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Archive for May, 2016

Today’s Quote: “Tis’ better to live your own life imperfectly than to imitate someone else’s perfectly.” ― Elizabeth Gilbert, from the book Eat, Pray, Love

Today’s Word: Penurious (pe·nu·ri·ous) adj Extremely poor; poverty-stricken; miserly. “The penurious family were forced from their home.”

Random Thought: I never make the same mistake twice…I make it five or six times, just to be sure.

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Today’s Quote: “There is no pleasure in having nothing to do; the fun is having lots to do and not doing it.” -Andrew Jackson

Today’s Word: Temporal adj. Relating to, or limited by time. Lasting only for a time; not eternal. Also: fleeting, passing, momentary, temporary, transient, short-lived. “The beneficial effects of the loan were temporal.”

Random Thought: Life may be short, but some days can be really long…

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Today’s Quote: “Every man is a damn fool for at least five minutes every day; wisdom consists in not exceeding the limit.” – Elbert Hubbard

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

Random Thought:  Whenever I go to sleep on Sunday night…Monday morning always shows up…

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Today’s Quote: Success in life is a matter not so much of talent or opportunity as of concentration and
perseverance.
– C. W. Wendte

Today Word: Extemporaneous adj. 1. Unrehearsed. Done or said without advance preparation or thought; impromptu. 2. Prepared in advance but delivered without notes or text: “An extemporaneous speech.”

Random Thought: I sometimes look at a person and wonder, what part of their outfit made them look in the mirror and say, “yes that’s how I choose to represent myself today”?

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Today’s Quote: “The cave you fear to enter holds the treasure you seek.” – Joseph Campbell

Today’s Word: Furtive adj. 1. Marked by quiet, caution or secrecy; taking pains to avoid being observed. “A furtive kiss.” 2. Characterized by stealth; surreptitious. “A furtive attempt to take control of the business.”

Random Thought: Why does mineral water that has streamed through the mountains for centuries have to be sold by a certain date?

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Today’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 can still be the life of the party…as long as it ends around 9:30…

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Today’s Quote: “The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails.” – William Arthur Ward

Today’s Word: Antithesis n.pl. 1. Direct contrast; opposition. 2. The direct or exact opposite. “Hope is the antithesis of despair.

Random Thought: Ever notice how quickly we  can point out unethical behavior in others, but can rationalize our own ?

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