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Today’s Quote: “Intelligence without compassion is a book that nobody reads, but combine both of these qualities together and you have a best seller that people will embrace.” — Unknown

Today’s Word: Peevish adj. Easily irritated, particularly by unimportant things. “He was peevish around smokers.”

Random Thought: Ever notice how our handwriting changes when taking notes: page 1 – Excellent; page 10 – Good; page 20 – a different language…

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Today’s Quote:”Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.”
– Thomas Jefferson

Today’s Word: Brusque adj. Abrupt and curt in manner or speech; discourteously blunt. “Her boss gave a brusque reply.”

Random Thought: Back in the 50’s when we got our first TV, we cherished almost every TV show; we could never imagine today’s moronic reality TV shows…

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Today’s Quote: “In a moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing to do, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing.” – Theodore Roosevelt

Today’s Word: Churlish adj. Rude in a mean-spirited and surly way. “It was rather churlish of him to complain about the small donations.”

Random Thought: Ever notice that people who are weird are never confident about it…

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Today’s Quote: “In a moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing to do, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing.”
– Theodore Roosevelt

Today’s Word: Churlish adj. Rude in a mean-spirited and surly way. “It was rather churlish of him to complain about the small donations.”

Random Thought: Sometimes I look at people and seriously wonder how have they made this far?

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Today’s Quote: “We are all inventors, each sailing out on a voyage of discovery, guided each by a private chart, of which there is no duplicate. The world is all gates, all opportunities.”– Ralph Waldo Emerson

Today’s Word: Empathy; Empathetic adj. The action of understanding, being aware of, being sensitive to, and vicariously experiencing the feelings, thoughts, and experience of another. “Her doctor was empathetic to her condition.”

Random Thought: Ever notice that if you wait for perfect conditions, you never get anything accomplished?

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Today’s Quote: “It is easier to fool people than to convince them that they have been fooled.” – Mark Twain

Today’s Word: Boorish adj. Resembling or characteristic of a boor; rude and clumsy in behavior. “His boorish behavior was unacceptable to the directors.”

Random Thought: A little known diet tip: If you eat it in the car before you get it home, it never existed…

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Today’s Quote: “The secret of happiness is to count your blessings while others are adding up their troubles.” -William Penn

Today’s Word: Penurious (pe·nu·ri·ous) adj Extremely poor; poverty-stricken; miserly. “The penurious family were forced from their home.”

Random Thought: So it occurred to me, if the number 7 is a lucky number…why is it  7 years bad luck when you break a mirror?

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