FC: Mom The First 90 Years
1: A family is pieced together with hope and faith. A family is quilted and bound with love and grace. | Pre-1940s - The Early Years
2: Live well, laugh often, love much
3: "My mother is a poem I'll never be able to write, though everything I write is a poem to my mother." - Sharon Doubiago
5: "Life brings simple pleasures to us every day. It is up to us to make them wonderful memories." - Cathy Allen | The 1940s - The GI Generation
6: "I married the first man I ever kissed. When I tell this to my children, they just about throw up" - Barbara Bush
7: Omnia vincit amor.
8: Popular music of the 40s: Boobie Woogie Bugle Boy performed by the Andrew Sisters
9: “Love is the greatest gift when given. It is the highest honor when received.” - Fawn Weaver
10: CHERISH | CHERISH YOUR FAMILY FOR THEY ARE YOUR TREASURE. A STOREHOUSE OF RICHES. WEALTH BEYOND MEASURE. | ____________________________________________________________
11: The family begins Dave is the first to arrive. | Popular film of the 40s: Citizen Kane Popular Invention: Slinky Popular book: The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank
12: "And in the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years." - Abraham Lincoln
13: Diana is the second to arrive.
14: The 1950s - The Nifty 50s | Here's Steve!
15: Cathy was the last. Now we are all here.
17: "IT'S NOT WHAT WE HAVE IN OUR LIFE, BUT WHO WE HAVE IN OUR LIFE THAT COUNTS." - J. M. Laurence | "Tips, tips, tips", "Flat/Sharp" - Mom
18: Popular music of the 50s: Rock n Roll, like Jail House Rock by Elvis Presley Popular book: Lord of the Flies by William Golding Popular film: Ben Hur
19: Come and get it!
21: "Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength; loving someone deeply gives you courage." - Lao Tzu | The 1960s - The Flower Generation | "Why not?"... "We don't want you to grow up to be unhappy." - Mom
22: 1960s - The year of the Hippies Popular book: Catch-22 Popular music: Foxey Lady by Jimi Hendrix Popular film: 2001, Space Odyssey
23: IS NOT MEASURED BY THE BREATHS WE TAKE BUT THE MOMENTS THAT TAKE OUR BREATH AWAY | LIFE | "Daddy says it's okay with him if it's okay with you if I go ----." - Diana
24: The 1970s - The Sexy 70s
25: Families fill our lives with happiness and laughter leaving us memories to treasure today and forever after. | "You can fool some of the people some of the time, but you can't fool mom." - Unknown
26: The 1970s - known for Disco music Popular Film: Star Wars Popular invention: The Floppy Disk Popular book: Fear of Flying by Erica Jong
27: The 1980s - The Greedy 80s
28: Popular book of the 1980s: A Brief History of Time by Stephen Hawking Popular Film: E.T. Popular Music: Triller by Micheal Jackson
31: "Sweater, n.: garment worn by child when its mother is feeling chilly." - Ambrose Bierce
32: The 1990s - The Generation X Years
33: "All women become like their mothers. That is their tragedy. No man does. That's his." - Oscar Wilde
35: The 1990s - The X Generation | Popular book of the 1990s: All the Pretty Horses by Cormac McCarthy Popular film: Terminator 2 - Judgment Day Popular Invention: Viagra
37: "No matter how old a mother is, she watches her middle-aged children for signs of improvement" - Florida Scott-Maxwell
38: The 2000s - Known for September 11 and the Economic Collapse.
40: "If I was damned of body and soul, I know whose prayers would make me whole, Mother o' mine, O mother o' mine." - Rudyard Kipling | "That best academy, a mother's knee." - James Russell Lowell
41: "When I stopped seeing my mother with the eyes of a child, I saw the woman who helped me give birth to myself." - Nancy Friday
43: "If evolution really works, how come mothers only have two hands?" - Milton Berle
44: Popular book 0f the 2000s: Gilead by Marilynne Robinson Popular invention: iPod
45: "Hundreds of dewdrops to greet the dawn, Hundreds of bees in the purple clover, Hundreds of butterflies on the lawn, But only one mother the wide world over." - George Cooper
46: "It's the moments I spend with you that build the memories which last a lifetime." - M Gutierrez
48: "God could not be everywhere and therefore He made mothers." - Jewish Proverb
51: The 2010s - The Now Decade
52: "When you educate a man you educate an individual; when you educate a woman you educate a whole family." - Robert M. Maciver
53: "All that I am or ever hope to be, I owe to my angel Mother." - Abraham Lincoln