Our wedding was Saturday afternoon, about the time most of the back yard would be in the shade of the trees (it was a lucky guess). The boys did an affirmation, and two of them read scripture (Old and New testaments). The ceremony was short and amazing. Everyone seemed to have a great time! The kids especially. :-) You can see in pictures and video below.
Some funny conversations with the boys:
Friday night before the wedding, we were talking with the boys at the table. SGG's oldest son, Michael the soon to be 12 yr old, asked "Mom, are you going to cry at the wedding?" SGG responded with "Maybe, are you?" Michael said, "Am I supposed to?"
Saturday night, after being admonished by me for taking 2 liter soda bottle to throw and explode on the street, my son says his uncle, my brother, "If you don't want to get me in serious trouble, you might want to hide the video!" My brother, unperturbed, said "The question is still, did he or did he not have a mentos?" :-) Some of those videos are below....
As for this chapter, it is just beginning, but I learned early Monday morning that for a fellow blogger, his book had ended. Jim Everson, Depot Dad, fellow single dad, courageous soul, and inspiration to those that knew him or read his blog, lost his battle with cancer. Keep his family in your thoughts and prayers. You can read a little more here and here.
My new brother-in-law sent SGG and I these thoughts: