Archive for December, 2016

Today’s Quote: “Old age is a special problem for me because I’ve never been able to shed the mental image I have of myself – a lad of about 19.” – E. B. White

Today’s Word: Caprice n. A sudden and unaccountable change of mood or behavior.

Random Thought:  I wish everything was as easy as gaining weight…

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Today ’s Quote: “Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.” – Mahatma Gandhi

Today’s Word: Profligate Adj. Recklessly extravagant or wasteful in the use of resources. A profligate lifestyle resulted in his bankruptcy.”

Random Thought: It’s frustrating when you know all the answers, but nobody bothers to ask you the questions…

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Today’s Quote: “Today is your own. Tomorrow perchance may never come.” – Swami Sivananda

Today’s Word: Missive n. A written message; a letter. “He received a missive from his company manager.”

Random Thought: Being older means: being tired, wishing you hadn’t made plans and wondering why something hurts or aches…

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Today’s Quote: “Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

Today’s Word: Portent n. A sign or warning that something significant is likely to happen. “an occurrence of crucial portent.”

Random Thought: Has anyone ever looked back on the nights that they had plenty of sleep?

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Today’s Quote: “Think twice before you speak, because your words and influence will plant the seed of either success or failure in the mind of another.” – Napoleon Hill

Today’s Word: Mendacious (men·da·cious) adj Not telling the truth; lying: “A mendacious politician;” “A mendacious defendant.”

Random Thought:  We often forget that there are millions of people in the world that live their lives each day with dignity, integrity, and hard work without acknowledgment and fanfare … we need to learn from them and thank them.

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Today’s Quote:”Be miserable. Or motivate yourself. Whatever has to be done, it’s always your choice.” – Wayne Dyer

Today’s Word: Myriad adj. Constituting a very large, indefinite number; innumerable: “The myriad snowflakes in the winter.”

Random Thought: I’m tired of writing, “Sent from my iPhone” at the end of all my emails. Maybe I should just get an iPhone…

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Today’s Quote: “I wish we could put up some of the Christmas spirit in jars and open a jar of it every month.” ~Harlan Miller

Today’s Word: wassail, wassailing: a salutation wishing health to a person, used in England in early times when presenting a cup of drink or when drinking to the person.

My Christmas Thought to my family and friends: May the Christmas season warm your soul, bring love to your heart and may God bless each one of you in the New Year.  Merry Christmas!

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Today’s Quote: “One should not regret the past. One should not worry about the future. Wise men act by the present time.” – Sanskrit Quote

Today’s Word: Rapacious (ra·pa·cious) Adj Aggressively greedy or ravenous; plundering: “A rapacious salesman.”

Random Thought: I never know how to respond when they ask at a restaurant, “would you like a table?”… No, we’ll just stand here and eat…

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Today’s Quote: “Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished.” ~ Lao Tzu

Today’s Word: Altruism n. Unselfish concern for the welfare of others; selflessness. (also ‘Altruistic’). “Despite his miserly demeanor, his life is driven by Altruism.

Random Thought: I don’t know about you, but my Christmas week is more joyful knowing that Kohl’s stores are staying open around the clock from 7:00 a.m. on Tuesday, December 20 until December 24 at 6 p.m. ….

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Today’s Quote: “Nobody believes the official spokesman, but everybody trusts an unidentified source.” – Ron Nesen

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

Random Thought: Seriously, I never know what to say when someone says, “I forgot to eat” …

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