Jeff & Heather ~ June 27, 2009

 

On our road-trip to Seattle we stopped in Clovis for Jeff and Heather’s wedding. Jeff is my cousin Jim’s youngest son. It was a wonderful ceremony and reception. I appreciated how relaxed and unpretentious the whole event was. The couples youth and college pastor performed the ceremony and it made it very personal as he had many great experiences with the couple as they’ve grown and matured. We laughed  a lot, even during the ceremony. The recessional was to the Indiana Jones theme…

 

The colors the bride chose were vibrant summer colors. The reception hall was a gymnasium but the elaborate ceiling feature with the flowing fabric and string lights softened the room beautifully. Thank goodness for air conditioning because it was 102 degrees in Clovis during the wedding.

 

That’s a lot of yards of fabric! The centerpieces were individual mini cakes. Each table had a different flavor layered cake. Fun idea. After Jeff and Heather cut their cake and had a bite we all were able to serve ourselves at our individual tables.

 

My cousins with their spouses and kids. One of Jim and Jeanie’s sons isn’t in this photo.

 

The Father and Mother of the groom. My cousins and sister Kathy. The bottom left photo is of Jeanie, her sister Kathy, (who is Kathy B. from Count it All Joy) and me. The last photo is of my long time friends.

 

My parents. My cousin Katrina and her daughter Kristen. My long time friend Heidi and Ken. In the last photo we managed to get a shot of the Ben who was missing in the other family photo with my parents, the bride and groom and my sister Kathy.

Fun times. You should have seen the dance moves the groom and his brother Ben have…quite impressive! They were really cutting the rug! Congratulations Jeff and Heather! May God bless you richly and protect your marriage!

And in the world of the mundane… my time at the computer is limited these days. Today Dear and I are off to the hairdresser and then we have to buy a replacement oven and get it installed. I hope to get some free time soon to visit…

Photobucket is holding all my photos that I stored on their site from 2007-2015 hostage replacing them with ugly grey and black boxes and asking for a large ransom to retrieve them. It is a slow process to go through all my posts deleting the ugly boxes.

About Ellenhttp://I am a wife, mother, baba (grandmother) and a loyal friend. Jesus is my King and my hope is in my future with Him.

11 thoughts on “Jeff & Heather ~ June 27, 2009

  1. Great mosiacs of the day. I didn’t take many photos because of “Camera Bill”. But he takes weeks post processing his so we will see a few at a time.

    I didn’t even notice the roots. Must have been because of the big camera!

    Enjoy each day at home!

  2. Never I have seen that much fabric used like that and it is very pretty!
    So many pretty flowers and the centerpieces are great! Your family along with the bride and groom are sporting those great smiles!
    What a wonderful time you had and thanks for sharing!!

  3. What a fun wedding! And I’m glad you had opportunity to visit with family and friends.

    Here we are having the usual weather and light summer duties.

  4. Ellen
    Do you never change, you look the same as in high school girl.
    The wedding was something to share, I loved all the picture’s.
    Lovely bride and groom. Nice friends and family. Love the colors.
    Thanks again Ellen.
    Your high school friend, Gloria
    I hung out with Susie Brady, Barb Hendrickson, Kathy Custer,
    All the Gloria’s.

  5. Ellen,
    Your pictures are wonderful! I’m so grateful that you were there! I took lousy pictures and many were blurry – I guess I was shaking. Have a wonderful time in Seattle with your family and friends!
    Love, Jeanie

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