My Sisters

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Real Estate Agent with Vision Quest Realty WV0026375

I love my sisters.

My three younger sisters. Avis, Linda, and Alice are building a house and will be living together. Hopefully, the house will be finished by Christmas. It is a 3BR/3.5BA Ranch, 2-car garage, screened-in back porch and an open floor plan with a large kitchen/family room. Avis is Linda's caregiver as she is legally blind and has health issues. 

 

my three younger sisters

Left to Right: Avis, Linda, and Alice

 

My sister Alice is so creative and talented. She is always available to give me advice or help me make a craft. Her Fall crafts were a big hit this year as well as her Christmas wreaths. Her Christmas wreaths were on display during this past weekend at the Lewisburg Fall Festival, November 23 and 24. Below are some of the wreaths she created and sold.

 

 

Alice's Christmas decorations

 

 

Besides Avis. Linda and Alice, I also have three older sisters..... Myrlon, Brenda, and Betty.  

When younger, Myrlon and Brenda both had long red hair that was absolutely beautiful. I remember one day at high school, Myrlon and I were walking to a nearby shop for lunch. Cars actually stopped to check out Myrlon. Today, they both have lovely white hair and are just as sweet and beautiful.

 my three older sisters

Left to Right: Myrlon, Brenda, and Betty

 

Betty is my oldest sister and we all look up to her. She has had a rough time since 2015. Her husband died, her son had a heart attack (he is doing fine now and lives with his mom), and Betty had knee replacement surgery that went wrong. She got TB bacteria in her knee while at the hospital. After three years and six surgeries, she is doing much better. Betty is a saint. She was Dad's caregiver as well as my brother, Donald's caregiver.  Our mother died at the age of 53, and Betty has been like a mother to me. 

 

I love all my sisters, we are all different, and yet alike. I see my sisters often at least once a month and talk to at least one of them daily/weekly.    It is so much fun when we can all get together, to reminisce and have a wonderful fellowship.  

 


The following quotes about sisters made me smile.

She is your mirror, shining back at you with a world of possibilities. She is your witness, who sees you at your worst and best, and loves you anyway. She is your partner in crime, your midnight companion, someone who knows when you are smiling, even in the dark. She is your teacher, your defense attorney, your personal press agent, even your shrink. Some days, she’s the reason you wish you were an only child. ~Barbara Alpert, No Friend Like a Sister, 1996

 

It was nice growing up with someone like you — someone to lean on, someone to count on… someone to tell on! ~Author unknown

 

A sister is a little bit of childhood that can never be lost. ~Marion C. Garretty, unverified

 

Our siblings: they resemble us just enough to make all their differences confusing, and no matter what we choose to make of this, we are cast in relation to them our whole lives long. ~Susan Scarf Merrell, The Accidental Bond: The Power of Sibling Relationships, 1995

 

If you don’t understand how a woman could both love her sister dearly and want to wring her neck at the same time, then you were probably an only child. ~Linda Sunshine, Mom Loves Me Best (And Other Lies You Told Your Sister), 2006

  

The best thing about having a sister was that I always had a friend. ~~Author unknown

  

For there is no friend like a sister,
In calm or stormy weather;
To cheer one on the tedious way,
To fetch one if one goes astray,
To lift one if one totters down,
To strengthen whilst one stands.
~Christina Rossetti, “Goblin Market,” 1862

 

I am so blessed and thankful to have six wonderful sisters!

 

 

 

 

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Rainmaker
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Rebecca Gaujot, Realtor®
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Brian England - my mother had 12 children, 5 boys and 7 girls.

Nov 30, 2019 10:21 AM #13
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Debb Janes EcoBroker and Bernie Stea JD - yes, we do call Avis, Linda and Alice the Golden Girls. So much fun and they get along great. Their ages are 66, 67 and 71.

Nov 30, 2019 10:22 AM #14
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Thank you, Lottie Kendall, my younger sisters should be in their new home before Christmas... we are all so excited for them.

Nov 30, 2019 10:24 AM #15
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Thank you, Joan Cox. I am so lucky and blessed. 

Nov 30, 2019 10:25 AM #16
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Rebecca,

As Debb Janes EcoBroker and Bernie Stea JD expressed these are your golden girls,  How lovely that you are all so close.  A

Nov 30, 2019 10:37 AM #17
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Thank you, Ron and Alexandra Seigel, they are so special. 

Nov 30, 2019 10:47 AM #18
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I love this post so much, Rebecca. I love that they are going to be living together. With five daughters, I appreciate the dynamics of their differences but they are always there for each other. Thanks for sharing this heartwarming post. 

Nov 30, 2019 11:43 AM #19
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I think it is wonderful that your sisters are building a house that they will live together in.  It sounds delightful!

Nov 30, 2019 03:08 PM #20
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Mimi Foster , thank you. My three younger sisters have always been close. Our mother died at the early age of 53 of pancreatic cancer. They were always together and after their husbands died and since they were alone it just made perfect sense.  

Nov 30, 2019 07:56 PM #21
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Myrl Jeffcoat, it will be great for them. Avis and Linda sold their home and now I just need to get Alice's home sold.  

Nov 30, 2019 07:57 PM #22
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HI Rebecca Gaujot, Realtor® what a lovely sister story! And WOW you have a lot of sisters! How lucky you all  are!! My sister is at my home now and she truly is my best friend. She's 9 years younger than me and I was so SOOOO happy to hear my Mom had a girl after 3 boys in a row. There is just something so special between sisters - for a lifetime!

Dec 01, 2019 09:45 AM #23
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Anna Banana Kruchten CRB, GRI, WLS, I couldn't agree more about sisters. They are very very special.

Dec 01, 2019 10:08 AM #24
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Hi Rebecca,  Thank you for sharing your sisters with us.  It is evident that you love them and respect them for what they have to offer.  You are blessed to have such great sisters.

Dec 01, 2019 10:49 PM #25
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Good morning Rebecca Gaujot, Realtor® - I love Debb's comment about the Golden Girls.  It is wonderful that the three of you are all together to celebrate Christmas.

Dec 08, 2019 06:19 AM #26
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Grant Schneider, we have been calling my three younger sisters the Golden Girls for some time now.  Their ages are 67, 68 and 71.   

Dec 08, 2019 03:32 PM #27
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Wow!  Having 6 sisters is truly a blessing.  There must be a lot of offspring too from all those women!

Dec 11, 2019 04:36 PM #28
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Yes, Georgie Hunter R(S) 58089, definitely a blessing to have six sisters and yes there are MANY nieces, nephews, and great ones as well. 

Dec 11, 2019 07:07 PM #29
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Rebecca Gaujot, Realtor® - I can understand why you love your sisters as much as you do. They are all so different; yet so alike as far as beauty goes from the inside out. Linda must be the most joyful to be near and to know she has so many eyes and arms looking out for her is truly a blessing. I love the idea of the three youngest ones having a home built for themselves is so heartwarming. Thank you for sharing the photos and the stories about your beautiful sisters and I know they have to love you a lot. 

Dec 29, 2019 01:05 AM #30
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Patricia Feager, MBA, CRS, GRI,MRP - the girls moved into their new home yesterday.... and very happy! I love all six of my sisters and it is a joy to be around them... even more when we are ALL together.

Dec 29, 2019 04:15 PM #31
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Rebecca Gaujot, Realtor® - How exciting for your sisters! They must be thrilled and I know you are too! I love the examples you shared about sisterly love. Yours is a very special family! May you ALL get together more frequently and good times!!!

Dec 29, 2019 05:10 PM #32
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