Archive for May, 2017

Today’s Quote: “Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.” – John F. Kennedy

Today’s Word: Feckless adj. 1. Careless and irresponsible. “The kids were feckless during spring break.” 2. Lacking purpose or vitality; feeble or ineffective – unlikely to be successful. “It was a feckless attempt to make the company a success.”

Random Thought: Passwords have now become almost impossible to construct:  “Sorry your password must contain a capital letter, two numbers, a symbol, an inspiring message, a spell, and a gang sign…”

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Today’s Quote: “Advice is what we ask for when we already know the answer but wish we didn’t.” – Erica Jong

Today’s Word: Effusive adj. 1. Unrestrained or excessive in emotional expression; gushy: “An effusive manner.” 2. Profuse; overflowing: “effusive praise.”

Random Thought: Gota love or at least pray for those FB friends who never have time to read a book, but seem to find time to post tons of inane videos of cats playing ping-pong , world’s best car crashes or inviting you to play endless mind numbing games … okay, I do watch the videos…

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Today’s Quote: “The problem is never how to get new, innovative thoughts into your mind, but how to get the old ones out.” – Dee Hock

Today’s Word: Avarice n. Immoderate desire, greed for wealth: an unreasonably strong desire to obtain and keep money. “His life was consumed by ambition and avarice.”

Random Thought: A shout out to all those people who never find their names spelled right on key-chains at souvenir shops…

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Today’s Quote: “Whether it’s the best of times or the worst of times, it’s the only time we’ve got.”
– Art Buchwald

Today’s Word: Mercurial adj. 1. Quick and changeable in temperament; volatile: “His mercurial temperament made him difficult to work for.”

Random Thought: So, it appears that Raj Koothrappali, (a character on TV’s Big Bang) and myself are the only two males that will admit having read Elizabeth Gilbert’s book Eat, Pray, Love...

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Today’s Quote: “Tis’ better to live your own life imperfectly than to imitate someone else’s perfectly.” ― Elizabeth Gilbert, from the book, Eat, Pray, Love

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

Random Thought: Sometimes my life seems to be a series of awkward and humiliating moments separated by snacks…

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Today ’s Quote: “Mix a little foolishness with your prudence: It’s good to be silly at the right moment.” — Horace

Today’s Word: Incendiary adj. Designed to cause fires. “An incendiary device.”

Random Thought: It’s frustrating when you know all the answers, but nobody bothers to ask you the questions…

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Today’s Quote: “Joy and hope are never separate. I have never met a hopeful person who was depressed or a joyful person who had lost hope…It is important to become aware that at every moment of our life we have the opportunity to choose joy. It is in the choice that our true freedom lies, and that freedom is, in the final analysis, the freedom to love.” — Henri Nouwen

Today’s Word: Lascivious adj. Feeling or revealing an overt and often offensive sexual desire. “He gave her a lascivious wink.” Inclined to lustfulness; wanton; lewd.

Random Thought: I view all information as useful…one never knows when you might try out to be a contestant on Jeopardy…

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