Running Out of Pictures

Now that my sister is gone, photos are one of the main ways I feel that I can connect with her. Whenever I’m missing Blair, I look through old photos and memories. Sometimes, even with the thousands of photos we have, I wish I had taken more of Blair. When I’m feeling this way, I find it healing to edit photos of us creatively to be symbolic and make it feel new. Here are some of the photos I’ve edited and titles that show the reasoning behind each edit.

“B & Her Poodle – Still Together”

“Sister Gossip”

“My Sunshine”

“Before The Roles Reversed”

“My Hero”

“Our Favorite Morning”

“Sparks Fly”

“She Radiates Magic”

“Talking in The Flowers”

“Pretending to Be Mermaids”

“Fighting for Our Cause”

“Being Kids”

“Our Favorite Place”

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