|One of my favorite pictures of you done by your mommy.|
I am glad that I am getting to know you a little better over the phone and through your blog. Maybe we should start skyping? ;)
I love that you are such a great big sister to Joey and Ellie. I am the oldest of my siblings and I know it's not always easy. You get in trouble sometimes for things they do - even if it's not your fault - right? That used to happen to me, but it wasn't too bad. You get to be their example, their teacher, their protector, their friend. It's a special position!
I also love that you love life the way you do. You remind me a lot of your very own mommy when she was your age. Your mommy loved to dress up, dance, roller skate... She was always laughing! She was very stubborn too! Once she decided she felt a certain way about something - she stuck to it!! That wasn't always good, but now that she's older, it has helped her to stand up for what is right and stick to it!! I hope that you have that too.
|Me, Uncle Ondray and your Mommy with "Santa"|
Life is like that for everybody. I know that you are only EIGHT today, but I also know that you are smart and a thinker. Remember that when you do right - there will be some people that will not like you for it. Remember that sometimes you may feel alone, but you are never alone. Always be brave and courageous like Good Queen Bess (that was one of her nicknames). Stand tall and stand for what your mommy and daddy have taught you.
|Elisabeth I - 1546 by an unknown artist|
I hope that one day you will live closer to us so that I can spend time getting to know you even more. But until then, I will continue to read your blog and chat with you on the phone.
I hope your day is amazing like you. I love you sweety!!
Aunt Sherry and Uncle Marco
|Uncle Marco, Hannah, Taryn, Naomi and Little Marco|
|We love you Abby!! Happy Birthday!!|