October 15, 2011

I hope you both are always this happy

I am one of four sisters. Sarah and I are in the middle. We're 7 years apart.. I'm older.. and much taller.. but I'm constantly looking up to her. She amazes me by the woman she's become and by all that she has accomplished in her life. She's the only one of us four that completed college and earned a masters degree. She's lived in the US, UK, Greece, Ireland and has visited so many other countries that I've lost count. She's beautiful, funny, has a heart of pure gold, adventurous, generous, extremely smart, kind, compassionate, playful, devoted.. I could go on and on. Sarah really is an extraordinary woman. I wish I could be like her. :)

Last month Sarah left the US, headed for Rwanda. She joined the Peace Corps, her life-long dream. I can't even express in words how proud I am of her. She's amazing. She'll be in Rwanda for more than 2 years. I already miss her terribly. But, she's leaving her footprints where they matter most to her.. and I could not be more happy and lucky to call her my sister.

She started a blog on the day she left and posts a few times a week. Every morning I check it, hopeful for a new entry. She's a great writer and writes in such detail, it really helps me to feel close to her, experiencing all that she is. If you're interested in following her journey, see here.

This is a layout I created featuring Sarah and her boyfriend, Matt, when they visited the Golden Gate Bridge. I used the beautiful Artful Delight October kit.

I love you, Sarah Josephine
I miss you.


  1. Beautiful LO and beautiful story about your sister. You can truly see how much you love and miss her. I was just over at her blog and read one of her posts, will be reading more. :-)

  2. This is sooooooooooooo BEAUTIFUL! I loveeeeeeeeeeeeee how you framed the little photo and loveeeeeeee all the fussy cutting!! GORGEOUS!:):):):):):):):):):):)