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Archive for February, 2019

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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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:  I wonder how adamant people would be on FB about their political points-of-view if they had to create their own statements without the use of some inane meme…

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Today’s Quote: ”Whoever is happy will make others happy too.” – Anne Frank

Today’s Word: Bolshie; Bolshiness adj. emotionally charged terms used to refer to extreme radicals or left-wing. Deliberately combative or uncooperative: “The driver maintained a bolshie attitude before his arrest.”

Random Thought: For some strange reason whenever I lock my car, I press the keypad twice to hear two beeps…I guess to let all nearby car thieves know that I mean business…

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Today’s Quote: “Each day is a new canvas to paint upon. Make sure your picture is full of life and happiness, and at the end of the day you don’t look at it and wish you had painted something different.” – Unknown

Today’s Word: Quixotic adj. 1. Idealistic without regard to practicality; impractical. 2. Impulsive: tending to act on whims or impulses. “It was clearly a quixotic case against the defendant.

Random Thought: Exercise in the morning before your brain figures out what you’re doing…

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Today’s Quote: “Man never made any material as resilient as the human spirit.” – Bern Williams

Today’s Word: Lucid (lu·cid) adj. 1. Easily understood; intelligible. 2. Mentally sound; sane or rational. “A lucid conversation.” 3. Translucent or transparent.

Random Thought: Ever notice that when you do the right thing it seems to astonish people…

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