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Archive for February, 2017

Today’s Quote: “Success does not consist in never making blunders, but in never making the same one a second time.” – Josh Billings

Today’s Word: Impugn tr.v. To attack as false or questionable; challenge in argument: “To impugn a political opponent’s record.”

Random Thought: Seriously with all the modern advances, I think the freezer deserves a light as well…

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Today’s Quote: “There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it.” – Edith Wharton

Today’s Word: Circumspect adj Wary and unwilling to take risks. “His circumspect approach to investing.”

Random Thought: Ever notice that you go through a year day-by-day and nothing seems to change,  then when you look back, and everything is different…

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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…

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Today’s Quote: “When you are content to be simply yourself and don’t compare or compete, everybody will respect you.” – Lao Tzu

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 and arduous process.”

Random Thought: You may not be as cool as you think if 3 out of 4 of your friends could be guest cast members on the Big Bang Theory…

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Today’s Quote: “It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

Today’s Word: Atrophy n. A decrease in size or wasting away or progressive decline, as from disuse. “Misleading and infrequent reporting have facilitated the atrophy of self-sufficiency.”

Random Thought: Directions on a bar of Dial soap: Use like regular soap. (and that would be how?)

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Today’s Quote: “There is only one thing more painful than learning from experience, and that is not learning from experience.” ~Laurence J. Peter

Today’s Word: Evocative; Evocate adj. Bringing strong memories, images, or feelings to mind.

Random Thought: We all go through three stages in life: youth, middle age, and you still look pretty good…

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Today’s Quote: “Man never made any material as resilient as the human spirit.” – Bern Williams

Today’s Word: Lucid (lu·cid) adj. 1. Easily understood; intelligible. 2. Mentally sound; sane or rational. “A lucid conversation.” 3. Translucent or transparent.

Random Thought: Ever notice that when you do the right thing it seems to astonish people…

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Today’s Quote: “You can’t depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus.” – Mark Twain

Today’s Word: Dexterous adj. Skillful in the use of the hands. Having mental skill or adroitness; clever. Done with dexterity. “A dexterous wood craftsman.”

Random Thought: There are people who talk a lot about what they are planning to do, while some people quietly just do it…

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Today’s Quote:”Make a pledge to yourself right now, to declare that you are worth your time and energy.”
– Deborah Day

Today’s Quote: Bucolic (bu·col·ic) adj. Of or relating to the pleasant aspects of country life. “He retired to a more bucolic life on his farm.”

Random Thought: Sometimes I just want to say to some people, “You’re right, let’s do this the dumbest way possible because it’s easier for you”…

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Today’s Quote: “Education is when you read the fine print. Experience is what you get if you don’t.” – Pete Seeger

Today’s Word: Voracity; Voracious adj. Consuming or eager to consume great amounts of food; ravenous. 2. Having or marked by an insatiable appetite for an activity or pursuit; greedy: “A voracious reader.”

Random Thought:  You know you are getting old when every time you sit down you have to make a sound…

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