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Dear Sister
August 1, 2008

Today my sister is returning.  She has been wondering around Europe for the past few months.   We started together in England and I returned and she continued on.  England to Holland to Germany, back to Holland, to Prague, Vienna & Budapest.  Most of her time was spent taking an art class in Prague, however.
I am just glad to have my sister return.  I’m heading to the airport with my brother to retrieve her.  We had an emotional parting in the middle of a square in York, England with music playing and such.
The above photos are from our short time in Haworth, home of the Bronte’s.  We are somewhat of Bronte fanatics.  
Amy is a so creative and smart.  I know she is going to do some amazing things.  She inspires me incredibly and any ounce of creativity or style that I have has to be attributed to her.  We are extremely different and in some ways very much the same.  Both of us love to write and we have been writing letters back and forth for several years.  Sending letters over the ocean and receiving them from foreign soil has been very fun!
I wish you all a very happy weekend filled with everything that makes your heart happy.  And in honor of Amalia’s return I leave you with a passage from one of my favorite poems by Emily Bronte that I find quite appropriate!
Now trust a heart that trusts in you ,
And firmly say the word Adieu;
Be sure wherever I may roam,
My heart is with your heart at home;


commented on August 1st 2008 at 2:00am

How nice to spend time with your sister! The traveling sounds WONDERFUL! I have always wanted to visit Prague… someday!


commented on August 1st 2008 at 10:15am

Enjoy! Family is everything!


commented on August 1st 2008 at 8:13pm

Today, sister i told you and brother that i can’t feel home anywhere. I was wrong. Just now as i was reading your words and then emily’s words, i felt at home. So maybe home is not a place, but rather in you.


commented on August 1st 2008 at 9:04pm

Thanks everyone!!!!

Fifi- I hope you make it to Prague one day!


commented on August 5th 2008 at 6:10am

Sisters do have a special and unique bond.
I have 3 and they are all very meaningful and beautiful to my and my family.
Enjoy every moment as sisters.


commented on August 5th 2008 at 8:21pm

Patricia- how lucky you are to have 3 sisters. There is nothing like a sister bond. Even if you don’t have a lot in common or are in different stages in life, etc. there is still this unique beautiful bond between sisters, isn’t there?