Mothering Sunday 5/6/24
Sometimes I don't know what to write here.  Sometimes it seems there is too much to encapsulate into this little space, and I, the eternal optimist, am poorly equipped to feign with my usual, "Isn't this lovely" epistle.   Mother's Day is such a time.   I am overly lucky, having been dealt the world's nicest mother.   But for some, the holiday can be packed with a kaleidoscope of emotions.   I'm thinking today about the young women in the throes of IVF treatment and their sisters in the universe who have lost a child.  We are ALL with YOU and those pretty tulips above are for you.   Then there are our friends whose mothers were, well, just not that great.   You didn't deserve that hand.  READ MORE