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Today’s Quote:”Government always finds a need for whatever money it gets.” – Ronald Reagan

Today’s Word: Audacious; Audacity adj. Showing a willingness to take risks. “An audacious attack on the company.” Showing an impudent lack of respect. “An audacious move.”

Random Thought: I’ve concluded that by the time I’m wise enough to watch my step, I’ll be too old to go anywhere…


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Today’s Quote: “Old age is a special problem for me because I’ve never been able to shed the mental image I have of myself – a lad of about 19.” – E. B. White

Today’s Word: Caprice n. A sudden and unaccountable change of mood or behavior.

Random Thought: I wish everything was as easy as gaining weight…

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Today’s Quote: “My grandfather once told me that there were two kinds of people: those who do the work and those who take the credit. He told me to try to be in the first group; there was much less competition. ” – Indira Gandhi

Today’s Word: Ostensible adj. Stated or appearing to be true, but not necessarily so. Being such in appearance, plausible rather than demonstrably true or real. “The ostensible purpose of the trip was for business.”

Random Thought: Why does Jello have a smell when you add the powder in the water, but when it “gels” the smell is gone?

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Today’s Quote: “You can’t have a better tomorrow if you are thinking about yesterday all the time.”
– Charles F. Kettering

Today’s Word: Homogeneous adj. 1. Uniform in structure or composition. 2. Of the same or similar nature or kind: “The corporation maintains tight-knit, homogeneous board members.”

Random Thought: So why does “fat chance” and “slim chance” mean the same thing?

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Today ’s Quote: “In prosperity our friends know us; in adversity, we know our friends.”
– John Churton Collins

Today’s Word: Licentious adj. Promiscuous and unprincipled. Lacking moral discipline. “The judge treated her in a most licentious manner.”

Random Thought: It’s pretty bad when you stop to think about something, and then forget why you stopped to think about it…

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Today’s Quote: “Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.” – Mahatma Gandhi

Today’s Word: intrinsic adj. Belonging naturally; essential. “Intrinsic stock value.”

Random Thought: Growing old is mandatory, but growing up is optional…

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Today’s Quote: “Not what we say about our blessings, but how we use them, is the true measure of our thanksgiving” – W. T. Purkiser

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: Thanksgiving dinners take eighteen hours to prepare. They are consumed in twenty minutes. Half-times take twenty minutes. This is not a coincidence…

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