Monday, October 11, 2004  

You Know It's A Good Wedding When...

The wedding was lovely. I got to be a bridesmaid without all that pesky "matching dress buying" crap. :) We started off the day on Saturday by picking up the lovely bride for her hair appt and other assorted "getting ready" activities. And there's nothing like wearing hand-made socks on your wedding day:

After much giggling and running around, we got her to the church nice and early, and managed to get her ready without any major mishaps. She was stunningly beautiful (sniff sniff!!)

The ceremony went off beautifully (with minimum sniffles from the peanut gallery!) After the ceremony, we had a "trolley tour" of DC scheduled - mostly for the out of town guests, but it was fun to drive around and chat. Plus, that way the bride and groom got some photos with various monuments. Well, all was going well until our trolley (1 of the 2 for the wedding group), literally caught fire. That's right - FIRE. It was quite exciting.

Here are the lovely bride and groom posing in front of the flaming trolley:

And here they are posing with the fire truck. Now, this is PERFECT as they orignally met while volunteering at a firestation. They even knew one of the firemen who responded to our little bonfire.

All in all, it was quite a weekend. In order to recover, I spent most of Sunday sleeping. And watching another redskins loss. {sigh}.


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