Archive for the ‘Quotes’ Category

Today’s Quote: “A man is not old until regrets take the place of dreams.” – John Barrymore

Today’s Word: Embellish tr.v. 1. To make beautiful, as by ornamentation; decorate. 2. To add fictitious details to exaggerate the truth: “A dramatic account that embellished the true story.”

Random Thought: Seriously, when creating a password why is your first choice always, “Weak”?


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Today’s Quote: “For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

Today’s Word: Analogous adj. 1. Similar or alike in such a way as to permit the drawing of an analogy. “The brain and this supercomputer are analogous to each other.

Random Thought: Growing up, we were taught not to believe everything we saw on TV, now we have to teach kids not to believe everything they see or read on Social Media…

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Today’s Quote: “You’re never fully dressed without a smile.” – Martin Charnin

Today’s Word: Metaphor n. A figure of speech in which a word or phrase that ordinarily designates one thing is used to designate something else. Example: “She was drowning in money.”

Random Thought: I hate it when I plan my day and nobody follows my script…

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“Today’s Quote: Wisdom is knowing what to do next; virtue is doing it.” – David Star Jordan

Today’s Word: Indigenous adj. Originating and living or occurring naturally in an area or environment. “The cactus is indigenous to Arizona.”

Random Thought:  Is it just me or is every restaurant serving avocado sauce or slices with every dish…

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Today’s Quote: “Life’s tragedy is that we get old too soon and wise too late.” – Benjamin Franklin

Today’s Word: Redact(ed) tr.v. Edit something: to edit, revise, or delete content in preparation for publication. “The documents were redacted so personal information wasn’t released to the public.

Random Thought: “Go to bed, you’ll feel better in the morning” is the human version of “Did you turn off and turn it back on again?”…

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Today’s Quote: “Sow an act, and you reap a habit. Sow a habit and you reap a character. Sow a character and you reap a destiny.” – Charles Reade

Today’s Word: Truncate tr.v. 1. To shorten or cut off. 2. To shorten (a number) by dropping one or more digits after the decimal point.

Random Thought: When people ask me, “Is it hot enough for you”, I never know how to respond…no 92 isn’t, I like it about 100 or 110 with lots of humidity!

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Today’s Quote: “Put your heart, mind, and soul into even your smallest acts. This is the secret of success.” – Swami Sivananda

Today’s Word: Causative adj. 1. Indicative that the subject causes an act to be performed or a condition to come into being. “A causative factor of war.”

Random Thought: The trouble with social media is that everyone is talking, and nobody is listening…

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