Posted by: urbanadventurertales | February 1, 2010

My sister

My little sister is 7 years younger than me.  The first 15 years or so of her life we were not exactly the closest.  She’s very sweet natured, but more emotional than I am, and often was a bit more “high maintenance” and needed more attention growing up.  Due to the age difference, I saw her as an annoyance often.

(Don’t worry- this isn’t a sister-bashing session!)

Once she began to enter later teen years, our relationship started to grow.  In fact, I now consider her one of my closest friends.  I truly hope the boys grow up to be as close as she and I are.

She has grown into such a beautiful, intelligent, compassionate, and strong young woman.  I’m very proud of her.  She is amazing with the boys and they absolutely adore her!  Now, keep in mind that she is a 21 year old college student and she chose to drive 3 hours this weekend to spend time with us.  What college student does that!?  And she comes as often as she can.  Thankfully we see her once a month usually.

I can’t wait to see the kind of mother she will be one day.  She is certainly the best Auntie I’ve ever known!

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Responses

  1. so so sweet…I love sisters!!

  2. Holly….that is the BEST photo shoot yet! Absolutely, hands down awesome! I know I ‘m biased b/c I happen to LOVE your subjects and think they are extremely photogenic……but seriously…..nice work! And I am also deeply touched by your thoughts about your sister. I can’t even tell you what joy your close relationship means to my mother’s heart. 🙂

  3. i love the pictures, they are beautiful! i hope my girls have all those sweet things to say about eachother one day!

  4. Your mom and dad sure made good-looking children!

  5. Your sister is beautiful and your pics are great!

  6. Couldn’t agree more. I’m so proud of the woman she’s become and I love how close you two have become.

  7. Oh and the pics are great! I can imagine her trying to make L laugh in that one w their heads thrown back.

  8. I love this 🙂


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