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Archive for January, 2015

Today’s Quote: “Well done is better than well said.” – Benjamin Franklin

Today’s Word: Gourmand n. A person who enjoys eating and often eats too much; gluttonous. A connoisseur of good food. “The traveling gourmand seldom passed up a restaurant.”

Random Thought: I like those people who feel they have a handle on life…somehow mine keeps getting broken…

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Today’s Quote: “To think too long about doing a thing often becomes its undoing.” – Eva Young

Today’s Word: Melancholy n. A deep, pensive, and long-lasting sadness. adj. Sad, gloomy, or depressed. “She was in a melancholy mood.”

Random Thought: Social Media has allowed us to become a nation of people that diligently records everything in our lives…and I wonder why this has become so necessary?  I’ll post this on FB and find out…

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Today’s Quote: “If we did all the things we are capable of doing, we would literally astonish ourselves.” – Thomas A.Edison

Today’s Word: Disparate adj. Essentially different in kind; not allowing comparison. markedly distinct in quality or character. “He is a strong leader capable of managing a disparate team to achieve their goals.”

Random Thought: I seem to learn something new everyday, but forget at least 5 other things forever…

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Today’s Quote: “Short as life is, we make it still shorter by the careless waste of time.” – Victor Hugo

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

Random Thought: Ever notice that it is hard to say “No” without explaining yourself?

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Today’s Quote: “It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

Today’s Word: Atrophy n. A decrease in size or wasting away or progressive decline, as from disuse. “Misleading and infrequent reporting have facilitated the atrophy of self-sufficiency.”

Random Thought: I wish they would stop referring to this as an “Arctic Blast”…I’m really not having a blast.

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Today’s Quote: “Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I’m not sure about the universe.” – Albert Einstein

Today’s Word: Bellicose adj. Hostile in manner or temperament. Demonstrating aggression or a willingness to fight. “His bellicose behavior concerned authorities.”

Random Thought: Ever notice that all accents seem to sound cool in America, but Americans sound like morons in other countries…

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Today’s Quote: “Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.” – John Wooden

Today’s Quote: Amorphous adj. Without a clearly defined shape or form. Vague; ill-organized; unclassifiable. “The amorphous package caused alarm to many people in the terminal.”

Random Thought: My New Year’s resolution was to be more positive and less sarcastic…Like I didn’t screw that up right away!

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