Archive for January, 2018

Today’s Quote: “A long habit of not thinking a thing wrong gives it a superficial appearance of being right.” -Thomas Paine

Today’s Word: Peevish adj. Easily irritated, particularly by unimportant things.

Random Thought: I find it interesting that vetting only applies to certain groups of people but not politicians…

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Today’s Quote: “A leader is best when people barely know he exists, when his work is done, his aim fulfilled, they will say: we did it ourselves.” – Lao Tzu

Today’s Word: Placid (plac·id) adj. 1. Satisfied; complacent. 2. Undisturbed by tumult or disorder; calm or quiet.

Random Thought: One of the perks of being older is my joints are more accurate meteorologists than the national weather service…

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Today’s Quote: “Quality is not an act, it is a habit.” – Aristotle

Today’s Word: Pervicacious adj. Stubborn, extremely willful, obstinate. “He became quite pervicacious in his old age.”

Random Thought: If you can smile when things go wrong, you have someone in mind to blame…

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Today’s Quote: “Infinitely more important than sharing one’s material wealth is sharing the wealth of ourselves—our time and energy, our passion and commitment, and, above all, our love.” — William E. Simon

Today’s Word: Ostentatious (os·ten·ta·tious) adj. Characterized by or given to pretentiousness. “The chandelier was the most ostentatious I have ever seen.”

Random Thought:  Some people don’t suffer from stress… but seem to be carries of it…

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Today’s Quote: “Wear a smile and have friends; wear a scowl and have wrinkles.” – George Eliot

Today’s Word: Bellicose adj. Hostile in manner or temperament. Demonstrating aggression or a willingness to fight. “His bellicose behavior concerned authorities.”

Random Thought: Sometimes I think speed limit signs on Michigan Interstates should read: Speed Limit 70 or 80, but don’t go 100!

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Today’s Quote: “We do not see things as they are. We see them as we are.” – Talmud

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: “It is what it is” is too readily used in our society? How about, this is a problem, let’s address it and try to solve it?

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Today’s Quote: “Never argue with stupid people, they will drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience.” – Mark Twain

Today’s Word: Ambiguous adj. Open to more than one interpretation: “An ambiguous response.” Doubtful or uncertain. “The survey results were ambiguous.”

Random Thought: I think I found the secret to eternal youth…lie about my age…

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