Archive for August, 2016

Today’s Quote: “If you want to make an easy job seem mighty hard, just keep putting off doing it.” – Olin Miller

Today’s word: Masticate v. To chew (as in food). To reduce to pulp by crushing, grinding or kneading. “The patient was unwilling to masticate or swallow his food.”

Random Thought: A smart person knows what to say, a wise person knows when to say it…

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Today’s Quote: “You say I started out with practically nothing, but that isn’t correct. We all start with all there is, it’s how we use it that makes things possible.” — Henry Ford

Today’s Word: Determinate adj. Having exact and discernible limits or form.

Random Thought: Have you ever wondered why vanilla ice cream is white when vanilla extract is brown?

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Today’s Quote: “If you’re going through hell, keep going.” – Winston Churchill

Today’s Word: Circumspect adj Wary and unwilling to take risks. “His circumspect approach to investing.”
Random Thought: I finally get my head together, now my body is falling apart…

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Today’s Quote: “Forty is the old age of youth; fifty is the youth of old age.”
– Victor Hugo

Today’s Word: Vicarious adj. 1. Experienced in the imagination through the feelings or actions of another person: “A vicarious thrill.” 2. Acting or done for another: “A vicarious atonement.”

Random Thought: I’ve heard life referred to as a dance.  If that is true, I was wondering when do I get to lead…

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Today’s Quote:“Learn from yesterday, live for today, look to tomorrow, rest this afternoon.” ― Charles M. Schulz, Charlie Brown’s Little Book of Wisdom

Today’s Word: Surreal adj. Having the disorienting quality of a dream; unreal; fantastic. “There was something surreal about the diving accident.”

Random Thought:  So why does every back to school ad feature kids break dancing and dancing in the hallways…I guess showing kids working in the classroom is just too boring.

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

Today’s Word: Rhetorical adj. Of or relating to rhetoric. Characterized by language that is elaborate, pretentious, insincere, or intellectually vacuous.

Random Thought: I’ve come to the conclusion that calories are those tiny creatures that live in my closet and sew my clothes tighter…

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Today’s Quote: “Every great film should seem new every time you see it.”
– Roger Ebert

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

Random Thought: Sunglasses allow you to stare at people without getting caught; it’s like Facebook in real life…

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Today’s Quote: “Change your life today. Don’t gamble on the future, act now, without delay.”
– Simone de Beauvoir

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

Random Thought: It occurred to me, that every day there are people stuck in traffic on their way to a gym to ride a stationary bike…

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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: Temerity n. Excessive confidence or boldness; audacity: “No one had the temerity to question her decision.”

Random Thought: Did you ever wonder why we say you are ‘in’ a movie, but you’re ‘on’ TV?

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Today’s Quote: “When you were born, you cried and the world rejoiced. Live your life in such a manner that when you die, the world cries and you rejoice.”
— Indian Proverb

Today’s Word: Synergism n. Interaction of discrete agencies or conditions where the total effect is greater than the sum of the individual parts. “The directors saw considerable synergism in the business merger.” (also Synergy).

Random Thought: Some people aren’t stupid, they just have bad luck when it comes to thinking…

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