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August 2, 2015

Friendship Day  

Silver and Gold

Make new friends, but keep the old;
Those are silver, these are gold.
New-made friendships, like new wine,
Age will mellow and refine.
Friendships that have stood the test-
Time and change-are surely best;
Brow may wrinkle, hair grow gray;
Friendship never knows decay.
For 'mid old friends, tried and true,
Once more we our youth renew.
But old friends, alas! may die;
New friends must their place supply.
Cherish friendship in your breast-
New is good, but old is best;
Make new friends, but keep the old;
Those are silver, these are gold.
Sometimes this is exactly what friendship looks like.
Sticking with someone as they find their way.






















Rebecca (L) has been a part of our family since 1998!
And Adele (R) has been a part of our family since 2012.
They are THE BEST. <3
Sisters Day  
I don't have any sisters by birth, but I have two amazing sisters by marriage! My brothers picked some amazing women, married them, and they are my sisters. I love them both very much.

Why The Sister-Sister Relationship Might Be The Hardest One Of All

The Brother-Sister Bond (I don't have any birth sisters BUT my brothers do! *wink*)



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sen·ti·men·tal
/ˌsen(t)əˈmen(t)l/
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