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Archive for November, 2016

Today’s Quote: “Your present circumstances don’t determine where you can go; they merely determine where you start.” – Nido Qubein

Today’s Word: Peckish adj. Ill-tempered; irritable; Chiefly British feeling slightly hungry. “He felt rather peckish close to bedtime.”

Random Thought: How do some people get anything accomplished since they are so busy posting every detail of their lives on Facebook …

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Today’s Quote: “Success is getting what you want. Happiness is wanting what you get.” – B.R. Hayden

Today’s Word: Opine v.tr. To state as an opinion. Latin: opinari – to have an opinion.

Random Thought: Weren’t all of our career plans more exciting when were 5 years old…

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Today’s Quote: “It’s better to be a lion for a day than a sheep all your life.” – Elizabeth Kenny

Today’s Word: Arduous adj. 1. Demanding great effort or labor; difficult. “An arduous undertaking.” 2. Testing severely the powers of endurance; strenuous. “A long, arduous, and exhausting war.”

Random Thought: It appears that the real art of conversation is not only to say the right thing at the right time, but also to leave unsaid the wrong thing at the tempting moment

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Today’s Quote: “If you tell the truth, you don’t have to remember anything.”
– Mark Twain

Today’s Word: Sagacious adj. Shrewd; showing keen mental discernment and good judgment. “A sagacious remark.”

Random Thought: Tomorrow is ‘Cyber Monday’  the busiest commerce day on the Internet; I hope none of the President Elect’s  tweets get lost in all that cyber traffic …

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Today ’s Quote: “Sometimes the questions are complicated and the answers are simple.” – Dr. Seuss

Today’s Word:  Overt adj. Done or shown openly; plainly or readily apparent, not secret or hidden. “Overt hostility.”

Random Thought:  Some look at the glass see it as half full, others see it has half empty…I look at it and see that no one knows how to fill a glass anymore…

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Today’s Quote: “We can’t help everyone, but everyone can help someone.” – Ronald Reagan

Today’s Word: Titular adj. Relating to or constituting a title. “The titular head of the business.”

Random Thought: Day after Thanksgiving BMI calculation, I’m not over-weight…I’m too short.

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Today’s Quote: “Make it a habit to tell people thank you. To express your appreciation, sincerely and without the expectation of anything in return. Truly appreciate those around you, and you’ll soon find many others around you. Truly appreciate life, and you’ll find that you have more of it.” — Ralph Marston

Today’s Word: Thanksgiving – 1.the expression of gratitude, esp. to God. “he offered prayers in thanksgiving for his safe arrival”  2.(in North America) an annual national holiday marked by religious observances and a traditional meal including turkey. The holiday commemorates a harvest festival celebrated by the Pilgrims in 1621, and is held in the US on the fourth Thursday in November.A similar holiday is held in Canada, usually on the second Monday in October.

Random Thought: Dear American retailers, there isn’t one Christmas gift purchase or shopping experience that can’t wait until tomorrow … Maybe next year we will all just tweet Thanksgiving and go directly shopping…

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