Sunday, May 10, 2009

Happy Mother's Day

25 Reasons You Owe Your Mother...

1. My mother taught me TO APPRECIATE A JOB WELL DONE.
"If you're going to kill each other, do it outside. I just finished cleaning."

2. My mother taught me RELIGION.
"You better pray that will come out of the carpet."

3. My mother taught me about TIME TRAVEL.
"If you don't straighten up, I'm going to knock you into the middle of next week!"

4. My mother taught me LOGIC.
"Because I said so, that's why."

5. My mother taught me MORE LOGIC.
"If you fall out of that swing and break your neck, you're not going to the store with me."

6. My mother taught me FORESIGHT.
"Make sure you wear clean underwear, in case you're in an accident."

7. My mother taught me IRONY.
"Keep crying, and I'll give you something to cry about.."

8. My mother taught me about the science of OSMOSIS.
"Shut your mouth and eat your supper."

9. My mother taught me about CONTORTIONISM.
"Will you look at that dirt on the back of your neck!"

10. My mother taught me about STAMINA.
"You'll sit there until all that spinach is gone."

11. My mother taught me about WEATHER.
"This room of yours looks as if a tornado went through it."

12. My mother taught me about HYPOCRISY.
"If I told you once, I've told you a million times. Don't exaggerate!"

13. My mother taught me the CIRCLE OF LIFE.
"I brought you into this world, and I can take you out.."

14. My mother taught me about BEHAVIOR MODIFICATION.
"Stop acting like your father!"

15. My mother taught me about ENVY.
"There are millions of less fortunate children in this world who don't have wonderful parents like you do."

16. My mother taught me about ANTICIPATION.
"Just wait until we get home."

17. My mother taught me about RECEIVING.
"You are going to get it when you get home!"

18. My mother taught me MEDICAL SCIENCE.
"If you don't stop crossing your eyes, they are going to stay that way."

19. My mother taught me ESP.
"Put your sweater on; don't you think I know when you are cold?"

20. My mother taught me HUMOR.
"When that lawn mower cuts off your toes, don't come running to me."

21. My mother taught me HOW TO BECOME AN ADULT.
"If you don't eat your vegetables, you'll never grow up."

22. My mother taught me GENETICS.
"You're just like your father."

23. My mother taught me about my ROOTS.
"Shut that door behind you. Were you raised in a barn?"

24. My mother taught me WISDOM.
"When you get to be my age, you'll understand."

25. And my favorite:
My mother taught me about JUSTICE.
"One day you'll have kids, and I hope they turn out just like you."


Twisted Fencepost said...

Happy Mother's Day, Patty!

Merle said...

Hi again Patty ~~ I meant to add tha I do hope your Mother will do well
with the Procedure. My best wishes for her and for you. Love, Merle.

Denise said...

Lovely post! Happy Mother's Day Patty.

nanny said...

Those are priceless!!! Have a good day Patty!

Kathleen said...

Happy Mothers Day Patty!! ((((HEARTS and HUGS))))

Margaret Cloud said...

This is a great post and so darn funny. Hope you are enjoying moms day.

Tripti said...

Good teachings, hope iy helped you throught the journey of you life.


Brenda said...

Happy Mother's Day Patty!

Shionge said...

This is a wonderful post and Happy Mother's Day to you Patty :D

Your son's birthday falls on Mother's Day, what a wonderful gift you have there on this special day.

Lots of loves & kisses
Betty (Shionge)

Tomate Farcie said...

hahahahaha!!! We have the same mother, no doubt! Happy belated Mother's Day, Mrs. Lincoln!