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Archive for August, 2015

Today’s Quote: “The purpose of life is a life of purpose.” – Robert Byrne

Today’s Word: Lugubrious adj. Looking or sounding sad and dismal; mournful. “The lugubrious country song reminded her of an ex-boyfriend.”

Random Thought: A clear conscience is usually the sign of a bad memory…

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Today’s Quote: “Flattery is nothing but attention without intention.” – Mary Lindsey

Today’s Word: Antipathy n. A deep-seated feeling of dislike; aversion. “His antipathy for lawyers dates back to his divorce.”

Random Thought: I often wonder if stupidity got me into a mess. Why can’t it get me out?

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oday’s Quote:”Even if you’re on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there.” – Will Rogers

Today’s Word: Abysmal adj. Extremely bad; appalling. “The results were pretty abysmal;” “Abysmal failure.”

Random Thought: My life has an excellent cast, but the plot keeps changing…

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Today’s Quote: “Hope is always available to us. When we feel defeated, we need only take a deep breath and say, “Yes,” and hope will reappear.” — Monroe Forester

Today’s Word: Bloviate i.v. To speak or write at length in a pompous or boastful manner.

Random Thought: To me, old age is someone who is at least 10 years older than me…

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Today’s Quote: “Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.”
– John F. Kennedy

Today’s Word:  Transitory adj. 1. Not lasting, enduring, permanent, or eternal. 2.Lasting only a short time; brief; short-lived; temporary. “It was a transitory stage in the actor’s career.”

Random Thought: Isn’t “Constructive Criticism” kind of an oxymoron?

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Today’s Quote: “Old friends pass away, new friends appear. It is just like the days. An old day passes, a new day arrives. The important thing is to make it meaningful: a meaningful friend – or a meaningful day.” – Dalai Lama

Today’s Word: Perspicacious (per·spi·ca·cious) adj Having strong insight into and understanding of things. “She showed perspicacious judgment.

Random Thought: I have discovered that old age seems to sneak up, but once it’s fully present, the effects are hardly subtle…

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Today’s Quote: “Good judgment comes from experience, and experience comes from bad judgment.” – Barry LePatner

Today’s Word: Divergence n. (1) A difference or conflict in opinions, interests, wishes, etc. (2) The process or state of diverging.

Random Thought: Alcohol should be served in Capri Sun pouches. When you can no longer get the straw in the hole, you’ve had enough…

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Today’s Quote: “Work and play are words used to describe the same thing under differing conditions.” – Mark Twain

Today’s Word: Egalitarian adj. Affirming, promoting, or characterized by belief in equal political, economic, social, and civil rights for all people.

Random Thought: Ever notice, success always occurs in private, and failure in full view…

 

 

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Today’s Quote: “Experience is a hard teacher because she gives the test first, the lesson afterward.”– Vernon Law

Today’s Word: Colloquialism n. 1. An informal word or phrase that is more common in conversation than in formal speech or writing. Colloquialisms can include words such as “gonna” and phrases such as “ain’t nothin’” and “dead as a doornail.”

Random Thought: So, how many of us would say we love our electronic devices because all our friends live in them…

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 Today’s Quote:  “I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” – Maya Angelou

Today’s Word: Circumspect adj Wary and unwilling to take risks. “His circumspect approach to investing.”

 

Random Thought: Naps are for old people, therefore, I will be taking a horizontal pause later today…

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