Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Let's pretend its still Tuesday

Hey bloggers it's Tuesday... kinda. I wrote this on Tuesday, I swear I did. But right before I was going to post it my internet died. Believe me, no one's more pissed about that than I am. I guess this is what I get for procrastinating till 11:30. Sorry!

Moving on to the theme, which, or course, is siblings. 
I have three siblings; two older sisters (Rachel and Kristina) and a younger brother (Daniel). I have a different relationship with each of them, but if I had to choose one I'm closest to I'd probably say my brother. But I'm getting ahead of myself, let's start with Rachel.

At this moment Rachel is about to turn 30... I'm 18, this may be partially why were not very close. Don't get me wrong, we talk (mostly online because she lives in Michigan) and we get along for the most part, but there's never really been a special bond between us. Its just your normal; love-hate sibling relationship.

If you asked me a couple of years ago who I thought I was closest to I'd definitely say Kristina. I'm not saying we've grown apart, we actually haven't. But several years ago I didn't know about nerdfighters, and I was still attempting to be popular and to be honest I didn't really know who I was. Thus, Kristina being the big sister that is only a year older than me, I tried to be her, so naturally I thought we had the most in common. But now I know that I'm really not that interested in fashion and the stuff she's interested in. However, I'm still a girl, so I still like it to a point and we've had a lot of fun times and hilarious conversations. One of my favorites happened while we were watching a fashion show on TV. (I don't remember the designer/what show it was). At one point in the show Kristina was critiquing an outfit that she hated and she started her sentence with "well, if you forget about the fact that..." and then proceeded to list of at least ten different things she hated about it.
I waited till she was done and then without missing a beat said, "well, if you forget about the fact that its disgusting its not that bad."
I don't know, maybe its a you-had-to-be-there thing, but it was funny to us then, and it still is.

Daniel is 17 and just graduated high school a few weeks ago. One of the reasons I say we're the closest is because although none of my siblings know about nerdfighters, he's the one that is a nerd and would probably be one if he knew about it. I've started introducing him to some YouTube channels, mostly comedy ones because into that kind of thing, but that's all so far.
Another thing I love is that for several years we've had this game, its unnamed but for extensive purposes let's call it, the Greek Mythology game. Basically imagine the Greek Gods in modern times... and then, well, we make up random scenes and play them out. Its pretty much a big role-playing game. This, like a lot of the stories I share with Kristina, may be a you-have-to-be-there thing, but its amazingly really fun... and nerdy.

So there you have it, those are my siblings, Emily, I'll read you tomorrow.


Currently reading: "Prep" by Curtis Sittenfeld
Quote: "...maybe being ridiculous was the point - the way they didn't give off the painful feeling that something was at stake." from "Prep"


  1. I can understand the differences with your sisters, although I'm the bigger sister, but I guess it's like that with many siblings.

    That Greek Gods game with your brother sounds awesome!

  2. Yay for 12 year differences!

  3. The Greek gods game sounds awesome. I think it would have been hard to have siblings with such a large age distance, but that's probly because mine is only 2 years older than me!