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Archive for May, 2018

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: “Not what we say about our blessings, but how we use them, is the true measure of our thanksgiving” – W. T. Purkiser

Today’s Word: Confluence n. The act or process of merging. A flowing together of two or more streams. “A fortunate confluence of factors led to his success.”

Random Thought: The most important thing in life is not knowing everything…it’s knowing how to use Google…

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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: “Success in life is a matter not so much of talent or opportunity as of concentration and perseverance.” – C. W. Wendte

Today’s Word: Extemporaneous adj. 1. Unrehearsed. Done or said without advance preparation or thought; impromptu. 2. Prepared in advance but delivered without notes or text: “An extemporaneous speech.”

Random Thought: I’ve discovered that I’m not getting smarter as I grow older, there’s just less stupid stuff left that I haven’t already done…

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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: “Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.” – Aristotle

Today’s Word: Plethora n. A superabundance; an excessive amount or number: “Upon returning from the trip, she had a plethora of calls to make.”

Random Thought: They say that money talks, but mine just seems to say, ” Good-bye”…

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Today’s Quote: “The young man knows the rules, but the old man knows the exceptions.” – Oliver Wendell Holmes

Today’s Word: Ephemeral adj. 1. Lasting for a markedly brief time: “The ephemeral nature of fashion trends.” 2. Living or lasting only for a day, as with certain plants or insects.

Random Thought: I set my alarm ahead to prevent being late…but all it really does is sharpen my subtraction skills…

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