Happy National Sister’s Day!

My sister and I are the same kind of crazy.  We would do anything for each other and always have each other’s back.  In honor of National Sister’s Day, I thought Id share some childhood photos with you.

 

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My sister and I at Nellie Bly amusement park in Brooklyn, ca 1970s. Check out my faux fur jacket. My sister still drives me around – just not in a cool fire engine.

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Here we are, in our kitchen ready to dance and showing off our turtle Boxie (creative in the name department, weren’t we?). Btw, no, we were not taking dance lessons.

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My first Holy Communion in 1980. Aren’t we little angels?

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A little more true to form, lol!

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Let’s Go Mets! Here we are at the NY Aquarium with our brother (he’s lucky to have us and he knows it – we tell him all the time, lol). Check out those groovy 1980s hair styles and clothes.

  16 comments for “Happy National Sister’s Day!

  1. August 6, 2017 at 2:38 pm

    Lovely pictures Jo, thanks for sharing them. I think that’s the first time I’ve looked at a ‘photo post’ instead of ploughing through reams of text. Makes a nice change. BTW what is your sister’s name and which one are you 🙂

    • August 6, 2017 at 2:44 pm

      Thanks, Simon! My sister’s name is Maria. She’s the younger and smaller one. I would argue the crazier one, but she would say the same about me, lol!

      • August 6, 2017 at 2:45 pm

        Ha ha, lovely pics though, so nostalgic!

      • August 6, 2017 at 2:46 pm

        You should see some of the pictures I have with red carpeting and gold chairs. It doesn’t get more ’70s than that!

      • August 6, 2017 at 2:49 pm

        I look forward to seeing them in a future post 🙂 Maybe I might put a photo post together myself now, not something I’d ever thought of before!

      • August 6, 2017 at 2:49 pm

        That would be great! It’s a nice diversion and it allows us to get to know you better.

  2. Karen
    August 6, 2017 at 7:29 pm

    Adorable photos – you and your siblings look just like your kids – I love them and the throw back styles or both hair and fashion. Love them all.

    • August 6, 2017 at 8:03 pm

      Thank you! It was fun going through my box of photos!

  3. August 6, 2017 at 10:59 pm

    Aww, you and your siblings were simply adorable!! Happy National Sister’s Day and thank you for sharing! ❤

    • August 7, 2017 at 9:29 pm

      Thank you for stopping by!

  4. August 10, 2017 at 6:31 pm

    Cute and fun. Who’s behind the camera (most of the time)?

    • August 10, 2017 at 7:59 pm

      Thanks! My mother took most of the pictures.

  5. August 11, 2017 at 2:34 pm

    I love your pics and your simplicity <3
    Ciao!
    Vicky

    • August 11, 2017 at 10:01 pm

      Ciao Vicky! Mille grazie! Xoxo

  6. September 23, 2017 at 8:35 pm

    Haha! Love the 80’s hair. And it looks like your siblings made your childhood really special. The bond is apparent. ❤️

    • September 28, 2017 at 9:28 am

      I’m not sure what’s worse: The fact that we dressed that way or the fact that the styles are coming back!

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