August 16, 2010

To have and to hold.

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This evening my niece Sharisse got married beside a lake in Georgetown, Colorado with the Rocky Mountains as the backdrop.

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She and her dad circled the lake in a horse-drawn carriage before she walked down the aisle.

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Then, after saying their I do's, Sharisse and her new husband Tyler walked onto a floating platform that was rowed out into the lake gondolier-style. They then had their first dance together floating on the lake.

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Once back on solid ground the two of them left the ceremony in the horse and carriage.

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The ceremony was sweet and touching and it was a privilege to witness it. It was hard to not ask Eric twenty-five times how it was possible that our three-year old flower girl, who refused to walk down the aisle because she was tired of everyone telling her what not to do, was now joyfully walking down the aisle as a bride.

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Kenna and Michal were elated to be at a wedding. They thought Sharisse was beautiful, which she was, and they told me breathlessly again and again, "I got to dance with the bride!"

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4 comments:

  1. Beautiful...the bride, the carriage, the sentiments and your girls:)

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  2. oh gosh, that first dance floating on the lake must be one of the most romantic things I've ever heard off!!!!! wishing the bride and groom a lifetime of happiness.

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  3. I agree with Ani, dancing on the water...ahhhh, romantic. How did they ever think of such a sweet and romatic thing?!? Great pictures! Please post more!!!

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  4. Janet6:32 PM

    Absolutely beautiful Kristi! What a wonderful memory to have, and I'm sure your girls will be talking about it for quite some time.

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