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Today’s Quote: “Respect for ourselves guides our morals; respect for others guides our manners.” -Laurence Sterne

Today’s Word: Myriad adj. Constituting a very large, indefinite number; innumerable: “The myriad snowflakes in the winter.”

Random Thought: Few things are harder to put up with than a good example…

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Today’s Quote: “Success is walking from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm.” – Winston Churchill

Today’s Word: Nocturnal adj. Occurring or coming out at night: “A nocturnal lifestyle.”

Random Thought: One day I’m going to be in great shape, it does not appear to be today…

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Today’s Quote: “Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young.” – Henry Ford

Today’s Word: Phalanx n. A group of people or things of a similar type forming a compact body or brought together for a common purpose. “A phalanx of lawyers took charge of the case.”

Random Thought:   I can remember when there were only three types of coffee: black; with cream; or with cream and sugar…

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Today’s Quote: “I wish we could put up some of the Christmas spirit in jars and open a jar of it every month.” ~Harlan Miller

Today’s Word: wassail, wassailing: a salutation wishing health to a person, used in England in early times when presenting a cup of drink or when drinking to the person.

My Christmas Thought to my family and friends: May the Christmas season warm your soul, bring love to your heart and may God bless each one of you in the New Year.  Merry Christmas!

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Today’s Quote: Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man’s character, give him power.” — Abraham Lincoln

Today’s Wrod: Pensive adj. Deeply, often wistfully or dreamily thoughtful. Expressive of melancholy thoughtfulness. “She was feeling pensive after seeing an old boyfriend.”

Random Thought: So I wonder, do British people sit around trying to talk with an American accent?

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Today’s Quote: “Work gives you meaning and purpose and life is empty without it.”
– Stephen Hawking

Today’s Word: Gratuitous adj. 1. Given or granted without return or recompense; unearned. 2. Unnecessary or unwarranted; unjustified: A gratuitous remark.

Random Thought: Answering the same letter three times or more in a row on a multiple-choice test is absolutely petrifying…

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Today’s Quote: “Creativity is knowing how to hide your sources.” – Albert Einstein

Today’s Word: Nuance n. A subtle difference in or shade of meaning, expression, or sound. “Subtle nuances of her on-screen character.”

Random Thought: Ever notice that nothing is foolproof to a sufficiently talented fool…

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