He’s now in his 70s. She’s about 10 years younger. Their dad was a teacher. Their mom stayed home. They didn’t live lavishly. But they had a great childhood, and still have a great relationship as siblings. He was always the big brother. She was always the baby sister.
And everything is just fine as they move into old age. Except for one thing:
The older brother’s suppressed desire – simmering allllllll these years.
Recently, his sister teased him about something from their past. The 70-something older brother whirled around and retorted:
“Oh, yeah? Well, if it hadn’t been for YOU, we could have had a BOAT!”
By Susan Darst Williams • www.LifeWithTheElderberries.com • © 2019