|...the wedding viewed from the balcony...|
|... let's drag our chairs a little closer ...|
What can be said more than that the wedding was perfect.
The wedding vows exchanged between the couple matched the elegance of the setting.
The piper played Mull of Kintyre to for the Processional.
|... the wedding viewed from the main floor ...|
|... Reid, and his 3 cousin groomsmen ...|
Cousins who haven’t seen each other, for a year or two, with new babies of their own, greeted one another.
|"Wake up, Uncle Reid is getting married!"|
The sun shone brilliantly.
Bishop Papworth married the couple.
|Chelsea Bates at the wedding.|
Rebecca and I tried to explain to Glen and Connor the sweetest event of the ceremony.
Reid and Misty gave her daughter a family ring, Reid saying, “I know I am not your real dad but I can be your space dad and I am so glad that all of us are a family.”
|... post-wedding candids ...|
Or such heartfelt words from an new parent.
The reception was held later in the day at the RJ Haney Heritage House at 724 Hwy 98B.
|... later Jeremy will give the toast ...|
The families ate, listened to speeches, and danced to a DJ until the night fell in upon us.
The male cousins carried Reid high on a chair, Jewish style.
|formal and casual|
suit and sandals
In the case of the modernized rendition of this song, the audience shouted Kool-Aid.
A tree trunk had been sketch onto a large poster board.
|My name is Andrew. Would you like a drink?|
While the relatives wildly danced to music from every decade, the bride and groom circulated through their guests giving heartfelt thanks, and a personalized story to the person they were talking too of why that guest was important to them. I
was touched by mine.
|... Naomi and Zoe follow the sign to the wedding ...|
I could have, but didn’t return the compliment – the presence of Reid in the larger family configuration has meant a lot to the rest of us as well.
Jeremy’s toast to the groom seemed to be spontaneous, but the crafting was too perfect for it to have been off the cuff.
|... Naomi is ready to walk to the wedding ...|
Misty’s mom had a paper in front of her carefully reading each paragraph.
I sat there knowing that each of the sentences coul have been an essay in themselves.
|Zoe comes to check if the Johnson's are ready to attend the wedding.|
Misty’s brother, Cory, was cogent and clear.
Darla Robertson and Cohl added their compliments to Reid.
|... meeting old friends is fun ...|