amazing |əˈmāzi ng |adjective causing great surprise or wonder; astonishing


Today marks my little sister, Marie’s 29th Birthday! To this day, I find it hard to believe she is any older than 14 years old. I left home for college at age 18 and Marie was in 8th grade. I’ve been gone for fifteen years and I still remember her that way, that age, that little. Marie and I shared a room for 15 years and in those years we formed a strong bond. Night time in our room was most memorable for me. We played jumping games on the bed, sat by the heater and giggled with each other, shared a bed from time to time, and never told on the other when Mom and Dad came in to tell us to knock it off. I wouldn’t change it for anything. Today we jokingly cringe when we hug each other, we get on each others nerves, (only as sisters can), and laugh more than we did as kids. Marrah, I love you and miss you.

Happy 29th Birthday!

Marie also shares her birthday with our cousins Dan and Ben. Two boys, who teased me mercilessly as a little girl and have become my friends as an adult. This isn’t the best photo, but it showcases Marie, Dan and Ben together this past Christmas. I miss you!

Happy Birthday Dan and Ben!


  1. Marie says:

    Thanks Katie!

  2. Michelle Malcom says:

    Happy Birthday Marie, Dan, and Ben! Miss you guys – and our times at the Russian River dorking around at the pool.
    -Michelle (and Katherine)

  3. jackie says:

    Marie looks so hot in her photos!!!

  4. Marie says:

    You know how I love the camera!

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