Throwing a party.

I had a very emotional chat with a friend a couple of days ago. Her younger sister is sick and she is very worried about her. It reminded me of the day when my younger brother got sick back when I was in college. It was a very bleak period in my life, in my family’s life. It’s a very trying journey for all of us but we were able to surpass it. My brother’s life ended, but the memories will always stay alive in our hearts. That’s what I told my friend. Expect the worse but hope for the best. And make the most of what’s left in her younger sister’s life. Let her live it to the fullest!

She is asking for my help in getting mexican party decorations for her younger sister’s fiesta de quinceaƱera. It will be a big party and, of course, I said yes in helping with the party preparations. We also threw a birthday party for my brother’s 15th, less than a month before he died. I remember him smiling the whole time. I knew it was a very happy day for him!

And that’s what my friend wants for her younger sister’s birthday as well.