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Archive for January, 2019

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: “Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.” – Henry David Thoreau

Today’s Word: Acrimonious adj. 1. Bitter and sharp in language or tone; rancorous: “An acrimonious debate between the two candidates.”

Random Thought: What if there was no Google? Good question, let’s Google it…

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Today’s Quote: “Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.”
– Albert Einstein

Today’s Word: Benign adj. Mild or favorable (result). Gentle, kind, good. “The results were benign and required no treatment.”

Random Thought: I recently read that to achieve inner peace you should finish what you start, so I finished two bags on M&Ms…

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Today’s Quote: “Let no one ever come to you without leaving better and happier. Be the living expression of God’s kindness: kindness in your face, kindness in your eyes, kindness in your smile.”— Mother Teresa

Today’s Word: Efficacy n. The ability to produce a desired or intended result. “The efficacy of the new marketing plan has not been proven.”

Random Thought: Sometimes I really amaze myself; other times I can’t remember what day it is…

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Today’s Quote: “Remember that happiness is a way of travel – not a destination.” – Roy M. Goodman

Today’s Word: Patronize v. Treat with an apparent kindness that betrays a feeling of superiority. “She detests being patronized.” Frequent an establishment as a customer. “He always patronizes the same restaurant.”

Random Thought: So, how can you tell if stress is killing you, or making you stronger?

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Today’s Quote: “The greatest conflicts are not between two people but between one person and himself.” – Garth Brooks

Today’s Word: Incessant adj. Continuing without pause or interruption. “The incessant noise kept him awake.”

Random Thought: You know that awesome feeling when you finally understand a math problem? …Me neither…

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Today’s Quote: ”Drive your business. Let not your business drive you.” – Benjamin Franklin

Today’s Word: Ardent adj. Enthusiastic or passionate. “He is an ardent sports fan.”

Random Thought: The most difficult challenge in today’s world…being “still” and “quiet” for 5 minutes each day…

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