So back in December the midst of xmas shopping hell, I decided that I would never purchase a gift for anyone ever again. Ever. So far, so good... until this morning when I flipped the calendar to May.
Oh crap, May 10th... in Canadaland, that's Mother's Day.
My Mom has always been the easiest person to buy a gift for because she never spent much on herself (except her cool new SMART car!). Not shopping for her has turned out to be a different matter!
After some thought, I decided that I will paint her painting. Not 16 inches of flowery Freudian phallus but something... well, something innocuous... something one would paint for their Mom, Mum, Mother... I can't think of what to paint though... any ideas??
I love my Mom and admire her good qualities; her keen sense of fun, she's very down to earth and her ability to cope with life since my Dad died. Still, she's my Mother, and (imo) it's normal to have issues with your Mother. I'm overly normal in this area, cos when I think about my relationship with my Mother what I would really like to paint is something like this: