Monday, October 31, 2011

Just waiting...

On pictures from the wedding to share with you. My camera went dead and my Sister in law took over for me with her camera. I'm just waiting now to get some back from her. Will update when I get them.

Rehearsal on Friday went well. It was a very long day decorating, practicing and then rehearsal dinner later in the evening. Everyone worked together and we got the hall decorated. During practice the photographer called and cancelled because of the snow coming the next day. I was so proud of Lake for not falling to pieces, and for all the girls grabbing their cells and trying to find someone new. Before the night was over, there was another one lined up.

The morning of the wedding, I woke up and looked out the window. I really thought it was supposed to start later in the day, but it decided to start early.  Once I saw there was snow on the ground, I didn't look out the window again until it was time to leave. We took George's truck and used the 4 wheel drive off and on all the way there. We saw one car in the ditch on it's side and another one that had spun out and was on the other side of the road. I kept my eyes closed most of the ride, just to relax as much as I could. Going into Gettysburg, there was a tree that lost a big limb and we were detoured. Heard there was a power line that fell across the road. We had just missed that one!  I gave George a big kiss for getting us there safely. 

Craig and the groomsmen made it there shortly after we did. They had some DJ problems, and neck tie problems lol.  The latter was fixed easily.  But everything worked out. A big surprise was that my brother and his family made it from Delaware. If they didn't come (which I would not have blamed them because of the snow), it would have been George and I on Craig's side of the family.  We don't have a big family anymore with all the passings in the last several years. So it was a real treat that they were there.

Lake picked out some beautiful music for the ceremony. Everything went as planned, and the food was absolutely fabulous! Her Mom and Aunts did all the cooking. Standing ovation for all of them!  Lake looked beautiful in her dress, and yes I cried at different parts of the evening.
I won't talk too much here. Will share more when I get some pictures to show you. Just trying to give a quick update.

I now have a Daughter in law and we couldn't be more happier for the two of them. One other glitch that happened was the one who was to marry them, couldn't make it. They were to send someone else, but they couldn't either. Sooo, the kids had someone do the ceremony, and then today Lake's Mom and I went to witness the kids have another short ceremony with the Justice of the Peace to make it finalized. So today on Halloween, is their actual Wedding Day!. If it's meant to be, it will happen, and it certainly did :)

Will post again sometime soon. Wishing you all a wonderful week ahead!


moosecraft said...

Wow! Wow! Wow! Many twists and turns made for an exciting wedding day, that's for sure! Very happy that everyone held together and had a beautiful and enjoyable day! Congrats to all of ya'! :-)

weaverpat said...

That is a wedding day to remember and tell the kids about! LOL!!!
Who knew when it was being planned that we would have SNOW???
Glad everything went well, people were able to adapt to the glitches and no one went into a stress attack when plans changed.
Congratulations to the happy couple!!!

Doris said...

Hi Kathy, Good to see you in Lancaster. Hope you enjoyed the time you were there.
Congratulations on the gaining of a new daughter. I'm sure that they will have many happy hears together. Sounds like it went off without a hitch. So few weddings so. Congratulations to you and George for raising such a nice son!

Joanne said...

Sounds like everything worked out perfectly after all! Who knew there would be snow - but heck - working around it works too! Glad everyone was safe.

Rugs and Pugs said...

Kathy ~
That is a wedding one will never forget! You sound so calm. My stress level would have been off the chart. Congrats to you and George and the happy couple. I look forward to seeing pictures - LOTS of them.
Hugs :)