleming

Today’ Word: Ingratiate tr.v. Bring oneself into favor or good graces of another, especially by deliberate effort. “She soon ingratiated herself with her new boss.”

Random Thought:  My wife, Sharon told me yesterday that we weren’t old, we were just sort of retro…

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Today ’s Quote: “One life is all we have and we live it as we believe in living it. But to sacrifice what you are and to live without belief, that is a fate more terrible than dying.” — Joan of Arc

Today’s Word:Titular adj. Relating to or constituting a title. “The titular head of the business.”

Random Thought: If a train station is where a train stops…what is a workstation?

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Today ’s Quote: “It is better to be hated for what you are than to be loved for what you are not.” – André Gide

Today’s Word: Histrionic adj. Overly theatrical or dramatic. n. Exaggerated dramatic behavior designed to attract attention. “His histrionic reaction disrupted the meeting.”

Random Thought: Today is my 1,501 post of Today’s Quote, Today’s Word, and Random Thought..so, I got that going for me…

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Today ’s Quote: “Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God.” Philippians 4:6

Today’s Word: Sagacious adj. Shrewd; showing keen mental discernment and good judgment. “A sagacious remark.”

Random Thought: Seriously, I can’t think of one Christmas gift purchase or shopping experience that can’t wait until tomorrow… Maybe next year we will all just tweet Thanksgiving and go directly shopping…

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Today ’s Quote: “If we knew what it was we were doing, it would not be called research, would it?” – Albert Einstein

Today’s Word: Apoplectic adj. Overcome with anger; extremely indignant. “He showed apoplectic rage.”

Random Thought: Ever notice people who check their phones for the time, and then check a second time because they weren’t paying attention?

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Today ’s Quote: “Sometimes the questions are complicated and the answers are simple.” – Dr. Seuss

Today’s Word: Serendipity; Serendipitous n. The faculty of making fortunate discoveries by accident. “A fortunate stroke of serendipity.”

Random Thought: I hope my complaints about the weather have made the weather seem comparatively less annoying…

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Today ’s Quote: “A day without laughter is a day wasted.” – Charles Chaplin

Today’s Word:  Overt adj. Done or shown openly; plainly or readily apparent, not secret or hidden. “Overt hostility.”

Random Thought: I often wonder why Monday so far from Friday, and why Friday so near to Monday?

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Today’s Quote: “I always knew looking back on the tears would make me laugh, but I never knew looking back on the laughs would make me cry.” – Unknown

Today’s Word: Sagacious adj. Shrewd; showing keen mental discernment and good judgment. “A sagacious remark.”

Random Thought:  Of course I talk to myself, sometimes I need expert advice…

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Today ’s Quote: “Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson

Today’s Word: Confluence n. The act or process of merging. A flowing together of two or more streams. “A fortunate confluence of factors led to his success.”

Random Thought: Have you ever wondered where the term ” Free Gift” comes from, haven’t gifts always been Free?

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Today ’s Quote: “If you tell the truth, you don’t have to remember anything.” – Mark Twain

Today’s Word:  Formidable adj. Inspiring fear or respect through being impressively powerful, large, or capable. “A formidable opponent.”

Random Thought: You know you’re getting older when Santa starts looking younger…

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