Be joyful even though you have considered all the facts...practice resurrection. -Wendell Berry

Thursday, August 20, 2015

more pictures from the birch wedding

The bride's dear friend Meghan
did some lovely hairstyling.
Here is the bride's.
The bride and groom and officiant, sam.
The groom's mama made the quilt, draped on the arch that we built.
The bride's sisters, Lindsey and Hannah,
sang Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeroes
The groom's sister  Eliza and the bride,
with James Taylor's
"You Can Close Your Eyes".

The groom's mama read Wendell Berry's
"Manifesto: The Mad Farmer Liberation Front".

Kaitlyn, a college friend of the bride 
read an edited version of Andrea Gibson's
"Say Yes".
The cutest hug ever.
One of the carefree flower girls
is a birch swinger.
The traditional first dance...
The bride took the very first nap of her life 
on her fairy godmother Franny's shoulder.
Here's Franny, the bride, me and Lindsey 
having a little fun.
The groom baked the cake with real Vermont maple syrup.
There was not a crumb left at the end of the day.
The newest member of our family.
We like to see it growing.

With many, many thanks to Meghan Doherty,
for taking so many fun photos all day long.
That woman is a gem.


  1. Lovely, lovely photos! Such a beautiful day. Congratulations!!

  2. Beautiful wedding & beautiful setting. It looked like such a joyous day. Thank you for sharing it with us all.

  3. "One could do worse than be a swinger of birches."

  4. Such a wonderful natural wedding.

  5. Oh my...getting a bit weepy here. Where have the years gone. You guys are all so cute. Love you!!

  6. So wonderful! Thank you for sharing this very special time with us all.