Archive for October, 2015

Today’s Quote: “Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.” – Aristotle

Today’s Word: Plethora n. A superabundance; an excessive amount or number: “Upon returning from the trip, she had a plethora of calls to make.”

Random Thought: I’ve often wondered, if we are here to help others, what are the others here for?

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Today’s Quote: “Your talent is God’s gift to you. What you do with it is your gift back to God.”— Leo Buscaglia

Today’s Word: Pontificate v. To speak or behave in a pompous or dogmatic manner. “He pontificates at great length in political matters.”

Random Thought: I can remember when the only way you could take a “selfie” was to sit in a booth and get 5 pictures for 25 cents…

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Today’s Quote: “A true friend is someone who knows there’s something wrong even when you have the biggest smile on your face.” – Unknown

Today’s Word:  Corpulent adj. Physically bulky; fat. “The once corpulent woman is now trim and fit.”

Random Thought: Do you realize that the only time in our lives when we like to get old is when we’re kids? If you’re less than 10 years old, you’re so excited about aging that you think in fractions.

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Today ’s Quote: “There is nothing so rewarding as to make people realize that they are worthwhile in this world.” – Bob Anderson

Today’s Word: Sentient adj. Characterized by sensation and consciousness. Able to perceive or feel things: “Sentient life forms.”

Random Thought: I’ve recently noticed that it is not necessary to understand things in order to argue about them…

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Today’s Quote: “Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.” – Mahatma Gandhi

Today’s Word: Colloquial (ism) adj. (of language) Used in ordinary conversation; not formal or literary. “His lecture was quite engaging due to his colloquial speech.”

Random Thought: Why is it that night falls but day breaks?

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Today’s Quote: “Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding.” – Albert Einstein

Today’s Word: Slavish adj. Showing no originality; blindly imitative: “A slavish copy of the original work.”

Random Thought: Seriously, why does a slight tax increase cost you $200 and a substantial tax cut save you 30 cents?

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Today’s Quote: “Your body tells you what it needs, and if you sleep past your alarm on a Saturday morning, it’s probably because you need the sleep.” – Sophia Bush

Today’s Word: Ambivalent; Ambivalence adj. Having mixed feelings or contradictory ideas about something or someone. “She has ambivalent feelings about the relationship.”

Random Thought: Seriously, why are there toilet-paper commercials, who’s not buying it?

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Today’s Quote: “You know, life fractures us all into little pieces. It harms us, but it’s how we glue those fractures back together that makes us stronger.” — Carrie Jones

Today’s Word: Reciprocal; Reciprocate adj. Done or performed in return: “Reciprocal respect.”

Random Thought: I always thought Hunger Games were those triangular pegboards on the tables at Cracker Barrel…

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Today ’s Quote: “If not now, when will you begin living your life?” – Jack Borland

Today’s Word: Docile adj. Submissive. Ready to accept control or instruction. “The dog was very docile around children.”

Random Thought: Ever notice there is no such thing as “a simple little job around the house”.

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Today’s Quote: “Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration.” – Thomas Edison

Today’s Word:  Gravitas n. Dignity, seriousness, or solemnity in manner. “He has the necessary gravitas to lead the company.”

Random Thought: Before Instagram, I used to waste so much time sitting around having to imagine what my friends’ food looked like…

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