The Charming Tyrants

The Charming Tyrants

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God didn't promise days without pain, laughter without sorrow, sun without rain, but He did promise strength for the day, comfort for the tears and light for the way. - Anon

Saturday, July 31, 2010

Six Years Ago Today . . .

We were in church . . . celebrating.  I'm the one up front dressed all in white.

This quote from C. S. Lewis sums up the last six years beautifully.

"This is one of the miracles of love:  it gives a power of seeing through its own enchantments and yet not being disenchanted."

Then there's this quote from Ben Franklin:

"Keep your eyes wide open before marriage and half-shut afterwords."

Ten things I remember about that day:

 1.  It was a beautiful day into evening, the weather couldn't have been nicer.
 2.  We had a full moon, a blue moon.  (For those of you who don't know what that is, it is the second full moon in a month, considered to be good luck in some cultures.)
 3.  My brother Phil told everyone during his toast that he was only there for the cake.
 4.  We were having so much fun they had to kick us out.
 5.  The light streaming through the stained glass windows cast a golden glow across the sanctuary.  It was magical.
 6.  Pastor Mike brought his trumpet and played along with the band
 7.  My father-in-law sang "Blue Moon" as the band played.
 8.  Everyone cried but me, even the groom.  I was too happy and excited to cry.
 9.  It was the best wedding I have ever attended.
10.  My niece caught the bouquet and her brother caught the garter.

And I would do it all over again in a heartbeat.

Here are a few of my favorite pictures from the wedding and reception.
(Are we on photo overload yet?  It is hard to pick, there are so many good ones.)

All pictures are courtesy of Bruce Gardner Photography.  Thanks Bruce.


Annette said...

Happy Anniversary!
Fun to see all the photos. ☺

Jill said...

Beautiful pictures. Happy anniversary!

Loving This Mom Stuff said...

Beautiful post! On Tuesday (3rd) it will be my 8th anniversary! Congrats on yours!


Jared said...

Awesome stuff :)

Anonymous said...

Oh, I LOVE these photos! You were a very beautiful bride, and I think the horse drawn carriage is awesome.

Thank you for sharing the link!