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The Adams County Record Wednesday, May 9, 2012 Page 15 Vuich Cawyer- 257-3358 . who knew me then, least of all ld have much reason to think take on round-the-clock care ldeterminate length of time of amily or not. , mother did. And in those three with her, I discovered depths ,T and compassion I had never [ I had. mes it gave me the ferocity of a ,ear as when I fended off a nosy whose daily meddlings were relish than friendly; as when the evealed that the price of their bred assistance was too high in r of privacy. Med me locate my last ounce y when fatigue invaded even .'s. It fueled my ingenuity as 'e medical problems required untried solutions. It led me my instincts. It expanded the  my patience and temper. It pression to generosity and redness I had never used. ;e months we spent 24 hours a her, Morn showed me the better, ent parts of myself. She showed :o reach for more than I thought e saw to it that I found the best last, most important lesson, 'e me the greatest gift of my life: t me about my own goodness. this column was as meaningful it was for me: Happy Mother's Famous Quotes for Mother's Day Mother's Day is celebrated on various days in many parts of the world. Many countries and cul- tures choose to celebrate Mother's Day in March, April or May. Though the Mother's Day many people know today dates back a little more than a century, historians note that ancientRomans kept a festival to Cybele, a great mother of the Gods. In addition, Europe has several traditions aimed at honoring mothers that date back quite a while. One of the traditions associated with the cur- rent Mother's Day is to give Morn a gift. Some people only give their own mothers and wives gifts, while others extend their generosity to sisters with children, mothers-in-law and even grandmothers. Chances are, over the years Mom's gifts have run the gamut, from a homemade trea- sure kids made in elementary school to jewelry from hubby to breakfast in bed. For those who want to add a literary tilt to their Mother's Day gift this year; consider including any of the follow-  'MI women become like their mothers. That ing motherly quotes when preparing a gift Morn is their tragedy. No man does. That's his7 - won't soon forget. Oscar Wilde, Irish poet qP "Of all the rights of women, the greatest is to be a mother." - Lin Yutang, Chinese writer qP "I remember my mother's prayers and they have always followed "me. They have clung to me all my life." - Abraham Lincoln, 16th President of the United States of America "Youth fades; love droops; the leaves of friend- ship fall; A mother's secret hope outlives them all" -Oliver Wendell Holmes, Ahaerican author V "If I was damned of body and soul, I know whose prayers would make me whole, Mother o' mine, O mother o' mine." - Rudyard Kipling, in his poem "Mother O' Mine" "The heart of a mother is a deep abyss at the bottom of which you will always find forgive- ness."- Honore de Balzac, French playwright qP "The future destiny of a child is always tJae work of the mother" - Napoleon Bonaparte, Emperor of France qP "A man loves his sweetheart the most, his wife the best, but his mother the longest." - Irish proverb "The God to whom little boys say their prayers has a face very like their mothers." - James Matthew Barrie, Scottish author Things My Mother Taught Me Logic... "Because I said so, that's why." To Appreciate A lob Well Done... "If you're going to kill each other, do it outside. I just fin- ished cleanin#" Religion.., "You better pray that will come out of the carpetY Tune TraveL.. if you don't straighten up, I'm going to knock you into the middle of next weeid" Foresight... "Make sure you wear clean under- wear, in case you're in an accident." Irony... "Keep crying and 111 "give" you some- thing to cry aboutY 1he Science.Of Osmosis_'Shut your mouth and eat your supperg. Contoztionism_ "Will you "look" at the dirt on the back of your neck" Stamina-- 'q(ou'll sit there 'Ul all that spinach is finishecL" Weather-- *It looks as if a tornado swept mmugh your o" How To Solve Physics Problems.. "If I yelled because I saw a meteor coming toward you; would you listen then?" Hypocrisy_ "if I've told you once, Fve toll you a million times - Don't Exaggerate!" Xhe Circle Of Life "I brought you into this world, and I can take you out." Behavior Modification... "Top acting like your father. Fanqr-- "Ih. ere are millions of less fortunate children in this world who don't have wondexful parents lke you dot. LoOc_ "If rou fan off that swtag and break your nedc, you can't go to the stre with me-" Medicine... "If you don't stop crossing your eyes, they're going to freeze that w. To 'Ihink Ahead... "If you don't pass yomr spdling test, you'll nev t a goud pb." ESP_ "Put your swea on; don't you think that I know when yoa're cold. ' To, Meet a Challenge-- "What were you thinking? Answer me when I talk to you_.Dofft talk back to me. v" Humor... "When that lawn mower cuts off your toes, don come running to me." Become an Adult-- "If you don't eat yer veg- etables, youll never grow up. About Sex_ dow do you think yea got hev. Getmfics_ "You are just like your fattaa/. Roots.. "Do ytm think Fou were born a a barn.*" lrtsdom of Alp_  you get to be my age, you will understa" Aafietgasalea_ "/ast wait until your father ts hon" Re You are going to  it whm  get home lg "Pim day lmal 'la have kid and I lmpe they turn out just lil OU.Oam 'n see what it's lil" cou,w.a, a.at, S00w' v Foar "l'ew Mother's Day Bashts on May 12th Decrease Stress and Increase Energy Day SImwlth , Tz,amneat 00kcaa Dr. Guy Jeppe 5m W. Lakeside Ave. McCall, Idaho (Behind Lardo's) 2o8-634-8271