Archive for March, 2017

Today’s Quote: “When you reach the end of your rope, tie a knot in it and hang on.” – Thomas Jefferson

Today’s Word: Penurious (pe·nu·ri·ous) adj Extremely poor; poverty-stricken; miserly. “The penurious family was forced from their home.”

Random Thought: When you ask for directions you know you are in trouble when the sentence begins, “well first you go east for about a mile”…  Okay, now which way is east?

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Today’s Quote: “Experience is not what happens to you; it’s what you do with what happens to you.” – Aldous Huxley

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

Random Thought: Did you ever wonder why is it that rain drops but snow falls?


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Today’s Quote: “What we achieve inwardly will change outer reality.” – Plutarch

Today’s Word: Myopic; Myopia n. Distant objects appear blurred – Lack of discernment or long-range perspective in thinking or planning: “Myopic thinking.”

Random Thought: I think my problem is I have really fantastically bad ideas…

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Today’s Quote: “If you cannot convince them, confuse them.” Harry Truman

Today’s Word: Paradox n. A statement or proposition that seems self-contradictory or absurd but in reality expresses a possible truth. An opinion or statement contrary to commonly accepted opinion, but may be factual.

Random Thought: What we see mainly depends on what we look for…

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Today’s Quote: “Manifest plainness, Embrace simplicity, Reduce selfishness, Have few desires.” – Lao-tzu

Today’s Word: Odious (o·di·ous) adj. Extremely unpleasant; repulsive. Deserving of hatred or repugnance. “The detective said it was the most odious crime she had ever seen.”

Random Thought: Most people won’t admit their faults. Of course, I would if I had any…

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Today’s Quote: “Each time a man stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out against injustice, he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope, and crossing each other from a million different centers of energy and daring, those ripples build a current that can sweep down the mightiest walls of oppression and resistance.” ~ Robert Kennedy

Today’s Word: Perspicacious (per·spi·ca·cious) adj Having strong insight into and understanding of things. “She showed perspicacious judgment.”

Random Thought:  Number 3 on my ‘Bucket List” is to stick a feather in my hat and call it macaroni…

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Today’s Quote: “The care of human life and happiness, and not their destruction, is the first and only object of good government.” ~ Thomas Jefferson

Today’s Word: Vociferous (vo·cif·er·ous) adj Characterized by vehemence, clamour, or noisiness: “A vociferous crowd.”

Random Thought: So when a person says, “they haven’t got all day” does that mean they have a shorter day than I do?

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Today’s Quote: “We must restore hope to young people, help the old, be open to the future, spread love. Be poor among the poor. We need to include the excluded and preach peace.” – Pope Francis

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 was going to try to be less sarcastic about life, but then I told myself, ‘I’m no quitter’…

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Today’s Quote: “What we achieve inwardly will change outer reality.” – Plutarch

Today’s Word: Bifurcate; bifurcation (bi·fur·cate) v Divide into two branches or forks: “The river bifurcates at the base of the mountain.”

Random Thought: Sarcasm:  just one more skill-set I can provide to any situation…

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Today’s Quote: “Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.” – John Wooden

Today’s Quote: Amorphous adj. Without a clearly defined shape or form. Vague; ill-organized; unclassifiable. “The amorphous package caused alarm to many people in the terminal.”

Random Thought: So, why does it cost extra to add something to an omelet, but still cost the same if you leave something out?

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