I've got someone very special in my life. I don't get to see her too often because we live on opposite sides of the country, but we talk on the phone just about every day. My sister.
She's a smart, hardworking, beautiful gem of a human being. She's deep inside her first year of grad school and has been working so hard, and on such a level that its difficulty is just outside of my realm of understanding.
I worry about her, because she's my baby sister and I want her to be healthy and happy and safe. I worry about her because that's what big sisters do, even though it's not always necessary. Because she's so determined, and so focused, I find myself constantly in awe of her. How she can break away from the parties and naps, and find time to focus on her homework or studying for finals. There's a reason someone like her is excelling in her studies, because she knows her hard work will pay off. She's thoughtful, steadfast and her determination is unwavering.Read More