I Owe My Mother
(Comical But True Reflections)

IN THIS ISSUE

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1.
What A World
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2.
Congratulations
Jamie Taylor
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3.
Congratulations
Chanel Simpson
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4.
Congratulations
Kevon Hudson
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5.
Buckle Brothers
Marquette Williams
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6.
Thanks to
Willie Gardner
for Tidbits
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7.
I Owe
My Mother
(Comical but
True Reflections)
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8.  
I Seriously Owe
My Mother & Father
and Others
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9.
Detective Lawrence
Craft Honored
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10.
"Temptations"
Mountaineer
Casino Trip
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11.
The Color Purple
Broadway Play
(NYC Bus Trip)
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12.
Dianne Ford
Celebrates Birthday
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13.
Congratulations
Dee Spearman
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14.
Local Photographer
to Appear at
Loganberry Books
(James Cozart)

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INSPIRATIONS
and VISIONS

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HOME PAGE

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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 freeze 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. Do
you think you were born in a barn?"

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

25.  My mother taught me about ANIMALS. - "Clean your room it looks like a pig
sty."

26. And my favorite: My mother taught me about JUSTICE. - "One day you'll
have kids, and I hope they turn out just like you!"
VISIONS
"Seeing the world not as it is, but as it can be"
"Where there is no vision, the people perish." - Proverbs 29:18
Your Success Newsletter - May-June, 2006 - Published Bi-Monthly