A Cup of Comfort for Sisters: Stories that celebrate the by Colleen Sell

By Colleen Sell

Nobody is aware a lady particularly like her sister does - irrespective of their modifications, rivalries, or how a long way aside they could flow over the years. Sisters speak in confidence one another, proportion their such a lot intimate secrets and techniques, and depend upon one another for help and assistance while every body else of their lives disappoints them.This special assortment celebrates the detailed dating that purely sisters percentage. The sisters in "A Cup of convenience for Sisters" take care of each other via sturdy occasions and undesirable, offering recommendation and a reassuring hug after they are wanted so much.

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You see, I don’t really mind sharing a room. We all fight, for sure, but less rather than more, and I like the activity. I see Ann rise and head toward the bathroom. I watch her, spying. She turned sixteen in January, practically a grown-up, and she always bossed us around now, acting all moody or weird without rhyme or reason. The bathroom light casts a soft triangular glow into the bedroom. Highlighted in its light on the wall across from me I see the plaque, its shiny var­ nished finish casting a wet sheen in the heat.

Francis of Assisi, then the haircut was well on its way to perfection. Considering she wanted to look like a sev­ enth-grade Farrah Fawcett, the damage was beyond repair. Scissors in sweaty hand, I worked desperately, slicing random layers and angles into my younger sister’s treasured mane. When I finally stopped long enough to breathe and admire my handiwork, I knew instantly that she’d never live down the horror just inflicted on her by her ninth-grade sister. My only hope of salvaging this catastrophe, and saving my skin, was my gift of gab.

Always the thinker, always the play-it-safe sister, she thought about it for what seemed like centuries before agreeing to let me take the orange-handled weapon to the hair she had spent thirteen years growing. Her pondering drove me wild. Why think when you can act? That was my unspoken motto. My modus operandi was to jump on the sled and fly down the hill like a banshee, then deal with the stitches in the emergency room after knocking out the Stop sign with my forehead. My ever-cautious li’l sis, on the other hand, actually stopped to consider what would happen if she rode a sled with a broken steering column down a steep hill with a steel post planted at the bottom.

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