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Today’s Quote: “True friendship is like sound health; the value of it is seldom known until it is lost.” — Charles Caleb Colton

Today’s Word: Histrionic adj. Overly theatrical or dramatic. n. Exaggerated dramatic behavior designed to attract attention. “His histrionic reaction disrupted the meeting.”

Random Thought: So gas where I live is selling for less than $2.00, so going into the holiday season pundits have one less topic to beat to death…I stand corrected, they’ll be predicting when prices will be going up…

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Today’s Quote: “Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.” – Albert Einstein

Today’s Word: Facetious adj. Treating serious issues with deliberately inappropriate humor; flippant.

Random Thought: How can someone “draw a blank”?

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Today’s Quote: “We have a strategic plan. It’s called doing things.” – Herb Kelleher

Today’s Word: Virulent adj. Extremely severe or harmful in its effects. Bitterly hostile or antagonistic; hateful. “Virulent criticism.”

Random Thought: I’ve always said, “Money isn’t everything”… there’s always VISA and Mastercard…

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Today’s Quote: “Patience and tenacity are worth more than twice their weight of cleverness.” – Thomas Huxley

Today’s Word: Haughty adj. Condescending: behaving in a superior, condescending, or arrogant way. “He always seemed haughty in company meetings.”

Random Thought: 70 degrees of Friday, 30 something and snow on Saturday…come on Mother Nature stop messing with us…

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Today’s Quote: “We are not here merely to make a living. We are here to enrich the world with a finer spirit of hope and achievement- and we impoverish ourselves if we forget the errand.” — Woodrow Wilson Today’s

Today’s Word: Nebulous adj. 1. Lacking definition or definite content. 2. Lacking definite form or limits; vague. “The test results were nebulous and determined to be unusable.”

Random Thought: I’m never sure if the self-serve check-out register is referring to me when it says, “unexpected item in the check-out area”…

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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:  I am usually 90% sure that I am 80% right about my opinions…

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Today’s Quote: “However many holy words you read, however many you speak, what good will they do you If you do not act on upon them?” – Buddha

Today’s Word: Frenetic (fre·net·ic) adj Fast and energetic in a rather wild and uncontrolled way: “A frenetic ride on the snowboard.

Random Thought: I intend to live forever — so far, so good…

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