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Archive for July, 2017

Today’s Quote:“Learn from yesterday, live for today, look to tomorrow, rest this afternoon.” ― Charles M. Schulz, Charlie Brown’s Little Book of Wisdom

Today’s Word: Surreal adj. Having the disorienting quality of a dream; unreal; fantastic. “There was something surreal about the diving accident.”

Random Thought: So why does every back to school ad feature kids break dancing and dancing in the hallways…I guess showing kids working in the classroom is just too boring.

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Today’s Quote: “The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack in will.” – Vince Lombardi

Today’s Word: Endemic adj. Native to a specific region or environment and not occurring naturally anywhere else. “Malaria is endemic in tropical climates.” (n.) An endemic plant or animal.

Random Thought: Most of the time I mean to behave, but most of the time there are just too many other options…

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Today’s Quote: “The best way to cheer yourself up is to cheer somebody else up.”– Mark Twain

Today’s Word: Attenuate v. 1. To reduce in force, value, amount, or degree; weaken: “The layoffs attenuated the company’s sales forecast.”

Random Thought: I find it sad that there are those who want to disengage America’s Free Press and replace it will wild unedited Teets…

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Today’s Quote: “If you want to make an easy job seem mighty hard, just keep putting off doing it.” – Olin Miller

Today’s word: Masticate v. To chew (as in food). To reduce to pulp by crushing, grinding or kneading. “The patient was unwilling to masticate or swallow his food.”

Random Thought: A smart person knows what to say, a wise person knows when to say it…

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Today’s Quote: “People seldom improve when they have no other model but themselves to copy.” – Oliver Goldsmith

Today’s Word: Propitious adj. (1) Indicating a good chance of success; favorable. (2) Favorably disposed toward someone.

Random Thought: If pro is the opposite of con, is progress the opposite of congress?

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Today’s Quote: “The secret of business is to know something nobody else knows.” – Aristotle Onassis

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

Random Thought: Have you ever wondered if ignorance is bliss, why aren’t more people happy?

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Today’s Quote: “There are no shortcuts to any place worth going.” – Beverly Sills

Today’s Word: Cathartic adj. Producing a feeling of being purified emotionally, spiritually, or psychologically as a result of an intense emotional experience or therapeutic technique. “The strength of the movie had a cathartic effect on her.”

Random Thought: Any similarities the Presidential Senior Advisor and Pee Wee Herman are purely coincidental…

 

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Today’s Quote: “I’d rather live with a good question than a bad answer.”– Aryeh Frimer

Today’s Word: Circuitous adj. Being or taking a roundabout, lengthy course: “He took a circuitous route to avoid traffic.”

Random Thought: No one speaks to truth, honesty, and integrity like a form hedge fund executive…of course what do I know, I’m just an American citizen…

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Today’s Quote: “Life’s tragedy is that we get old too soon and wise too late.” – Benjamin Franklin

Today’s Word:  Redact(ed) tr.v. Edit something: to edit, revise, or delete content in preparation for publication. “The documents were redacted so personal information wasn’t released to the public.”

Random Thought: I love how in scary movies the person yells out Hello?  As if the killer is going to say ‘yeah’ I’m in the kitchen, want a sandwich?

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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: Raisin cookies that look like chocolate chip cookies are the main reason I have trust issues…

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