It wavers between this and Tear Jerker with Goldie, who in later Don Rosa stories is revealed to still be waiting for Scrooge, even as an old woman.
Scrooge as well, in his old days is often shown simply sitting idly by and stare fondly at the lock of Goldie's hair that he still has.
A Letter from Home: Well. Whaddya know. The old curmudgeon does have feelings. And he manages to reestablish a bond with his estranged sister, and admit both to himself and her that he considered Donald the wealthy one, simply because he has a real family.