Saturday, October 4, 2008

well it's you girl, and you should know it


This is Carrie, my husband's sister. Isn't she beautiful? I took this photo of her on Saturday because on Saturday she was over at my house. Carrie owns her own condo in the city; she's a hard working professional, a single, independent kind of gal (think Mary Tyler Moore). I'm a stay-at-home mom with four rowdy children, live in a small predictable neighborhood, and divide my time equally between the grocery store, library, and the YMCA. "You want to come and keep me company while Troy is out of town?" I asked her on a whim, without getting my hopes up, assuming she'd have plans - like really big ones involving a theatrical production, a wine bar perhaps, maybe a dinner cruise around Lake Michigan. But yippee for me, she said yes and we had a lovely time together, and she helped me put the kids to bed, and we ate take-out food, and watched a movie, and sat leisurely around my kitchen table in the morning, talking and drinking coffee. Thank you, thank you Miss Carrie Marie, for a wonderful weekend!

7 comments:

Fr. James Early said...

Out of curiosity, what type of name is Sabourin? Is it French? I had never heard it until I made your acquaintance.

swede said...

I had a fantastic time too! It was so much fun . . . I am still giggling about Girl's Night with Bobby. There is something about being with family that brings my soul great peace. Thank you for your kind words, my dear Molly.

Fr. James, you are close - Sabourin is French Canadian.

H and S said...

How blessed you are to be good friends with your in-laws. Others just tolerate their in-laws!

I am always very thankful for people without children who are generous with their time and are kind and fun. They're such a blessing.

::Sylvia:: said...

Isn't it amazing how having someone to sit and chit-chat with over coffee in the morning makes you somehow feel more "together"? When my mom and cousin came and spent the week here in the summer we had our coffee and breakfast together every morning and it's the thing I've missed the most since they left...

What a beautiful relationship you and your s-i-l have! You're very blessed!

Anonymous said...

where did she get that cross on her neck? I've seen several orthodox with it and it is beautiful! I would love to get one but don't know where to get that particular style.

Molly Sabourin said...

Hi Jen-o!

I believe that Carrie found that cross on e-bay (I was admiring it too when she was out here). If she is reading this (are you carrie?)maybe she could leave a note giving you a little more info on the specifics.
Thanks for commenting!

swede said...

Ebay it was! Here is a link:

http://cgi.ebay.com/SILVER-CROSS-ORTHODOX-PENDANT-ROSARY-CHARM-RUSSIAN-MOLD_W0QQitemZ270303272088QQcmdZViewItemQQptZLH_DefaultDomain_0?hash=item270303272088&_trksid=p3286.c0.m14&_trkparms=72%3A1205|66%3A2|65%3A12|39%3A1|240%3A1318