Archive for October, 2016

Today’s Quote: ‘Some cause happiness wherever they go; others whenever they go.’ – Oscar Wilde

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: Strange! No one ever says “It’s only a game,” when their team is winning.

Read Full Post »

Today’s Quote: “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed, citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.” ― Margaret Mead

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

Random Thought: I’m at that age when I still have a lot on the ball, but some days I’m just too tired to bounce it…

Read Full Post »

Today’s Quote: “Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.” ― Leo Tolstoy

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

Random Thought: Sometimes I wish my mind could also take the weekend off…but no, it just keeps thinking…

Read Full Post »

“Progress always involves risk; you can’t steal second base and keep your foot on first.” – Frederick Wilcox

Contrite adj. 1. Arising from sense of guilt: done or said out of a sense of guilt or remorse. 2. Very sorry: genuinely and deeply sorry about something. “He was suitably contrite.”

Random Thought: Give a person a fish and you feed them for a day; but teach that person the game Candy Crush Soda Saga and they won’t bother you for weeks…

Read Full Post »

Today’s Quote:”Do the hard jobs first. The easy jobs will take care of themselves.” – Dale Carnegie

Today’s Word: Prescient; Prescience adj. Having or showing knowledge of events before they take place; foresight. “You should be prescient about choosing your employer.”

Random Thought: I have learned not to worry about what people might think because most people don’t think…

Read Full Post »

Today’s Quote: “It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light.” – Aristotle Onassis

Today’s Word: Peripatetic adj. Traveling from place to place, esp. working or based in various places for relatively short periods. “He maintained a peripatetic lifestyle.”

Random Thought: There ought to be a term for the moment you think you have ten more pages to read in a book and it turns out to be a preview for another book…

Read Full Post »

Today’s Quote: “Worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow. It empties today of its strength.” – Corrie Ten Boom

Today’s Word: Accolade n. An expression of praise or admiration. An award or privilege granted; an acknowledgment of merit. “The scientist was given many accolades for his research.”

Random Thought: Have noticed that the shortest distance between two points is always under construction.

Read Full Post »

« Newer Posts - Older Posts »