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What a lovely gift ! Unless you've given the mother a reason in the past to be weirded out...I'd say go ahead. Think she'll be delighted.

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If an angel were to grant me 3 wishes, I would want people to:   1. Live...as though each day were their last and make it the best day it can possibly be. 2. Love...each other as God loves us...unconditionally and with the utmost respect for each others differences, as well as similarities. 3. Laugh...as often as possible, because itRead more
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Refreshme Refreshme answered Anonymous' question

Oh sometimes I'd really like to, but I take a deep breath and let the idea go. Sometimes it's wonderful to relax, lean back with my arms behind my head and let karma do all the work.

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Refreshme Refreshme thanked Gator Blu's answer

I saw a survey on tv earlier this week that asked moms what they wanted most for Mothers' Day, the overwhelming answer was family time. So if you live with or near your mother, spend the day with her. Just don't make her cook.

If you can't spend the day with her call her! Also … Read more

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Refreshme Refreshme thanked Tom Jackson's answer

I cannot find a precise answer to this question.

From what I have looked at on the internet, it seems that catchers don't like umpires who do that, and that umpires seem to hold other umpires who do it in less that high regard.

If you want an overview of the issue, this is a good start:

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I think it's so he can have a close up view of his line of sight. Umpire must make calls over the home plate, have a straight line of sight, and the catcher is in the way. He needs him to keep from falling over home plate.

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Refreshme Refreshme thanked Rooster Cogburn's answer

Have you seen all the pads and equipment that Umpires wear ? I think they do that to steady themselves in their crouch. After all, most Umpires are a little older and not as fit as the players. I played Catcher for a few years and it's hard on the knees. They're just using the … Read more

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Refreshme Refreshme thanked HappyTwo BeHereTwo's answer

Another excellent question, Resfreshme.  :)  I'd never thought to research this.

I found a website that explained things in plain language.  I really liked the "traffic jam" analogy.  This was fun research and interesting reading.

http://www.simplewebdesign.net/web-design-blog/keep-much-traffic-overload-crashing-website/

Thanks!