I grew up with a sister. One only, who likes to remind me that she is YOUNGER than I am.
But after I was married for five years, my father married a wonderful woman who was only a few years older than myself and had a second family. I don’t visit as often as I should, but I three wonderful half-siblings, brother #1, brother #2, and another sister.
It’s fun comparing notes about my Dad – like his habit of having to run through a list of names before he figures out which one you are. With me, he usually starts with my aunt’s name (his sister). With my half-sister, he usually starts with my name. His technology impairment is another source of inside jokes.
When I visit, we enjoy catching up and making more family stories together.
Here’s a picture brother #1 & brother #2 (a few years back) at a birthday party for one of my nephews:
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I am a backyard adventurer, philosopher and observer, recording my life in journals and photographs. Visit my blog at www.livingtheseasons.com or write me at dogear6 [at] gmail [dot] com.