...tomorrow, Herr Doktor DGS and I were married on a very hot Saturday at noon at the historic Catholic church in Maryland where F. Scott Fitzgerald and his wife, Zelda are buried. I was getting out the photos for our annual commemorative viewing and thought I'd scan in a few for my blog buddies. We'd used a budget photographer, so the pictures aren't quite the quality I'd aim for now, but the photo above is a candid of the young bride that is one of my favorites--this is before I sweated off all my make-up in the un-airconditioned church.
This is a favorite couple photo by the pro. It was staged after the official ceremony, but you can't light too many symbolic candles, right?
Sorry, Herr Doktor, but I couldn't resist scanning this photo (are you sorry you taught me how?). While I was changing into kimono for our Japanese-style grand re-entrance in new costume, appropriate because we met in Japanese class, my new husband decided to give the maid of honor a visually aided preview of the wedding night.
And yes, that night exceeded all expectations, so much so that the groom was willing to indulge his bride's whim for another costume change--to better understand the male POV, of course. This show of good humor would insure us a life of fun and adventure for two decades and beyond. My Japanese friends loved this picture and said it was proof I'd married a good man. They were right!
A bow of thanks for stopping by!