Lioneld: Welcome everyone! We are gathered here today, not to witness the beginning of what will be, but rather what already is! We do not create this marriage, because we cannot. We can and do, however, celebrate with Julie and Colin, and their friends and families the wondrous and joyful occurrence that has already taken place in their lives.
Today we unite Julie Elizabeth McQuade and Colin David Heyes as husband and wife, in accordance with the laws …. Continue reading →
The wedding was Saturday and came together perfectly.
I began to panic when the snow arrived late Friday and the tent was not yet finished in the backyard. But early on Saturday many of our friends and family came to help us get the details in order and they made everything absolutely amazing. The ceremony was held in the tent in the backyard because of the cold. We had hand-warmers and a few heaters, to try and make it …. Continue reading →
Colin & I are holding the ceremony and reception at our house. As many of the locals know, parking can be an issue in the Wilson Park neighborhood area, so I arranged to have the Kappa Delta sorority parking lot available for our guests to use – preventing any nuisance to our neighbors. The KD lot is directly behind our house and guests will only have to …. Continue reading →
Colin and I are not the typical couple getting married. I’ve been married once before and have a 20 year old son and Colin swore for the first three + years we were together that he didn’t “believe in marriage”.
Once I finally convinced Colin that “marriage does exist” I began trying to convince him that our wedding should be more than getting a license and heading to City Hall. Although I did give him that option back in July….lol….. …. Continue reading →
I seem to be asking myself every week, “what is next?” I have a long list of projects I want to complete and with our wedding less than 4 months away, the completion date for many of them just got moved forward.
So this week, what is next?
1. FINALLY finishing the final pieces of our kitchen remodel.
2. Get a contractor for our front porch and rain gutter work.
Thanks to a blog by Seth Godin, this morning I finally found a term for what I want to be “when I grow up”….. an “impresario”. The title of the blog post, “Impresarios.”
I’ve had a lot of jobs or “careers” over the last 20 years – US Air Force member, pet store manager, dog trainer, retail management, graphic designer, restaurant manager, planning technician, real estate marketing, sales, and property manager. I was …. Continue reading →