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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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