We tried so
hard to make things better for our kids that we made them worse. For my grandchildren, I’d like better.
I’d really like for them to know about hand-me-down clothes and homemade ice cream and leftover meatloaf sandwiches. I really would.
I hope you learn humility by being humiliated, and that you learn honesty by being cheated. I hope you learn to make your own bed and mow the lawn and wash the car.
And I really hope nobody gives you a brand new car when you are sixteen.
It will be good if at least one time you can see puppies born and your dog put to sleep. I hope you get a black eye fighting for something you believe in.
I hope you have to share a bedroom with your younger brother. And it’s all right if you have to draw a line down the middle of the room, but when he wants to crawl under the covers with you because he’s scared, I hope you let him.
When you want to see a movie and your little brother wants to tag along, I hope you’ll let him.
I hope you have to walk uphill to school with your friends and that you live in a town where you can do it safely.
On rainy days when you have to catch a ride, I hope you don’t ask your driver to drop you two blocks away so you won’t be seen riding with someone as uncool as your Mom.
If you want a slingshot, I hope your Dad teaches you how to make one instead of buying one. I hope you learn to dig in the dirt and read books. When you learn to use computers, I hope you also learn to add and subtract in your head.
I hope you get teased by your friends when you have your first crush on a girl, and when you talk back to your mother that you learn what ivory soap tastes like.
May you skin your knee climbing a mountain, burn your hand on a stove and stick your tongue on a frozen flagpole. I don’t care if you try a beer once, but I hope you don’t like it. And if a friend offers you dope or a joint, I hope you realize he is not your friend.
I sure hope you make time to sit on a porch with your Grandpa and go fishing with your Uncle. May you feel sorrow at a funeral and joy during the holidays.
I hope your mother punishes you when you throw a baseball through your neighbor’s window and that she hugs you and kisses you at Christmas time when you give her a plaster mold of your hand.
These things I wish for you - tough times and hard work, disappointment and happiness. To me, it’s the only way to appreciate life. Written with a pen.
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Health food makes me sick. - Calvin Trillin
A young doctor means a new graveyard. - German Proverb
When life hands you lemons, make whiskey sours. - WC Fields
False Doctrine: Giving people the wrong medicine - Daffynitions joe-ks.com
As a cure for worrying, work is better than whiskey. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Attention to health is life's greatest hindrance. - Plato
A hospital bed is a parked taxi with the meter running. - Groucho Marx
Through pain I've learned to comfort suffering men. - Virgil
No man is a good doctor who has never been sick himself. - Chinese Proverb
Restore a man to his health, his purse lies open to thee. - Robert Burton
A nurse will always give us hope, an angel with a stethoscope. - Terri Guillemets
Champagne for my real friends and real pain for my sham friends. - Tom Waits
Water, air, and cleanliness are the chief articles in my pharmacy. - Napoleon Bonaparte
My doctor gave me two weeks to live. I hope they're in August. - Ronnie Shakes
I was under medication when I made the decision not to burn the tapes. - Richard M Nixon
One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life: That word is love. - Sophocles
The great art of life is sensation; to feel that we exist, even in pain. - Lord Byron
Never let success get to your head. Never let failure get to your health. - Unknown
Out of suffering comes creativity. You cannot spell painting without pain. - John Lithgow
A woman doctor is only good for women's problems - like your groinocology - Archie Bunker
You care so much you feel as though you will bleed to death with the pain of it. - J K Rowling
Health nuts are going to feel stupid someday, lying in hospitals dying of nothing. - Redd Foxx
Physiology is the stepchild of medicine. That is why Cinderella often turns out the queen. - Martin H. Fischer
Constant attention by a good nurse may be just as important as a major operation by a surgeon. - Dag Hammarskjold
Medicine, the only profession that labours incessantly to destroy the reason for its own existence. - James Bryce
When you’re a nurse you know that every day you will touch a life or a life will touch yours. - Unknown
I figure if I have my health, can pay the rent and I have my friends, I call it "content." - Lauren Bacall
What can be added to the happiness of man who is in health, out of debt, and has a clear conscience? - Adam Smith
You might be a nurse if you firmly believe that "too stupid to live" should be a diagnosis. - Unknown
A life coach does for the rest of your life what a personal trainer does for your health and fitness. - Elaine MacDonald
The only equipment lack in the modern hospital? Somebody to meet you at the entrance with a handshake! - Martin H. Fischer
The Christian's Bible is a drug store. Its contents remain the same, but the medical practice changes. - Mark Twain
Finish last in your league and they call you idiot. Finish last in medical school and they call you doctor. - Abe Lemons
God, who foresaw your tribulation, has specially armed you to go through it, not without pain but without stain. - C S Lewis
Pain is a sign that we are alive. Problems are a sign that we are strong. Prayer is a sign that we are not alone. - Unknown
Lord save us all from old age and broken health and a hope tree that has lost the faculty of putting out blossoms. - Mark Twain
Ninety percent I'll spend on good times, women and Irish Whiskey. The other ten percent I'll probably waste. - Tug McGraw
I pray for forgiveness. For help and guidance. To be a better person. For the health of my family. For the world to be a better place. - Tyson Fury
My Doctor told me to watch my drinking. Now I drink in front of a mirror. I drink too much. Way too much. My doctor drew blood. He ran a tab. - Rodney Dangerfield
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