Archive for December, 2016

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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Today’s Quote: “Some men succeed because they are destined to, but most men succeed because they are determined to.” – Greame Clegg

Today’s Word: Incisive adj. (of a person or mental process) Intelligently analytical and clear-thinking. Accurate and sharply focused. “The incisive detective soon solved the crime.”

Random Thought: “I’ve still got it’,  I whisper, as I take a handful of vitamins each morning and fall asleep in my chair around 9:45 each night…

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Today’s Quote: “Not doing more than the average is what keeps the average down.
– William Lyon Phelps ”

Today’s Word: Recondite adj. (of a subject or knowledge) Little known, obscure, abstruse. “Recondite information.”

Random Thought: As an old guy, I’ve discovered I have four moods: (1.) I’m too old for this, (2.) I’m too tired for this, (3.) I’m too sober for this, and (4.) I don’t have time for this…that pretty much covers it.

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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: Obsequious adj. Obedient or attentive to an excessive degree. “The obsequious service resulted in an excellent tip.”

Random Thought:  I live in my own little world, but it’s okay, because everyone knows me here…

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Today’s Quote: “To be human is to change.  To be is to have changed often” – Cardinal John Newman

Today’s Word: Colloquial (ism) adj. (of language) Used in ordinary conversation; not formal or literary. “His lecture was quite engaging due to his colloquial speech

Random Thought: In the days before electricity, there was a certain rhythm to life – light and darkness – and life was quieter then.

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