The Wedding Post

Here it is, friends.

It’s a long story with few words.

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Thursday, September 5th

school, soccer practice, drum lessons, back to school for a 7 p.m. parent meeting and photocopying, home by 9:30

 

Friday, September 6th

coffee, flowers, flowers, flowers, snacks with our wonderful neighbors, flowers, flowers, rehearsal, pizza, cotton candy, beer; bridesmaids hem my dress with safety pins because it’s too small for me to wear my petticoat under.

 

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Courtesy of my neighbors’ skill and kindness. I learned how to make flower arrangements!

Saturday, September 7th

Snuggles with a very-pregnant bridesmaid and her baby belly, coffee and breakfast, Xanax, hair

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Church parking lot. Hyperventilating.

12:45 p.m.

I really, really, really didn’t want to be there early.

Do you know how terrifying it is to have that many people looking at you!?

 

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“Thank God this is over”

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This was their SECOND wedding in the span of a week. They are the best!

 

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The Whole Fan-Damily

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My nephew and ring-bearer, Jeremy, with his awesome shoes. He has his dad’s love of sneakers. 🙂

 

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Of all the kid attractions, this was the most popular. Only one bloody nose!

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photobooth / double-seater outhouse

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Colby and his second family.

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Come one, come all – to the wedding where we give kids croquet mallets and hammocks for toys!

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We try to dance, but we do not succeed.

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my boy can dance

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Seriously. How did this happen. I mean, I know how it happens, but you know what I mean.

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“cake in YO FACE!”

 

Sunday evening, September 8th, Millinocket, ME

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Cheers!

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We stole an entire pie from the pile of leftovers. We proceeded to eat the entire thing. With gusto.

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Mt Katahdin

Home. The honeymoon’s over, but we are still far from recovered. It was lovely and fun, but so very much work for us, our friends and our families.

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One word of advice friends: Elope.

 

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