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Plato: “Necessity is the Mother of Invention”

- May 11, 2007 - 1 Comment

This Sunday is Mother’s Day. It is the busiest day of the year for making phone calls and many callers will likely get an “all circuits are busy” message. At this late date, if you haven’t sent your mom a card or gift or arranged for a special “THANK YOU, MOM” skywriter to appear in the airspace above your mom’s house, you might want to start thinking about some alternative methods for saying Happy Mother’s Day. mom tattoo.gifAnd, speaking from recent, personal experience, you NEED to say Happy Mother’s Day, because every other day of the year is Childrens’ day…with my three-months of experience this is true, but I’m sure it will get easier as he reaches toddlerhood and then his teenage years. Right?What are some other ways to reach your mom with a special note or gift?You haven’t sent a card, the phone lines (PBX) are going to be busy, so alternative ways to reach your mom have to be considered. How about an e-mail or text? Perhaps too impersonal. How about a blog entry? Getting better, but still, you can do better. How about a shout-out on your myspace page? Do you want your mom reading your myspace page? Film a short video and put it on YouTube. Will she be able to access it? And, it is too late now, but you can always use snail mail and blame the late arrival on Newman.So, for the benefit of those of you (or us) who may be a bit tardy is arranging for a special mother’s day message or gift for your mom or your wife, please (for the benefit of those who have not planned ahead) respond to this message with some good mother’s day ideas…need some inventive, creative ideas.And, as this is our 100th post on this blog…thanks for reading…or at least pretending to read…

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  1. Best present for this day--and every day--is to continue to be good husband, good father, good brother, good son, good citizen who demonstrates all the above in his everyday living with everyone else. That's the best 'mother's day' present! (Doesn't require postage or card credit, either!)