A Fairy Tale Wedding

5 Oct

Guests blew bubbles instead of throwing rice or bird seed...beautiful!

I’ve had lots of messages already this week…where are the wedding pix, already! Well, my camera decided to experience random failures, focusing problems and viewing issues this week of all weeks, so I didn’t get ANY wedding pictures. Oh well, I thought, there are so many professional and amateur photographers here I’ll get copies later.

Finally! Our granddaughter Melissa sent me a few from her phone last night and then one of Arlene’s bridesmaids, Corinna, posted her photos on Facebook today, so I  am sharing  some of them here, with a little commentary. There are a lot more fun photos, videos and stories, but here’s a small sampling of the beautiful, thoughtful and joyful event.

We all got teary, including the bride, during the solo of Ave Maria.

The beautiful bride and her gorgeous Mama, Eddie's sister Renee

After the ceremony Arlene and Will took pictures with the horses who stayed overnight at the Whitestone barn and pasture.

I hope you'll adjust, Chester, to the fact that Will has taken your place as Arlene's first love.

The first dance began as a romantic waltz and suddenly transitioned into a steamy tango! They were incredible!

Proud Papa Helmut dances with his princess.

The bridal party.

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3 Responses to “A Fairy Tale Wedding”

  1. Kate Warthen October 5, 2010 at 8:33 pm #

    It looks just lovely – beautiful radiant bride and handsome groom…sigh :-)

  2. Debbie Nowak October 6, 2010 at 2:05 pm #

    Thank you soooo much for posting these photos … they’re truly a wonderful reminder of what a FABULOUS day it was and what a BEAUTIFUL bride Arlene made! The venue was breathtaking and the weather could not have been better! Helmut and Renee must be such proud parents and the smile on Will’s face shows that he knows he’s a lucky “husband”!

  3. Arlene December 2, 2010 at 3:54 am #

    Auntie Lisa, I love this post. Just now have had the chance to read it. Thank you. Do you know if Melissa could share some of her photos with us? we miss you guys and are so thankful that you were such a big part of our special day. LOVE YOU

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