Thursday, May 11, 2006

shout out


my poor, beloved brother jordan was in a car accident last night...and while he is thankfully ok, his car is pretty much a write off. for a college student, losing your wheels is like losing a limb - and so, as an encouragement to jordan, here is a list of some of the reasons he is a most excellent brother.

1. he never pushed my girls down the stairs, even when they woke him up waaay too early.
2. he is an informative guide at any sort of natural or artistic exhibit - zoos, aquariums, museums, et al.
3. he encourages me by reminding me of all the good things about me, and lets the bad things slide.
4. he is hilarious and smart - a wicked combination.
5. he is wildly talented. (if he lets me, i will post one of my favorites of his poems later today or tomorrow - what do you say, jordan?)
6. he walks with me.
7. he drove me to the airport even though he hadn't planned on it and didn't really want to. and he didn't complain at all.
8. he lends me sweaters when i am cold.
9. he lets me live vicariously through his love life.
10. he has a lovely, lovely heart.

4 comments:

Anonymous said...

Oh, Rachel, you're too good to me. But yes, my poor car is smushed, and I'm a little distraught about the whole situation. But my neck's not broken and my face isn't embedded in a windshield, so it's OK. EVERYBODY REMEMBER TO WEAR YOUR SEATBELT! Because I was wearing my seatbelt, the worst that happened to me was that I bonked my nose on the steering wheel. Without it, I would be dead. Drive safe, everyone, and don't forget how cool I am.
JVE

Anonymous said...

"Let us rise up and be thankful, for if we didn't learn a lot today, at least we learned a little; and if we didn't learn a little, at least we didn't get sick; and if we got sick, at least we didn't die; so, let us all be thankful."

Sabrina said...

I think Jordan is awesome.

rachel said...

me too! and i thought of something else for my list... 11. even though he is smarter than almost everyone i know, he doesn't speak condescendingly (very often!) :)