Wedding Wonders

Saturday, August 16th, 2008, Carrie became Mrs. Patrik Martinet. Though the day was toasty, the evening wedding was comfortable as the sun went down and the candles were lit. What a whirlwind of activity took place around here! So many friends and family members working together to make Patrik and Carrie’s day just what they wanted it to be. The following pictures capture some of the joy. Most of these photos were taken on an iphone. The “real” pictures are coming soon, but I wanted to share these with you as soon as possible. Thank you to everyone who helped make this day perfect. Friends and family painted fence, put up wedding tents, baked scrumptious cakes, prepared food, toted ice, ironed shirts, put jellybeans in little bags, arranged flowers and made corsages, planted flowers, ran errands, helped with hair and makeup, took the dogs to the kennel, and reminded us to enjoy every moment. We are blessed.

Carrie and Jim come down the grassy aisle as the band, Camaraderie, plays a lovely arrangement of the wedding march. Under the twinkly lights and hydrangeas exchanging vows before God, friends and family. Pastor Richard Welch officiating.
Sophia, the sweet flower girl, finds a moment to enjoy a book before the ceremony
A pre-wedding photo as the happy couple pops into the air-conditioned house for a few minutes of respite from the heat. A few more minutes before that suit jacket needed to be on!

A solitary moment for the bride before the guests assemble.

Published in: on August 23, 2008 at 3:58 am  Comments (1)  

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  1. In the words of the boy from The Princess Bride, “There won’t be kissing will there?” And of course there was. It is shameful that kissing should play a part in an otherwise good blog. Oh well, next time I will just close my eyes as I read then I will miss the kissing parts. Spencer

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