Mother’s Day

Here in the Land of Oz, tomorrow is Mother’s Day. (Or is it, “Mothers’ Day”?) I have mixed feelings about it. Of course, I’m all for making mothers feel special and appreciated. Same goes for fathers on their special day. Nothing wrong with a bit of family love. I will be having lunch with my kids and grandkids before they all go off with the Old Boy to the football, and I drive myself home. The Wonder Dog will then have the rest of the day to spoil me. It’s always nice to have time with the family, so I’m grateful. However, I can’t help thinking of all the people who are sad on this day. First of all, those of us whose mothers have died, will feel the loss. I was a most fortunate child; I had a great mum. But, then...

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