Monday, May 23, 2005

To my mom

as i was reading some of the posts about my comments about girls, my mother walked by and stuck a nice juicy strawberry in my mouth. that was nice. but know as i think about it, i was more than nice. mommys are cool. that do all that pregancy stuff to get us into the world, and then they still want to keep us. weird, huh? they change our diapers, cook our meals, get up in the middle of the night when we puke, and answer our questions at the store about why some people are so fat or ugly. they come to our games, concerts, teacher meetings, etc. they put band-aids on as when we get hurt physicallty, and the wrap us in hugs when we get hurt emotionally. they cry when we do wrong, and rejoice when we do right. they still love and pray for us when we disregard them and their standards. they support us in our decisions even though it isn't what they want for us. theytalk to us about our diferences with out saying we are wrong. they challenge us to actually think about the standards we set for ourselves. and we wonder why some people never want to move out (aside from wanting to be a hobo). mothers are awesome. i know it's past mothers day, but its never the wrong time to show our love to our mothers. so mom, if you are reading this, i love you. thanks for still caring after all the heartache tha i have put you through. and when i'm in the navy, i will come home as aften as i can. to see you, not just for your cooking. i love you.


Blogger Stephanie said...

aww joe thats cute

Monday, May 23, 2005 9:09:00 PM  
Blogger julio said...

joe your mom is awsome. i like your mom.

i wanna strawberry.

Monday, May 23, 2005 11:12:00 PM  
Blogger yoshi said...

what's with the ugly negro pics?

Tuesday, May 24, 2005 7:53:00 AM  
Blogger Stephanie said...

you better not be talking about my reggie

Tuesday, May 24, 2005 1:38:00 PM  
Blogger Muffin said...

I was jumping form blog to blog and.....*tears* That was so sweet...I think we shouldnt just have one day to appreciate moms...we should do that everyday... *smiles* I thank my mom everyday...I love my mamacita..i'm her lil baby...hehe

Wednesday, May 25, 2005 7:53:00 AM  
Anonymous Joy said...

oh joey joey joey, (i hope you're used to that by now, because it is my special privilege to call you that) your post about loving your mom was very cute. it represented a side of you that actually matches the nickname "joey" and that is why i call you that. i always knew that deep down inside there was a joey in you, no matter how many times you told me not to call you that.

Wednesday, May 25, 2005 4:40:00 PM  
Blogger mattharmless said...

Well isn't that special.

Wednesday, May 25, 2005 8:22:00 PM  
Anonymous Lillian said...

very cute~

Wednesday, May 25, 2005 9:54:00 PM  
Anonymous turza said...

Who puts a band-aid on my knee?
Who holds me close so tenderly
who always finds the best in me
there's no one like mother!
... remember this song? goes out to all the mommies all over the world:
we love you!

Thursday, May 26, 2005 6:40:00 PM  
Anonymous turza said...

Ha, ha, joe i just read the comments about moody girls and laughed so hard. But then again i know quite a few boys who can be every bit as moody! And i'm sure you know some too. Check out my blog for some thoughts into girls' minds...

Thursday, May 26, 2005 6:44:00 PM  
Anonymous Lillian said...

That hurt! Some nice older lady at Joys open house said it sounded just like something you would do, lol.~

Saturday, May 28, 2005 6:00:00 PM  
Blogger Adrienne said...

yay for moms!
Joe, you actually posted a really nice, sweet, thoughtful, beautiful, and wonderful post.

Tuesday, May 31, 2005 10:58:00 PM  
Blogger yoshi said...

thank you, thank you. please hold your appluase until after i die. (did i spell appluase right?)

Friday, June 03, 2005 4:08:00 PM  
Blogger Muffin said...

yes u did

Wednesday, June 08, 2005 9:46:00 PM  
Blogger Stephanie said...

no you didnt


Thursday, June 09, 2005 6:00:00 PM  
Blogger julio said...

wow,, theres no way i woulda caught that. youre a stinkin genious,,, and you can correct my spelling as you wish

Thursday, June 09, 2005 7:36:00 PM  
Blogger yoshi said...

i guess the effects of flunking 6th grade spelling are still with me. (yes, i did flunk sixth grade spelling.

Monday, June 13, 2005 1:11:00 PM  
Blogger Muffin said...

wow...haha ur right he spelled it wrong....

Wednesday, June 15, 2005 3:35:00 PM  

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