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Happy Birthday, Karen!

Happy Birthday to my dear sister and best friend!

My sister, who didn't love me very much when I took away some of her attention when I came home from the hospital.  She quickly took to me and started to look out for me and take care of me.  She still does...28 years later.

I give her a dose of reality.  She tells me when the dose is too strong.
She cares about everyone.  I tell her when she's caring too much and needs to let someone else care about her.
We get together and talk for hours without pauses or connections between thoughts.
We know each other's strengths.  For example, that girl can negotiate on the phone, even when people are rude.  Yes, Sirius, you're customer service agents have been rude for at least a year.  And they scare me.  But not Karen.
The girl who always over packs, making her suitcase top heavy so it falls over the entire trip.  "I like to have options."

We balance each other out and I can't be any more grateful. 

Happy Birthday, CK!  (The first time she's working on her let's all send her happy thoughts ;)


  1. awww...I guess working on your birthday isn't sooo bad! :)


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