That she had found a Partner in Crime who complements her strongest qualities and whose own strengths are complemented by her is just so perfect it's nauseating.
I loved so many things about the actual wedding that it is almost impossible to begin. It was a tiny intimate wedding with only 50 guests invited. That Rica and Phil invited children was only one of the many ways this wedding was a family affair. Fenner and I were so excited we had our dear friend Debra over to help us 'clean up'.
Fenner picked the flowers from our garden; thyme, lavender, butterfly weed and clematis.
As I looked around at the guests in attendance I saw couples in their pragmatic parentingphase reaching out, unconsciously touching with that deep sort of affection that comes from being past the initial cliff diving phase of love into that desperate, 'I'll fall apart if I have to fly solo'. Like watching this beginning reminded us all of our own moments of commitment to each other.
If you know what I mean...
|The fountain that was not 45 minutes ago, the back drop to the ceremony.|