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Archive for March, 2017

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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Today’s Quote: “The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.” – Socrates

Today’s Word: Ubiquitous adj. Being or seeming to be everywhere, or in all places, at the same time; omnipresent. “Ubiquitous cell phones.”

Random Thought:  I really enjoy happy hour; my early evening nap…

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Today’s Quote: “All men profess honesty as long as they can. To believe all men honest would be folly. To believe none so is something worse.”- John Quincy Adams
Today’s Word: Cerebral (cer·e·bral) adj. Appealing to or requiring the use of the intellect; intellectual rather than emotional: “Her methods were cerebral, analytical, and cautious.”

Random Thought: Today is the first day of spring. The late Robin Williams once said: “Spring is nature’s way of saying let’s party!”

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Today’s Quote: “If this nation is to be wise as well as strong, if we are to achieve our destiny, then we need more new ideas for more wise men reading more good books in more public libraries. These libraries should be open to all—except the censor. We must know all the facts and hear all the alternatives and listen to all the criticisms. Let us welcome controversial books and controversial authors. For the Bill of Rights is the guardian of our security as well as our liberty. [Response to questionnaire in Saturday Review, October 29, 1960]”  ― John F. Kennedy

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

Random Thought: There are three types of lies: small lies, big lies, and political lies…

 

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Today’s Quote:”Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.”
– Ralph Waldo Emerson

Today’s Word: Epicurean (ep·i·cu·re·an) adj. Devoted to the pursuit of sensual pleasure, particularly the enjoyment of gourmet food.

Random Thought: I wonder what people in China call their good plates?

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