Monday, September 14, 2009

Goin' to the chapel and we're...

gonna get married... but should be titled "sorry for this long post with so many pictures of someone elses wedding"

This weekend was wedding weekend #1 and the one I looked forward to the most; my baby brother (who thinks he's my big brother) got married to one terrific lady.

Why so excited? Well, you see, my brother was married once before, to a lady that always had to pick a fight with him and belittle him and eventually left him to care for their two boys. Now don't get me wrong; he was not faultless in his first marriage but she decided to cheat on him and eventually leave him with the boys (just like what happened to our dad - he was left to raise us).

Anyway, my new sister-in-law took those boys in like there was no doubt that they were hers. My brother has never looked happier or healthier and neither have my two nephews. I love her to pieces for this and because she is an overall great lady.

My brother is one of my best friends - aside from my dad he is the first one I call. About anything.

A few pictures from the day.

My super fly nephew looking like he belongs in a jazz band (ironically enough he began trumpet lessons this year)

My dashing brother walking down the aisle to await his bea-u-ti-ful bride.

The kiss...

My brother {best friend} and I.

This man is one of the most important people in my life and one of my heroes. He's my dad.

My brother, the groom. Could he look any happier?!?

Beautiful. I love this picture. Too bad Gemini (the horse) wasn't looking at the camera a little nicer.

A secret moment shared that they didn't know I captured until my brother saw my camera later that night. i think this is probably my favorite of the day. The love each other SO much and make each other so happy!

My new sister and I. I couldn't have done better if I had picked her for him myself.

A special daddy/daughter dance; he requested Butterfly Kisses for us to dance to. Have I told you how wonderful my dad is? I did? Ok. Carry on.

It was such a great day, beautiful weather, and the evening was perfect. The speeches left us in tears - especially my 10 year old nephew's but that is worthy of its own post.


  1. I love the romance of a happy love story. Hurry up with more details, more photos, the blog about your nephews speech. I'll put the kettle on and get a box of tissues next to the pc for the next instalment!

  2. What a beautiful family you have. I'm so happy for your brother and his boys. Sounds like a wonderful day :) Thanks for sharing the pictures. They look professional. You did a wonderful job.

    With love and hope,

  3. Beautiful pictures. Looks like a fun day. :)

  4. What a wonderful wedding! Your brother and new sister look SO happy together, which makes me even more thrilled to see these photos. :) It looks like you guys had a great time!