My brother Evan moved to Australia on Saturday to go to school for 18 months. We went to the airport to see him off. I really love my brother…and as glad as I am that he’s going to have an amazing experience, I’m definitely going to miss him (stop crying, mom)! And as weird as it’s going to be that I won’t see him for almost a year (or more) I am grateful that he’s going to have this chance to see the world and have an adventure and I am glad that I get the opportunity to miss him–because I’m reminded that I’m LUCKY to have family that I actually miss when they’re not around…because not everyone is as fortunate; not everyone has an amazing family. And I never want to forget that I do.