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Sunday Stills & Happy Mother’s Day!

From over at Sunday Stills, the theme this week was black and white of any of the previous assignments and being that it’s mother’s day I chose this photo of my ewe (from the Animal’s of Husbandry theme) still nursing her twin boys who are now two and a half months old.

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Aren’t you glad that if you had twins they wouldn’t have horns!?

Things My Mother Taught  Me…

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.”

My  mother taught me — RELIGION.
“You better pray that will come out of the carpet.”

My mother taught me — LOGIC.
“Because I said so, that’s why.”

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.”

My mother  taught me — FORESIGHT.
“Make sure you wear clean underwear, in case you’re in an accident.”

My mother taught me about the science of — OSMOSIS.
“Shut your mouth and eat your supper.”

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

My mother taught me about — STAMINA.
“You’ll sit there until all that spinach is gone.”

My mother taught me about — HYPOCRISY.
“If  I told you once, I’ve told you a million times–don’t exaggerate!”

My mother  taught me about — BEHAVIOR MODIFICATION.
“Stop acting like your father!”

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.”

My mother taught me about — ANTICIPATION.
“Just wait until we get  home.”

My mother taught me — MEDICAL SCIENCE.
“If you don’t stop crossing your eyes, they are going to freeze that  way.”

My mother taught me — ESP.
“Put your sweater on; don’t you think I know when you are cold?”

My mother taught me — DARK HUMOR.
“When that lawn mower cuts off your toes, don’t come running to me.”

My mother taught me — HOW TO BECOME AN ADULT.
“If you don’t eat your vegetables, you’ll never grow up.”

My mother taught me — GENETICS.
“You’re just like your father.”

My mother taught me — WISDOM.
“When you get to be my age, you’ll understand.”

And the most enduring one:

My mother  taught me about — JUSTICE.
“One day you’ll have kids, and I hope they turn out just like  you!”

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Does her Teddy Bear she’s holding count as an animal of husbandry?  I do have to take care of him…

Happy Mother’s Day Ladies!

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Too Funny

Just got this in my inbox from a friend and had to share… edited to make it more family friendly.

MY LIVING WILL

Last night my sister and I were sitting in the den and I said to her, ‘I never want to live in a vegetative state, dependent on some machine and fluids from a bottle to keep me alive.  That would be no quality of life at all,  If that ever happens, just pull the plug.’
So she got up, unplugged the computer, and threw out my wine.
She’s such a _____.