Today’s Quote: “You say I started out with practically nothing, but that isn’t correct. We all start with all there is, it’s how we use it that makes things possible.” — Henry Ford

Today’s Word: Determinate adj. Having exact and discernible limits or form.

Random Thought: Last night while enjoying a vacation ice cream, I got to wondering why is vanilla ice cream white when vanilla extract is brown?

Today’s Quote: “Success seems to be largely a matter of hanging on after others have let go.”– William Feather

Today’s Word: Didactic adj. (1) Intended to teach, particularly in having moral instruction as an ulterior motive. (2) In the manner of a teacher, particularly so as to treat someone in a patronizing way. “The didactic speech influenced the weaker members of the audience.”

Random Thought: What we see mainly depends on what we look for…

Today’s Quote: “Any man can be a father, but it takes someone special to be a dad.” —Anne Geddes

Today’s Word: Intrepid adj. 1. Resolutely courageous; fearless. Persistent in the pursuit of something. “A team of intrepid explorers.”

Random Thought: Sometimes being a good Dad is pretending your favorite present is soap on a rope…

Today’s Quote: “If you only read what everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.” — Haruki Murakami

Today’s Word: Peevish adj. Easily irritated, particularly by unimportant things. “He was peevish around smokers.”

Random Thought: Did you ever wonder, If something “goes without saying,” why do people still say it?

Today’s Quote: “Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.” – Seneca

Today’s Word: Obtuse adj. 1. Lacking quickness of perception or intellect. 2. Characterized by a lack of intelligence or sensitivity. “An obtuse remark.” 3. Not distinctly felt. “An obtuse pain.”

Random Thought: It sure would be a better world if more people were fluent in silence…

Today’s Quote: “If you want a happy ending… that depends on where you stop your story.” – Orson Welles

Today’s Word: Assiduous adj. 1. Constant in application or attention; diligent: “An assiduous worker who strove for perfection.” 2. Unceasing; persistent: “Assiduous cancer research.”

Random thought: It’s easy to love yourself when you appreciate those who love you…

Today’s Quote: “Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.” – Henry David Thoreau

Today’s Word: Acrimonious adj. 1. Bitter and sharp in language or tone; rancorous: “An acrimonious debate between the two candidates.”

Random Thought: Everything in life is much easier when you don’t concern yourself with what everyone else is doing…