- 8 years ago
- Wedding: March 2012
The ceremony entrance gets its own part of the title because it was just THAT amazing. We planned for my FW (at the time) to come down the mountain on her snowboard. Her Best People (sister and brother-in-law) would be in front of her on skis. We decided that since two chicks were getting married, we both needed to have an entrance!
The entrance was great. A few sanfus with the DJ sending people outside to the viewing deck a little too early and the music not playing, but I thought it was wonderful! The Best People were hauling balls down the hill and FW looked damn good on her board (like she always does). FW and her Best People entered to ZZ Top “La Grange”
After that, I went inside to the venue and waited at the stairs. We were trying frantically to get my FSIL’s reading printed out and the ceremony was already starting. She came just in time and made it down the aisle out of order, but I don’t care!
I come around the corner of a pillar and I see FW crying her eyes out. I am trying to laugh and not to cry and the same time; it came out as a HUGE snort. Then I started really laughing. And when I get going, I cackle. It was entertaining to say the least. My dad says to me, “We can just wait here until you catch your breath. No need to rush. This is your moment.” Awww Diddy!
I told my cousin, the preacher, to do the “Mawwage” voice from the Princess Bride if it looked like we needed a laugh. Of course, he goes in to that when I get down the aisle and it all felt right. He wrote a wonderful testimony about love and marriage. How marriage should not be about the gender of the two people, but about two people with open hands and open hearts.
My Future Sister-In-Law wrote her own reading. She is a freelance writer and we all knew she would make us cry, but seriously, she had the place bawling. She couldn’t even read what she was writing to begin with because her sister was standing right there.
Then the hand ceremony, rings, and we were pronounced beloved wives!