Archive for September, 2018

Today’s Quote: “Worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow. It empties today of its strength.” – Corrie Ten Boom

Today’s Word: Accolade n. An expression of praise or admiration. An award or privilege granted; an acknowledgment of merit. “The scientist was given many accolades for his research.”

Random Thought: Have noticed that the shortest distance between two points is always under construction…

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Today’s Quote: “Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out.” – Robert Collier

Today’s Word: Indolent; Indolence n. Having or showing a disposition to avoid exertion; slothful, lazy: “an indolent person.”

Random Thought: These days I seem to spend about 90% of my days shouting ‘what?’ from another room…

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Today’s Quote: “Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information on it.” – Samuel Johnson

Today’s Word: Penitent n. Feeling or showing sorrow and regret for having done wrong; repentant. “After the robbery, the thief was penitent and returned the property.”

Random Thought: Did you ever notice the public has an insatiable curiosity to know everything, except what is worth knowing…

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Today’s Quote: “The cave you fear to enter holds the treasure you seek.” – Joseph Campbell

Today’s Word: Furtive adj. 1. Marked by quiet, caution or secrecy; taking pains to avoid being observed. “A furtive kiss.” 2. Characterized by stealth; surreptitious. “A furtive attempt to take control of the business.”

Random Thought: Why does mineral water that has streamed through the mountains for centuries have to be sold by a certain date?

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Today’s Quote: ”There comes a time when you have to choose between turning the page and closing the book.” – Josh Jameson

Today’s Word: Facetious adj. Treating serious issues with deliberately inappropriate humor; flippant.

Random Thought: Sometimes I write down tasks on my ‘to-do’ list after I’ve done them, just to have the satisfaction of crossing them off my list…

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Today’s Quote: “When I was young, I admired clever people. Now that I am old, I admire kind people.” – Abraham Joshua Heschel

Today’s Word: Tactile adj. (1) Of or connected with the sense of touch. (2) Perceptible by touch or apparently so; tangible: “A tactile keyboard.”

Random Thought: I’ve discovered through the years that a couple of small steps are better than one giant leap…

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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: Have you ever noticed that some people find ‘fault’ like there’s a reward for it?

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