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Archive for July, 2015

Today’s Quote: “You can do anything, but not everything.”– David Allen

Today’s Word: Cornucopia n. A large amount of something; a great supply, an abundance: “A cornucopia of employment opportunities.”

Random Thought: If all the world’s a stage . . . I seemed to have missed the rehearsal.

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Today’s Quote: “A bank is a place where they lend you an umbrella in fair weather and ask for it back when it begins to rain.” – Robert Frost

Today’s Word: Solicitous adj. 1. Marked by or given to anxious care and often hovering attentiveness. 2. Extremely careful; meticulous: “solicitous in matters of behavior.” 3. Anxious or concerned: “a solicitous parent.”

Random Thought: Why do we feel safer under blankets? If a murderer comes in the room they won’t say, “ahh-dam! he’s under a blanket”…

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Today’s Quote: “Nobody believes the official spokesman… but everybody trusts an unidentified source.” – Ron Nesen

Today’s Word: Rhetorical adj. Of or relating to rhetoric. Characterized by language that is elaborate, pretentious, insincere, or intellectually vacuous.

Random Thought: I love it when people mix-up cliches, I recently overheard someone say, “you’re never going to fail unless you try”…

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oday’s Quote: “The only person who cannot be helped is that person who blames others.” – Carl Rogers

Today’s Word: Doleful adj Expressing sorrow; mournful. “A doleful look.” Causing misfortune or grief. “Doleful consequences.”

Random Thought: I started out with nothing, and I still have most of it…

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Today’s Quote:  “Courage is being scared to death but saddling up anyway” – John Wayne

Today’s Word: Intuitive adj. Known automatically: known directly and instinctively, without being discovered or consciously perceived. “He intuitively knew that one day she would become a movie star.”

 

Random Thought: I can still be the life of the party…as long as it ends at 9:30.

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Today’s Quote: “Sow an act, and you reap a habit. Sow a habit and you reap a character. Sow a character and you reap a destiny.” – Charles Reade

Today’s Word: Truncate tr.v. 1. To shorten or cut off. 2. To shorten (a number) by dropping one or more digits after the decimal point.

Random Thought: I have always tried to take one day at a time, but sometimes several days seem to attack me at once…

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Today’s Quote: “There are no shortcuts to any place worth going.”
– Beverly Sills

Today’s Word: Cathartic adj. Producing a feeling of being purified emotionally, spiritually, or psychologically as a result of an intense emotional experience or therapeutic technique. “The strength of the movie had a cathartic effect on her.”

Random Thought: I just realized, I’ve never had an epiphany…

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Today’s Quote: “I’d rather live with a good question than a bad answer.” – Aryeh Frimer

Today’s Word: Circuitous adj. Being or taking a roundabout, lengthy course: “He took a circuitous route to avoid traffic.”

Random Thought: Only Robinson Crusoe had everything done by Friday…

 

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Today’s Quote: ” Life’s tragedy is that we get old too soon and wise too late.” – Benjamin Franklin

Today’s Word: Redact(ed) tr.v. Edit something: to edit, revise, or delete content in preparation for publication. “The documents were redacted so personal information wasn’t released to the public.”

Random Thought: Why is the third hand on the watch called a second hand?

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Today’s Quote: “The secret of business is to know something nobody else knows.” – Aristotle Onassis

Today’s Word: Eclectic adj. 1. Composed of elements drawn from various sources 2. Not following any one system, but selecting and using what are considered the best elements of all systems. “An eclectic taste in decorating; an eclectic approach to management.”

Random Thought: Most people have stopped watching soap operas because now there is Facebook with a new episode every five minutes…

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