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Archive for February, 2017

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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Today’s Quote: “All, too, will bear in mind this sacred principle, that though the will of the majority is in all cases to prevail, that will to be rightful must be reasonable; that the minority possess their equal rights, which equal law must protect, and to violate would be oppression.” ~ Thomas Jefferson

Today’s Word: Boorish adj. Resembling or characteristic of a boor; rude and clumsy in behavior. “His boorish behavior was unacceptable to most of the majority of the country.”

Random Thought: The leaks are real, the news is fake.  Up is down, and down is up…

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Today’s Quote: “You can’t turn back the clock. But you can wind it up again.”
– Bonnie Prudden

Today’s Word: Machinate v. Engage in plots and intrigues; scheming. “To machinate the overthrow of the government.”

Random Thought: So whatever happen to all the talk about the Polar Vortex? Now all the media talk is about dangerous wind chill, and frigid cold…

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Today’s Quote: “Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing ever happened.” ― Winston S. Churchill

Today’s Word: Embellish [em·bel·lish] tr.v. 1. To make beautiful, as by ornamentation; decorate. 2. To add fictitious details to exaggerate the truth: “A fanciful account that embellished the true story.”

Random Thought:  Yesterday I saw a millennial actually ‘talking’ on their phone…probably to a parent.

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Today’s Quote: “The secret of success in life is for a man to be ready for his opportunity when it comes.” – Earl of Beaconsfield

Today’s Word: Spurious adj. Not genuine, authentic, or true; not from the claimed, pretended, or proper source; counterfeit. Not being what it purports to be; false or fake. “Spurious claims.”

Random Thought: There’s nothing more awkward then storing something in a safe place so you won’t lose it, and then forgetting where that safe place is…

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