Saturday, May 19, 2012

Jenny's Wedding - Day 2: THE WEDDING!

What a beautiful ceremony!  We had such a nice time and are thankful we were able to be there.

Here is Evan and his mom (see how windy it is!!!)

Sean walking Grandma Jean down the aisle

I got distracted by my boys and totally missed Grandpa Leroy walking Jenny down the aisle. argh.

Jenny and Evan's friend, Brent, performed the ceremony - he did a fabulous job.

I love the look on Evan's face here.

My boys sitting quietly. Miracles do happen

Jenny and Evan built into the ceremony a description of all the states that are significant to their lives.  The kids each got to wave a state flag when called upon.  Ryan thought he was pretty special as he had TWO flags.

Here he is waving the Kansas flag

Eric had the Missouri flag

Jenny and Evan's rings were passed around the guests for each of us to hold and to bless them.  Eric of course wanted to keep them, so here he is wearing my ring :)

The vows

The kiss...

and our favorite picture :)  MARRIED!

and Eric fell asleep right after the flags

Jenny's Wedding - Day 2: waiting for the ceremony and taking pictures...

Getting ready for the wedding!  Here are my handsome boys :)
we took a family shot after this, but it was with my cell phone. oops.  I have no good family shot of us, sure hope someone took one!

Waiting for the wedding pictures to be taken

Grandma Jean and Grandpa Leroy looking fabulous!

sitting in the sun to stay warm - and waiting patiently

This sums up Eric, all in one picture.  I love it.

The arbor, all dressed up in flowers

picture time!

The bride and groom with all the kiddos.  Eric was quite stoic in all the pictures

Jessica and Tom - a little blurry, but still a good picture!

Jenny's Wedding - Day 2: Pirate Mini-Golf

what's better than mini-golf?  PIRATE mini-golf! ARGH!

This little golf course is pretty cool for the little ones, not much of a challenge so no meltdowns.  That's a win for me. :)  Grandma Jean, Sean, Ryan, Eric and I all took the plunge on this one.

Ryan of course chose a purple golf ball. (and just like in baseball, he has his hands backwards)

Eric's golf form is hilarious - he just holds the putter (wrong) and pushes the ball along, in essence driving it, until it falls in the hole

Look at that winning form.....

See this guy?  he moves... and talks... and waves the pistol.  Eric was deathly afraid of him

Grandpa Leroy went for a bike ride and met us at the course.
I love both of these pictures, so I am putting both in here - can't decide which I like better

Jenny's Wedding - Day 2: Beach and Surfing

Back at the beach.  Eric is ok as long as we are about 100 yards away from the waves.

My boys.

Chilling on the porch, putting the shoes back on

Sean's cousin, Jessica is currently living in England and brought her wonderful man, Tom to the wedding with her.  He is a lifeguard and surf instructor so he decided it was his calling to "stand up on the board" on this side of the big pond.  He borrowed a board from the local bike shop and headed out in this crazy cold water.  There was no leash on the board, so it was a bit tricky at times

Ryan was so excited to see this

The expectations on Tom kept increasing as the crowd got bigger - haha!

I will put in writing that he did finally get up on the board, but did I get photographic proof? no. OOOPS.

Here is right before he stood up...

and.. right after, as he rode the board back to shore.  It was pretty cool to watch :)