Here's wishing a happy Mothers' Day to all mothers (and bad mothers) out there, especially my brilliant, Bronx-bred mother, who not only raised five children, but invariably became the nucleus of any neighborhood she ever lived in, accumulating an extended family of "adopted" children through her altruism, kindness, and unfailing sense of hospitality. She is still playing a mentor role to her younger neighbors and co-workers, and the door is still always open for any passing friends (watch it, D-KW!). Here's also a special shout-out to my brilliant, sarcastic sister, and my three sisters-in-law. Happy Mothers' Day, all!
In honor of Mothers' Day, and this hilarious item (hat-tip to Sadlynaught commenter Truculent and Unreliable), here's a sentimental Mothers' Day favorite from crooner Glenn Danzig:
My personal favorite Danzig tune, though, is his cross-cultural duet with South American pop chanteuse Shakira, whose hips would certainly seem to presage great potential for motherhood (psst- drop me a line!):