I promise to Love you forever... every single day of forever.
Ecru Satin, flowing lengths of lace, strings of beads, crystals, tulle and little flowers in pastel colors, lay in a gown box on Momma's cutting table.
My mind swiftly goes to the wedding four months away. The hopeless romantic heart in me, sings with merry notes because I have been a constant companion to the bride-to-be, just like a little attendant.
It was such a great delight for me, even though I was 5 years her junior. Some of her courtship secrets were shared together in fun and carefree spirits. She is my eldest step-sister.
I was always around her in so many things she loved doing like baking. Trying very hard to show interest in her instructions, I hippety-hop and skitter around our large kitchen. Almost always, I end up happily washing the pots and pans, which of course, I can do perfectly.