Wednesday, April 18, 2012

a wedding...

saturday's wedding was beautiful; high school sweethearts finally getting married. there were tears, lots of them. when they walked in the hall-tears. first dance-tears. the opening speech-tears. their speeches to each other-tears. their parents speeches to them-more tears. goodness me, luckily all the speeches were at the beginning and i was able to dry myself off and enjoy the rest of the night. and enjoy the night i (well, we, everyone) did. it was like a high school reunion with fancy dresses. the food was delicious, the drinks were flowing (hello whiskey, bailey's, vodka 7's and white wine), and the dance moves were crazy.

i have to say, the opening speech was pretty funny, too. they made jokes about how M (the bride) is delivering babies and saving lives on a daily basis (she's doing her residency) and then there's J (the groom) who's just a gym teacher haha. they also told J that if he needs to call in sick on monday, there were about 40 supply teachers in the room that could cover him (meaning that a tonne of our friends went to teachers college, and pretty much no one has jobs yet, regardless of graduating 2-3 years ago). then they got serious and said beautiful things about them, and the fact that it was never 'if' they would get married, but 'when'. like i said, laughter and tears.
walking to her groom.
 hitched!
 necessary bathroom mirror shot before the drinks start and my face gets flushed :P
 husband and wife :)
taking pictures as i'm holding back the tears (or at least trying to).



photobombed! 
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bridesmaid on the end and look! i'm not the only blonde!
after many drinks.
dancing the night away as a married woman.
indicative of the night.



and they danced the night away.


weddings are the bomb, i tell ya. now it's just a question of who's next and when?! 

2 comments:

Amanda said...

Gorgeous! Love that you cried so much! I cry a lot too, in general and at weddings :) Happy hump day!

lainey @ let it be said...

looks like so much fun. i love weddings and was seriously talking to my gramma like 2 days ago about how she needs to convince one of my cousin's to purpose to his long time girlfriend. i mean c'mon, it's been a year since the last family wedding!

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