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Archive for June, 2017

Today’s Quote: “If you want to change the way people respond to you, change the way you respond to people.” – Timothy Leary

Today’s Word: Paradigm n. A typical example or pattern of something; a model. “The economic paradigm was flawed.”

Random Thought: Truthfully, the only reason I check my voice mail is to get rid of that little icon on my screen…

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Today ’s Quote: “If you want to know what a man’s like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.” – J.K. Rowling

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

Random Thought: Whenever you are feeling sad, just remember that somewhere in the world there’s an idiot pulling a door that says “PUSH”… and it’s probably me.

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Today’s Quote: “If I had nine hours to chop down a tree, I’d spend the first six sharpening my ax.” – Abraham Lincoln

Today’s Word: Prolific adj. Productive: Producing abundant works or results. “A prolific artist.” “A prolific writer.”

Random Thought: Seems like one of those days…I’m well on my way to getting nothing done, I must be on vacation…. (or retired)

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Today’s Quote: “You say I started out with practically nothing, but that isn’t correct. We all start with all there is, it’s how we use it that makes things possible.” — Henry Ford

Today’s Word: Determinate adj. Having exact and discernible limits or form.

Random Thought: Last night while enjoying a vacation ice cream, I got to wondering why is vanilla ice cream white when vanilla extract is brown?

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Today’s Quote: “Success seems to be largely a matter of hanging on after others have let go.”– William Feather

Today’s Word: Didactic adj. (1) Intended to teach, particularly in having moral instruction as an ulterior motive. (2) In the manner of a teacher, particularly so as to treat someone in a patronizing way. “The didactic speech influenced the weaker members of the audience.”

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

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Today’s Quote: “Any man can be a father, but it takes someone special to be a dad.” —Anne Geddes

Today’s Word: Intrepid adj. 1. Resolutely courageous; fearless. Persistent in the pursuit of something. “A team of intrepid explorers.”

Random Thought: Sometimes being a good Dad is pretending your favorite present is soap on a rope…

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Today’s Quote: “If you only read what everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.” — Haruki Murakami

Today’s Word: Peevish adj. Easily irritated, particularly by unimportant things. “He was peevish around smokers.”

Random Thought: Did you ever wonder, If something “goes without saying,” why do people still say it?

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