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Posted by: gaberlunzie 11-May-2008, 05:31 AM
Just coming in to wish all mothers a wonderful day!

I hope you all get pampered and spoiled rotten today.


Mothers are the place that we call home.
On them we rest our heads and close our eyes.
There's no one else who grants the same soft peace,
Happiness, contentment, sweet release,
Erasing nighttime tears with lullabies,
Restoring the bright sun that makes us bloom.

(Nicholas Gordon)

Posted by: Lady of Avalon 11-May-2008, 07:28 AM
Hi Gabby,
I'm sending you my best wishes too on Mother's Day.
Hope all is well with you. Take care. hug.gif LOA

Posted by: ogdenmusic 11-May-2008, 11:24 AM
Happy Mother's day to all. Blessings to those whose mothers are no longer with us.

Posted by: scotborn 11-May-2008, 11:25 AM
I dont buy anything for my mother on mothers day, she already has christmas and a birthday. Maybe I will make her a card instead of giving my money to the corporate machine.

or am I just being cynical lol.

Posted by: MDF3530 11-May-2008, 01:26 PM
Happy Mothers' Day to all the moms, wives, grandmas, godmothers and any moms-to-be out there!

Posted by: Rindy 11-May-2008, 01:48 PM
Happy Mothers Day!


Posted by: Leelee 11-May-2008, 02:12 PM
Happy Mother's Day!!!! biggrin.gif

Posted by: jime307 11-May-2008, 02:45 PM
Happy mothers day

Posted by: maggiemahone1 11-May-2008, 04:24 PM
Happy Mother's Day

here's a tidbit of info on the holiday...

In 1907, Mother's Day was first celebrated in a small, private way by Anna Marie Jarvis in Grafton, West Virginia, to commemorate the anniversary of her mother's death two years earlier on May 9, 1905. Jarvis's mother, named Anna Maria Reeves Jarvis, had been active in Mother's Day campaigns for peace and worker's safety and health since end of American Civil War. The younger Jarvis launched a quest to get wider recognition of Mother's Day. The celebration organized by Jarvis on May 10, 1908 involved 407 children with their mothers at the Andrews Methodist Episcopal Church in Grafton (this church is now the Mother's Day Shrine]). Grafton is, thus, the place recognized as the birthplace of Mother's Day.

The first official recognition of the holiday was by West Virginia in 1910. A proclamation designating the second Sunday in May as Mother's Day was signed by U.S. President Woodrow Wilson on May 14, 1914.

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