Because you asked…

Okay, that’s not true. Nobody asked. I do feel an increasingly strong wave of sentimentality washing over me, though, so pardon me while I indulge in a bit of reminiscing. These aren’t in any particular order because I made the mistake of uploading the all to WordPress, thinking that they’d be ordered by number. When they weren’t I was a little too sleepy to re-sort them myself.

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Apparently the all the partying the night before was a bit much – our ring bearer nearly fell asleep during the ceremony!

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These photos clearly show my (then) 12 year-old brother in law snagging some of the good stuff while his friend drank the sparkling cider intended for children.

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“Backstage” in the church kitchen following the ceremony, while we waited for the church to clear out so we could take our staged (ahem, formal) shots. Very photogenic, my ladies!

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There were Russians dancing …

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… and there were Greeks dancing.

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This was taken during our rehearsal … the cross was NOT glowing during the ceremony, per my request

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I love this photo of my dad … though of course everytime I look at it, I’m reminded of how much lovelier it would look with the pews that our church bought months after this.

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Smooching my Mami …

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… and Greg’s Mama.

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This is my sister-in-law, also my matron of honor. At the time she was growing my nephew, not that you can tell. (She will insist that she was already a whale, but really have you ever seen a whale as lovely as this?) She is currently taking some time off from her career as a professional matron of honor (she performed said function four times that year!) and carrying my future niece, who will no doubt be every bit as stunning as her mother.

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This is not only a handsome, but apparently a very virile bunch. Every man in this photo had a child between the summer of 2007 and the summer of 2008.

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Ah, the Rolls Royce. A last-minute gift to us, and one we will never forget. Also, I have never seen my husband look more like a Ken doll than in this photo.

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I kinda dig abstract photos like this one. They could almost be the stock photos that come with a wallet, except that we know it’s us. I would even consider hanging this. We aren’t the type to have many family photos hung around the home. In fact, the only photo we have that’s framed and hung is a childhood photo of my husband. We prefer to just put all our photos online: this way the whole world can see them.

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I love this photo of my parents smooching me …

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…but not as much as I love this photo of my husband with his brother and sister.

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How epic  would this shot be if that were Greg off in the distance? Ah well, it’s still awesome.

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I absolutely love this one of Greg with his Papa.

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Right after Pastor Niell told Greg he may kiss his bride. I jumped up and down a little bit. What can I say? It was exciting.

At any rate, thus endeth my VERY small selection of favorite photos, given that our fantabulous photographers, The Vision Yard, presented us with a disc of 1272 photos. I’m pretty sure Greg still hasn’t seen all of them.

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