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Archive for March, 2015

Today’s Quote: “Try to be like the turtle – at ease in your own
shell.” – Bill Copeland

Today’s Word: Frenetic (fre·net·ic) adj Fast and energetic in a rather wild and uncontrolled way: “A frenetic ride on the snowboard.”

Random Thought: We can all learn from the weather . . . it pays no attention to criticism.

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Today’s Quote: “To understand the heart and mind of a person, look not at what he has already achieved, but at what he aspires to do.” — Kahlil Gibran

Today’s Word: Bifurcate; bifurcation (bi·fur·cate) v Divide into two branches or forks: “The river bifurcates at the base of the mountain.”

Random Thought:  I’ve learned so much from my mistakes…I’m thinking of making a few more.

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Today’s Quote: “Patience is power. Patience is not an absence of action; rather it is “timing” it waits on the right time to act, for the right principles and in the right way.”

—  Bishop Fulton J. Sheen

Today’s Word: Pernicious (per·ni·cious) adj Having a harmful effect, particularly in a gradual or subtle way. “The hostile takeover will have a pernicious effect on the business.”

Random Thought: It is hard to understand how a cemetery raised its burial cost, and blamed it on the cost of living…

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Today’s Quote: “A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him.” – David Brinkley

Today’s Word: Halcyon (hal·cy·on) Adj 1. Calm; peaceful; tranquil: “Halcyon seas.” 2. Rich; wealthy; prosperous: “Halcyon times before the recession.”

Random Thought: I’m convinced if you lined up all the cars in the world end to end, someone would be stupid enough to try and overtake them…

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Today’s Quote: “Seek out that particular mental attribute which makes you feel most deeply and vitally alive, along with which comes the inner voice which says, ‘This is the real me,’ and when you have found that attitude, follow it.” — William James

Today’s Word: Cerebral (cer·e·bral) adj. Appealing to or requiring the use of the intellect; intellectual rather than emotional: “Her methods were cerebral, analytical, and cautious.”

Random Thought: Today is the first day of spring.  The late Robin Williams once said: “Spring is nature’s way of saying let’s party!”

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Today’s Quote: “For a gallant spirit there can never be defeat.” – Wallis Simpson

Today’s Word: Genteel (gen·teel) adj. 1. Refined in manner; well-bred and polite. 2.
Free from vulgarity or rudeness. 3.Elegantly stylish: genteel manners and appearance.

Random Thought: Have you ever noticed that when you think too much you create a problem that wasn’t there in the first place…

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Today’s Quote: “Winners never quit and quitters never win.”– Vince Lombardi

Today’s Word: Epicurean (ep·i·cu·re·an) adj. Devoted to the pursuit of sensual pleasure, particularly the enjoyment of gourmet food.

Random Thought: It’s safe to assume that everyone is someone else’s weirdo…

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