19 July 2010

seventeen

your birthday is a special time:


i don't remember exactly what my thoughts were the day morgan was born.
but
i do remember that she was really small.
i remember looking at her through the lined hospital glass.
i remember my mom coming home from the hospital, but without my baby sister.

i remember calling the hospital with my mom from a pay phone in the parking lot of babies r' us, right after my mom had bought me a cabbage patch baby.
we were calling to see if morgan was strong enough to be released from the hospital.
that particular time, the answer was no. i was devastated.
&
then july 27th, just eight days after her arrival
{which seemed like an eternity to a seven year old},
morgan grace
came home to be an eddy.



{preview of some of morgan's senior photos done by none other than shutterfreek photography}


i could go on & on about all the many memories i have of my baby sister.
but, maybe i will share those on a different day.
she is one of my most favorite people.
i will always cherish the many nights that we stayed up late playing "genus world record" & that she slept with me faithfully every night of my life growing up.





happy birthday favorite sister.
you are beautiful inside & out.
i love you.


to celebrate the gift of "you" to the world.

5 comments:

dietitianontherun.com said...

Seventeen??? Wow... it's been way too long since I've seen that girl :)

These pictures are beautiful!! Happy Birthday, Morgan!

Shutterfreek Photography said...

Ah...touching as always. Luf u hunee and you too Moree.

Markelle said...

ok that was just sweet. you are both beautiful, and I think its pretty cool you two are so close.

kristina said...

beautiful girl and beautiful photos!!!!!

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