28 July 2013

on siblings

In Mansfield Park, Jane Austen wrote, "Children of the same family, the same blood, with the same first associations and habits, have some means of enjoyment in their power, which no subsequent connections can supply... " 

And nearly a century later on this Sunday afternoon, as I'm thinking about the utter enjoyment of spending five days on this Island with my first companions, I feel thankful these two have become my friends. 

worth keeping