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Archive for February, 2018

Today’s Quote: “When you reach the end of your rope, tie a knot in it and hang on.” – Thomas Jefferson

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

Random Thought: When you ask for directions you know you are in trouble when the sentence begins, “well first you go east for about a mile”… Okay, now which way is east?

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Today’s Quote: “Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.” – Oscar Wilde

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

Random Thought: Why does “slow down” and “slow up” mean the same thing?

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Today’s Quote: ” Good people are good because they’ve come to wisdom through failure. We get very little wisdom from success.” – William Saroyan

Today’s Word: Untenable adj. Not able to be maintained or defended against attack or objection. “She was in an untenable situation that was difficult to get out of.”

Random Thought: Did you ever wonder why there is that little space inside strawberries, as if it was meant for a pit, and then the seeds are on the outside?

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Today’s Quote: “Nothing is so fatiguing as the eternal hanging on of an uncompleted task.” – William James

Today’s Word: Aesthetic(s) adj. 1. Of or concerning the appreciation of beauty or good taste. 2. Characterized by a heightened sensitivity to beauty. “The aesthetic design of the building is amazing!”

Random Thought: This is my 2,671 Today ’s Quote, Today’s Word, and Random Thought post all without the assistance of  Russian Operatives…   I think…

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Today’s Quote: “It is easier to fool people than to convince them that they have been fooled.” – Mark Twain

Today’s Word: Boorish adj. Resembling or characteristic of a boor; rude and clumsy in behavior. “His boorish behavior was unacceptable to the directors.”

Random Thought: I may be wrong but aren’t the “good things that come to those who wait” just the leftovers from the people that got there first?

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Today’s Quote: “If you want your dreams to come true, don’t oversleep. ” – Yiddish Proverb

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

Random Thought: Monday is President’s Day, if Trump sees his shadow there’s going to be six more weeks of scandals…

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Today’s Quote: “The only way not to think about money is to have a great deal of it.”– Edith Wharton

Today’s Word: Insidious adj. 1. Working or spreading harmfully in a subtle or stealthy manner: insidious rumors; an insidious disease. 2. Beguiling but harmful; alluring: insidious pleasures.

Random Thought: My new incentive for trying to stick to my work-out schedule: I recently read that we lose about 10% of our muscle mass ever decade. Therefore, if I don’t work-out, I’ll be reduced to a walking can of Crisco in just a few years…

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