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Archive for May, 2016

Today’s Quote: “Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.” – Helen Keller

Today’s Word: Feckless adj. 1. Careless and irresponsible. “The kids were feckless during spring break.” 2. Lacking purpose or vitality; feeble or ineffective – unlikely to be successful. “It was a feckless attempt to make the company a success.

Random Thought: No one looks back on their life and remembers the nights they had plenty of sleep…

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Today’s Quote: “You learn as much from those who have failed as from those who have succeeded.”– Michael Johnson

Today’s Word: Benevolent adj. 1. Charitable: performing good or charitable acts and not seeking to make a profit. 2. Characterized by or suggestive of doing good; showing kindness or goodwill.

Random Thought: Ever wonder why do some water bottles have ingredients listed on them?

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Today’s Quote: “Advice is what we ask for when we already know the answer but wish we didn’t.” – Erica Jong

Today’s Word: Effusive adj. 1. Unrestrained or excessive in emotional expression; gushy: “An effusive manner.” 2. Profuse; overflowing: “effusive praise.”

Random Thought: Gota love or at least pray for those FB friends who never have time to read a book, but seem to find time to post tons of inane videos of cats playing ping-pong , world’s best car crashes or inviting you to play endless mind numbing games … okay, I do watch the videos…

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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’s 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’ve discovered that I’m not getting smarter as I grow older, there’s just less stupid stuff left that I haven’t already done…

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Today’s Quote: “I am a kind of paranoid in reverse. I suspect people of plotting to make me happy.” – J. D. Salinger

Today’ Quote: Laborious adj. Hard-working; industrious. Marked by or requiring long, hard work. “It was a laborious project, but they still kept it under budget.”

Random Thought: Why is it called ‘after dark’ when it is really after light?

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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: They say that money talks, but mine just seems to say, ” Good-bye”…

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Today’s Quote: “The young man knows the rules, but the old man knows the exceptions.”
– Oliver Wendell Holmes

Today’s Word: Ephemeral adj. 1. Lasting for a markedly brief time: “The ephemeral nature of fashion trends.” 2. Living or lasting only for a day, as with certain plants or insects.

Random Thought: There are some people who sound very educated on stuff they make up…

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