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Archive for November, 2019

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: Who ever came up with the advice to “just be yourself” didn’t know some of the people I know…

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Today’s Quote: “Success is getting what you want. Happiness is wanting what you get.” – B.R. Hayden

Today’s Word: Opine v.tr. To state as an opinion. Latin: opinari – to have an opinion.

Random Thought: Some of the best quotes come from people we least expect… “You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.”
― Mae West

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Today’s Quote: “Make it a habit to tell people thank you. To express your appreciation, sincerely and without the expectation of anything in return. Truly appreciate those around you, and you’ll soon find many others around you. Truly appreciate life, and you’ll find that you have more of it.” — Ralph Marston

Today’s Word: Thanksgiving – 1.the expression of gratitude, esp. to God. “he offered prayers in thanksgiving for his safe arrival” 2.(in North America) an annual national holiday marked by religious observances and a traditional meal including turkey. The holiday commemorates a harvest festival celebrated by the Pilgrims in 1621, and is held in the US on the fourth Thursday in November. A similar holiday is held in Canada, usually on the second Monday in October.

Random Thought: Everyone of us has one thing to be thankful for — the gift of life — we have a responsibility to live it to the fullest potential…

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Today’s Quote: “If you tell the truth, you don’t have to remember anything.”
– Mark Twain

Today’s Word: Sagacious adj. Shrewd; showing keen mental discernment and good judgment. “A sagacious remark.”

Random Thought: We are coming upon the busiest commerce days of the Holiday Season, ‘Black Friday’ and ‘Cyber Monday’; I hope none of Trump’s tweets get lost in all that cyber traffic …

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Today’s Quote: “If you want to make an easy job seem mighty hard, just keep putting off doing it.”
– Olin Miller

Today’s Word: Masticate v. To chew (as in food). To reduce to pulp by crushing, grinding or kneading. “The patient was unwilling to masticate or swallow his food.”

Random Thought: The nice thing about an egoist is that they don’t talk about other people…

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Today’s Quote: “You can’t depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus.” – Mark Twain

Today’s Word: Dexterous adj. Skillful in the use of the hands. Having mental skill or adroitness; clever. Done with dexterity. “A dexterous wood craftsman.”

Random Thought: Ever notice some people talk a lot about what they are planning to do, well some people quietly just do it…

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Today’s Quote: “When deeds speak, words are nothing.” – Pierre-Joseph Proudhon

Today’s Word: Luddite n. A person opposed to increased industrialization or new technology, and is often someone who is incompetent when using new technology. “He was a luddite that preferred his typewriter over a computer.”

Random Thought: Can someone have their head in the clouds and be down-to-earth at the same time?

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