Archive for February, 2019

Today’s Quote: “The care of human life and happiness, and not their destruction, is the first and only object of good government.” ~ Thomas Jefferson

Today’s Word: Vociferous (vo·cif·er·ous) adj Characterized by vehemence, clamour, or noisiness: “A vociferous crowd.”

Random Thought: So when a person says, “they haven’t got all day” does that mean they have a shorter day than I do?

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Today’s Quote: “I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” – Maya Angelou

Today’s Word: Circumspect adj Wary and unwilling to take risks. “His circumspect approach to investing.”

Random Thought: Diane Von Furstenberg, is credited with saying: “You’re always with yourself, so you might as well enjoy the company.” … pretty sound advice.

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Today’s Quote: “Character is what emerges from all the little things you were too busy to do yesterday, but did anyway.” – Mignon McLaughlin

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: Maybe if we told people the brain was an app they would start using it…

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Today’s Quote: “The trouble with not having a goal is that you can spend your life running up and down the field and never score.” – Bill Copeland

Today’s Word: Assuage v. 1. To make milder or less severe; relieve; ease; mitigate: “ one’s pain.” 2. to appease, satisfy, or relieve: “To assuage one’s hunger.” 3. to soothe or calm: “To assuage his fears;” “To assuage her anger.”

Random Thought: I discovered that I’m not great with advice, but I’m a master at sarcastic comments…

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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: Some people fear success, but in reality don’t have anything to worry about…

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Today’s Quote: “If you find a path with no obstacles, it probably doesn’t lead anywhere.” – Frank A. Clark

Today’s Word: Hubris n. 1. Overbearing pride or presumption; arrogance. 2. A strong belief in a person’s own importance. “He was disciplined for his hubris.”

Random Thought: Have you ever wondered why they call the airport ‘the terminal’ if flying is so safe?

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Today’s Quote: ”It is the familiar that usually eludes us in life. What is before our noses is what we see last.” – William Barrett

Today’s Word: Perfidious adj. Deceitful and untrustworthy. “A perfidious relationship.”

Random Thought: ‘Be yourself’, is probably the worst advice you can give to some people…

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Today’s Quote: “Never bend your head.  Always hold it high. Look the world straight in the face. – Helen Keller

Today’s Quote: Bucolic (bu·col·ic) adj. Of or relating to the pleasant aspects of country life. “He retired to a more bucolic life on his farm.”

Random Thought: Sometimes I just want to say to some people, “You’re right, let’s do this the dumbest way possible because it’s easier for you”…

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Today’s Quote: “The only people with whom you should try to get even with, are those who have helped you.” -John E. Southard

Today’s Word: Voracity; Voracious adj. Consuming or eager to consume great amounts of food; ravenous. 2. Having or marked by an insatiable appetite for an activity or pursuit; greedy: “A voracious reader.”

Random Thought: You know you are getting old when every time you sit down you have to make a sound…


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Today’s Quote: “It is always the simple that produces the marvelous.” – Amelia Barr

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: It never fails, the one item I want is never the one on sale…

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