Things my mother taught me!
MY 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 CONTORTION-ISM.
"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 get stuck 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."
And my favorite:
25. My mother taught me about JUSTICE.
"One day you'll have kids, and I hope they turn out just like you!"
Only you folks my age understand these profound statements. But there's one missing from this list and it's my personal all time favorite!
My mother taught me about CHOICE.
"Do you want me to stop this car?"
DRAMATIC MOSS COVERED WATERFALL IN ROMANIA
THE RAINBOW EUCALYPTUS TREE
Photograph by Amanda Pope
This photo by Amanda Pope shows a group of Rainbow Eucalyptus trees spotted just off the Hana Highway in east Maui.
commonly known as the Rainbow Eucalyptus, the Mindanao Gum, or the Rainbow Gum, it is the only Eucalyptus species found naturally in the Northern Hemisphere.
The unique multi-hued bark is the most distinctive feature of the tree. Patches of outer bark are shed annually at different times, showing a bright green inner bark.
This then darkens and matures to give blue, purple, orange and then maroon tones.
THE ROAD LESS TRAVELLED
Photograph by VFACB
A beautiful capture of Great Esapce Road in Wilsall, Montana. This was posted to Reddit a few days ago by user VFAGB who says him and his girlfriend
sold all of their possessions (camera not included) and travelled the Western states of America for seven months. Itâ€™s a memorable experience and a risk
many will never take. Kudos to them for gathering the courage to just do it!
AN ERUPTION ON IO AS JUPITER LOOMS
AN ERUPTION ON IO AS JUPITER LOOMS Photograph by NASA This montage of images of Jupiter and its volcanic moon Io,
was taken by the New Horizons spacecraftâ€™s flyby in early 2007. The Jupiter image is an infrared color composite taken by the
spacecraftâ€™s near-infrared imaging spectrometer on Feb. 28, 2007.
CHITTORGARH, THE LARGEST FORT IN INDIA Photograph via IAmASeaLions on Reddit
Chittorgarh Fort is the largest fort in India and the grandest in the state of Rajasthan. The fort, plainly known as
Chittor, was the capital of Mewar and is today situated several kilometres by road south of Bhilwara.
The Waterfall Island at Iguazu Falls
THE WATERFALL ISLAND AT IGUAZU FALLS Photograph via Bregothehorse on Reddit
This stunning rock formation is located at Iguazu Falls. Apparently this particular view can be seen from the lookout on
San Martin Island on the Argentinian side of the falls.
MOUNT KILIMANJARO FROM ABOVE Photograph via ninjao on Reddit This incredible aerial photograph of
Mount Kilimanjaro was posted yesterday to Reddit, by user ninjao. He states the shot was taken by his friend but a name was
not provided (will update accordingly). Kilimanjaro, with its three volcanic cones, Kibo, Mawenzi, and Shira
The Breathtaking Skogafoss Falls in Iceland
SkÃ³gafoss is a waterfall situated in the south of Iceland at the cliffs of the former coastline. After the coastline had receded seaward
(it is now at a distance of about 5 kilometres (3.1 miles) from SkÃ³gar)
Dragon Falls, Venezuela
DRAGON FALLS, VENEZUELA FROM ABOVE Photograph by Dmitry Moiseenko @ AirPano.ru
In this incredible capture by Dmitry Moiseenko, we look down the jaw-dropping Dragon Falls in Venezuela.
Known locally as Churun Meru, itâ€™s apparently about 10 km south of Angel Falls in the same valley. This shot is from May 2011.
Ninety Mile Beach, Victoria, Australia
NINETY MILE BEACH, VICTORIA, AUSTRALIA Photograph via aureliusantoninus on Reddit
The Ninety Mile Beach is a sandy stretch of south-eastern coastline of Victoria, Australia along the Gippsland Lakes region of
East Gippsland on Bass Strait. The beach is just over 151 kilometres (94 mi) long running north-eastward
The Coolest Bonsai Treehouse Ever
THE COOLEST BANSAI TREEHOUSE EVER Artwork and Photography by TAKANORI AIBA @ TOKYOGOODIDEA.COM
This incredible Bonsai treehouse was created by Japanese artist Takanori Aiba. The intricate detail is absolutely phenomenal.
Of his beautiful work, Takanori says: Cultivating a modern Bonsai style by adding a theme of relationship between human and nature
A Sea of Purple in the Badlands of Utah
A SEA OF PURPLE IN THE BADLANDS OF UTAH Photograph by GUY TAL PHOTOGRAPHY
This is an incredible capture by photographer Guy Tal of a rare event in the badlands of Utah that occurs every few years
when the conditions are just right and the arid lands
Maelstrom at Kauai, Hawaii
MAELSTROM AT KAUAI, HAWAII Photograph by PATRICK SMITH PHOTOGRAPHY
A maelstrom is a very powerful whirlpool; a large, swirling body of water. A free vortex, it has considerable downdraft.
SERENITY NOW Photograph by ZAK NOYLE for SURFER MAGAZINE Sun, water, wave, surf. Oh and a rainbow.
This gorgeous photograph by Zak Noyle was the winner of Surfer Magazineâ€™s â€˜photo of the yearâ€™ and itâ€™s easy to see why.
The image was taken with a fisheye lens at Teahupoo in Tahiti.
MOON AND VENUS OVER SWITZERLAND Photograph by DAVID KAPLAN Lit from beneath by lights from the village of
Trubbach, Switzerland, a snow covered mountain, Mittlerspitz, poses dramatically on the upper left, hovering over the
small town of Balzers, Liechtenstein far below.
THE MIGHTY FLATIRONS OF BOULDER, COLORADO The Flatirons are rock formations near
Boulder, Colorado. There are five large, numbered Flatirons ranging from north to south (First through Fifth, respectively)
along the east slope of Green Mountain, and the term â€œThe Flatironsâ€� sometimes refers to these five alone
NEW ZEALAND THE BEAUTIFUL Photograph by TREY RATCLIFF @ STUCKINCUSTOMS.COM
Photographerâ€™s Description [Trey Ratcliff]: As far as the camera settings, this is the kind of shot you can get with something
called â€œcompression,â€� a method where you use a zoom lens and zoom in quite far. It takes images in the distance
CRATER LAKES IN THE ALBERTINE RIFT OF AFRICA Photograph by JOEL SARTORE | PRINTS AVAILABLE
Photographerâ€™s Description: In a region bursting with people, a few big open spaces remain—like the Rift floor in
Queen Elizabeth Park, pocked with crater lakes formed by volcanic explosions
SOLAR ECLIPSE AT SUNSET Photograph by JANNE PYYKKO On July 11, 2010, after a long trek eastward
across the southern Pacific Ocean, the Moonâ€™s shadow reached landfall in South America. In a total solar eclipse close to sunset,
silhouetted Moon and Sun hugged the western horizon, seen here above the Andes mountains
MEANWHILE IN NORWAY Photograph by MACIEJ DUCZYNSKI PHOTOGRAPHY Maciej Duczynski took this
incredible photograph of the stunning Lake Strynevatn from Hjelle, Norway. Hjelle lies at the eastern end of Lake Strynevatn,
midway between Stryn Sommerskisenter (20 km) and Stryn township (27 km). Jostedal Glacier National Park Centre is just 5 km away
ILLUMINATED SANDCASTLE NOOSA MAIN BEACH, AUSTRALIA Photograph via jennylouwho on Reddit
this wonderfully illuminated sandcastle was built on Noosa Main Beach in Queensland, Australia
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