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Today’s Quote: “Better to be hurt by the truth than comforted with a lie.” – Khaled Hosseini

Today’s Word: Irascible adj. Characterized by or arising from anger. (of a person) Easily made angry. “He was always irascible and quick to get into a fight.”

Random Thought: People say to expect the unexpected. But doesn’t expecting the unexpected make the unexpected expected?

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Today’s Quote: “Our prayers should be for blessings in general, for God knows best what is good for us.” – Socrates

Today’s Word: Cerebral (cer·e·bral) adj. Appealing to or requiring the use of the intellect; intellectual rather than emotional: “Her methods were cerebral, analytical, and cautious.”

Random Thought: Why is that when fish die in water, they float to the top, but when humans die in water, they sink to the bottom?

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Today’s Quote: “One should not regret the past. One should not worry about the future. Wise men act by the present time.” – Sanskrit Quote

Today’s Word: Rapacious (ra·pa·cious) Adj Aggressively greedy or ravenous; plundering: “A rapacious salesman.”

Random Thought: I never know how to respond when they ask at a restaurant, “would you like a table?”… No, we’ll just stand here and eat…

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Today’s Quote: “Many people, myself among them, feel better at the mere sight of a book.” – Jane Smiley

Today’s Word: Gourmand n. A person who enjoys eating and often eats too much; gluttonous. A connoisseur of good food. “The traveling gourmand seldom passed up a restaurant.”

Random Thought: Have you ever noticed that people are never too busy to stop to tell you how busy they are?

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Today ’s Quote: “Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson

Today’s Word: Confluence n. The act or process of merging. A flowing together of two or more streams. “A fortunate confluence of factors led to his success.”

Random Thought:  I know I’m getting older; the Santa at the mall looks younger than me…

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Today’s Quote: “Don’t take life too seriously. You’ll never get out of it alive.” – Elbert Hubbard

Today’s Word: Malodorous adj. Smelling very unpleasant; an offensive odor. “A malodorous side of town.”

Random Thought: If quitters never win, and winners never quit, what fool came up with, “Quit while you’re ahead?

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Today’s Quote: “When life gives you a hundred reasons to cry, show life that you have a thousand reasons to smile.” – Unknown

Today’s Word: Taciturn adj. Reserved or uncommunicative in speech; saying little. “Today the normally taciturn man would not stop talking.”

Random Thought: For every action, there is an equal and opposite criticism.

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