I don’t have any sisters. Not real, grew up with sisters, but I do have friends in my life I feel are my sisters.
My Mum had 2 sisters, and later a sister-in-law and they were all so close, I envied it.
So I am so glad my gals are sisters, they’ll always have each others backs right?
Ha, no, it would appear not.
Of course I know this is just a phase, a stage, they’ll end up uber close and make jokes about me behind my back and be there for each other when they get dumped, or give birth or whatever.
Right now though a new sibling rivalry aspect is beginning to form.
Because there are 4 years between the girls, then I had Doris, Kev and Jim practically minutes apart, we’ve always had a sort of 1 big kid, 3 little kids dynamic going on. Now that Doris is in JHS the dynamic has changed, she’s left the little kids table, no longer forced to sit on a camel stool at the Little Tykes spot in family functions, she’s a BIG KID.
And the fights begin.
It started low key, she stole my towel, she stole my socks, it escalated to she stole my bra. I said to tell me when she steals your boyfriend, then we really have a problem. I’ve seen Jerry Springer, these things don’t end well.
So Sunshine, paying penance lent the Puma wear. That was a big move. Doris went out in them, DID make it back on time, exactly on time, had a great day.
She did PURIKURA, which if you don’t know, is these photo booth things.
It costs about 300-400 yen a pop, the girls go in in groups, pooling their resources, they take pix, there are all sorts of fabulous things they can do, blue screen and whatever, then they can write on the pix with magic pens, design frames etc, it’s very popular.
So Doris made the terrible mistake of, having kindly been lent the Puma wear, to then stealing Sunshine’s T shirt and then doing PURIKURA.
So the first thing Sunshine says is ‘ That’s my T-shirt’.
Doris, thought she’d been clever and had changed into another T-shirt of a similar colour when she came in.
Doris’ second mistake was, she lied.
She said no no no no, it’s this yellow T-shirt.
Sunshine insisted in the photo there is writing on it, yours is the Tweety-Pie T-shirt, in the photo is my Shimamura T-shirt. Doris continued to deny it.
We left to buy shoes.
When we came back, Sunshine was sitting in front of the PURIKURA ( they are about 2 cms X 2.5cms) with a magnifying glass, years of watching CSI paying off at last.
It’s my T-shirt she declared.
Doris caved, but with attitude, ‘So what, so it’s your T-shirt’, so’
I said, “you lied, you lied to me, you lied to your sister, after she lent you her Pumas, that’s not very nice, and I don’t want you to lie to either of us again please”.
She said, in a not very nice voice she learned from her sister,
” What you gonna do, BLOG about it?”
‘You bet I’m gonna blog about it.