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Archive for November, 2018

Today’s Quote: ”If you don’t design your own life plan, chances are you’ll fall into someone else’s plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much.” – Jim Rohn

Today’s Word: Accouterments n. Additional items of dress or equipment, carried or worn by a person or used for a particular activity. The General dressed for battle in shining accouterments.”

Random Thought: Have you ever noticed that the easiest way to find something lost around the house is to buy a replacement…

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Today’s Quote: “Always keep an open mind and a compassionate heart.” – Phil Jackson

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’ve often said, “if at first you don’t succeed, cover up all traces that you even tried”

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Today’s Quote: “True humility is being able to accept criticisms as graciously as we accept compliments.” — Sabrina Newby

Today’s Word: Futile adj. Incapable of producing any useful result; pointless. “All of his attempts to rectify the situation proved futile.”

Random Thought: When people say, “Can I ask you a question?” …are they really giving you a choice?

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Today’s Quote: “Your present circumstances don’t determine where you can go; they merely determine where you start.” – Nido Qubein

Today’s Word: Peckish adj. Ill-tempered; irritable; Chiefly British feeling slightly hungry. “He felt rather peckish close to bedtime.”

Random Thought: How do some people get anything accomplished since they are so busy posting every detail of their lives on Facebook …(and people like me spend so much time reading the posts.)

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Today’s Quote: ”Do the right thing. It will gratify some people and astonish the rest.” – Mark Twain

Today’s Word: Apoplectic adj. Overcome with anger; extremely indignant. “He showed apoplectic rage.”

Random Thought: Bookends? There are actually people who don’t own enough books to fill the shelves? That’s strange…

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Today’s Quote: “A ruler should be slow to punish and swift to reward.” – Ovid

Today’s Word: Canonize v. Regard as being above reproach or of great significance. “He canonized women.”

Random Thought: Why do people think that swaying their arm back and forth would change the direction of a bowling ball?

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Today’s Quote: “Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.” – Thomas Jefferson

Today’s Word: Euphemism n. A mild, inoffensive expression that is substituted for one that is often considered harsh or offensive. “To pass away” is a euphemism for “to die.”

Random Thought: “I just had a lovely, fun, relaxing trip to Walmart, let’s do it again soon”…Said no one ever!

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Today’s Quote: “Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.” – Mahatma Gandhi

Today’s Word: intrinsic adj. Belonging naturally; essential. “Intrinsic stock value.”

Random Thought: Growing old is mandatory, but growing up is optional…

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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: Thanksgiving dinners take eighteen hours to prepare. They are consumed in twenty minutes. Half-times take twenty minutes. This is not a coincidence…

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Today’s Quote: “All that we are is the result of what we have thought. The mind is everything. What we think we become.”- Buddha

Today’s Word: Myopic; Myopia n. Distant objects appear blurred – Lack of discernment or long-range perspective in thinking or planning: “Myopic thinking.”

Random Thought: A little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but a lot of ignorance is just as bad…

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