FAMILY WEDDING AT LINDEN HALL

 

OCTOBER 20, 2007

 

DOUG MARRYING MEGAN, WITH ALL THE KIDS IN THE WEDDING PARTY

 

 

I'VE PUT THESE UP IN THE ORDER IN WHICH I TOOK THEM. WHEN CARL

AND I ARRIVED, I WENT UPSTAIRS IN THE BIG MANSION AND FOUND THE

GIRLS ALL DRESSED. MEGAN HAD DONE THEIR HAIR.

 

MELANIE, EMILY, KIMBERLY, ISABELLA

 

 

MELANIE, EMILY, KIMBERLY, ISABELLA

 

 

 

 

KIMBERLY

 

 

EMILY AND ISABELLA

 

 

MELANIE

 

 

MELANIE AND ISABELLA (LIGHT WAS TOO BRIGHT BEHIND THEM)

 

 

LADY MELANIE

 

 

AIDAN (MEGAN'S DAUGHTER) CAME IN AND WAS GREETED BY

EMILY AND ISABELLA

 

 

 

EMILY HUGGING BELLE

 

 

ALL FIVE "LITTLE WOMEN"

 

MELANIE (10), AIDAN (11), KIMBERLY (11)

ISABELLA (3), EMILY (5)

 

 

MELANIE AND KIMBERLY

 

 

TERRIFIC TRIO

 

 

LADY ISABELLA ROSE AWAITS

 

 

KIMBERLY

 

 

MELANIE CORNERED

 

 

MELANIE

 

 

COUCHED...EMILY AND ISABELLA

 

 

KIMBERLY WATCHES MEGAN PUT ON SOME FINISHING TOUCHES

 

 

CARL (GRANDPAPA) COMES UPSTAIRS AND IS GREETED

 

 

A LITTLE CHAIR PEEPING TO PASS THE TIME

 

 

MELANIE AND HER GRANDPAPA

 

 

BATHROOM BELLES

 

 

AT THE TOP OF THE GRAND STAIRCASE

 

 

MEGAN APPLIES EYE MAKEUP TO AIDAN AS KIMBERLY STANDS BY

 

 

"THESE ARE THE VOWS, ISABELLA."

 

 

THE MEN ARRIVE! STEPHEN ON THE FRONT STEPS.

 

 

JOEY, TOO!

 

 

BROTHERS...JOEY (7), STEPHEN (10)

 

 

LAURA ARRIVES AND IS GREETED BY JOEY AND STEPHEN

 

 

 

JOSEPH ALLAN

 

 

DOUG AND COLIN

 

 

STEPHEN, COLIN, JOEY

 

 

LAURA GOES UPSTAIRS TO SEE THE GIRLS

 

 

 

 

VIEW FROM BACK YARD

 

 

LINDEN HALL, BUILT BETWEEN 1911-13

 

 

 

 

 

MAIN ENTRANCE...CARL IS ON PORCH

 

 

VIEW FROM MAIN ENTRANCE LOOKING DOWN TO WEDDING SITE

 

 

THE MEN WAITING FOR THE LADIES TO COME

 

 

MELANIE IS FIRST

 

 

THEN COMES KIMBERLY, FOLLOWED BY AIDAN

 

 

KIMBERLY

 

 

KIMBERLY, WITH MELANIE ALREADY IN PLACE

 

 

TIME FOR THE BRIDE

 

 

 

IT WAS BREEZY, WITH A FAIRLY STRONG GUST NOW AND THEN

 

 

 

 

MEGAN APPEARS, ESCORTED BY COLIN

 

 

 

 

MEGAN'S SISTER, AMY, READS WHILE MEGAN LIGHTS A CANDLE IN HONOR OF THEIR FATHER

 

 

 

 

AN IRISH LOVING CUP

 

 

MAN AND WIFE

 

 

 

MAID OF HONOR AND BEST MAN

 

 

KIMBERLY AND COLIN

 

 

MELANIE AND JOEY

 

 

CARL AND EMILY

 

 

NEAR THE HOUSE AGAIN

 

 

DOUG, MEGAN, STEPHEN, AIDAN, KIMBERLY

 

 

JOEY AND MELANIE

 

 

KIMBERLY

 

 

CARL AND JOEY

 

 

MELANIE

 

 

LAURA, HOLDING ISABELLA, AND MELANIE CHAT WITH DOUG'S

SISTER, DIANE, AND JEFF

 

 

 

LAURA TALKING WITH MEGAN WHILE DIANE HUGS DOUG

 

 

 

 

KIMBERLY

 

 

LAURA

 

 

MELANIE

 

 

CARL AND MELMEL

 

 

WEDDING PARTY (ISABELLA DECIDED NOT TO PARTICIPATE)

 

 

 

HEADING FURTHER DOWN FOR MORE PICTURES

 

 

 

LOOKING BACK UP HILL TOWARD LINDEN HALL

 

PRINCESSES IN THE SUN

 

 

 

JOEY WATCHING

 

 

 

EMILY AND CARL

 

 

DOUG, WITH COLIN, JOEY, STEPHEN

 

 

 

MEGAN WITH THE GIRLS (WELL, 4 OF THEM)

 

 

 

 

STEPHEN AND THE TREE

 

 

AIDAN AND EMILY

 

 

JOEY

 

 

COMING BACK UP TO THE HOUSE

 

 

 

VIEW OFF THE MAIN PORCH

 

 

STEPHEN, JOEY, ISABELLA, LAURA

 

 

TWINS, MELANIE AND STEPHEN

 

 

HMMM? SHOULDN'T THERE BE A BIT OF BOUQUET TOSSING? (MELANIE)

 

 

A LAWNED JOEY

 

 

 

STEPHEN CRACKERED AND JOEY LEMONED

 

 

MELANIE ON THE PORCH

 

 

...AND KIMBERLY

 

FAMILY GROUPING: CARM AND NORM (DOUG'S PARENTS), DOUG, MEGAN, DIANE

AND HUSBAND, KIRK, KIDS IN FRONT

 

 

 

THIS CAME OUT WITH A STRANGE EFFECT, BUT IS SORTA INTERESTING...

JEFF IS SHOWING DOUG A PICTURE HE TOOK OF EMILY AND ISABELLA

DRINKING OUT OF STRAWS (I HAVE PICTURE AT BOTTOM OF PAGE)

 

 

CARL TAKES IN THE VIEW FOR A MOMENT

 

 

STEPHEN

 

 

BROTHERS AT TABLE DISCUSSING ALL THE DIFFERENT THINGS STEPHEN HAS

IN HIS DRINK

 

 

EMILY WITH A VERY LONG TOOTHPICK UNDER HER TONGUE

 

 

AND THEN WITH TWO STRAWS ADDED

 

 

 

 

LAURA AND STEPHEN

 

 

STRAIGHT OUT OF MAXFIELD PARRISH, EH?

 

 

ISABELLA

 

 

IT WOULD BE FUN TO RUN DOWN THAT HILL

 

 

LOOK THERE, GRANDMAMA!

 

 

DOWN THE MAIN STAIRCASE AND INTO THE RECEPTION HALL

 

 

MELANIE AND JOEY

 

 

KIMBERLY AND COLIN

 

 

AIDAN AND STEPHEN

 

 

BRIDE AND GROOM

 

 

THINGS TO DO WITH LARGE CLOTH NAPKINS

 

 

LAURA AND STEPHEN

 

 

STEPHEN AND EMILY

 

 

LAURA TRYING ON KIMBERLY'S SHOE

 

 

 

KIMBERLY SIGNING THE GUESTBOOK/PHOTO

 

 

 

MEL BEHIND THE TOP OF THE CAKE

 

 

MORE PICTURE SIGNING (CARL AND JEFF IN BACKGROUND)

 

 

JOEY AND THE CAKE

 

 

AN OBSERVED SLICING

 

 

MELANIE HANGING OUT

 

 

WAITING TO SEE HOW THE BITE EXCHANGE GOES

 

 

 

 

 

KIMBEE

 

 

I NOTICED ALL THE GIRLS SLIP BACK OUTSIDE AND FOLLOWED, GETTING SOME OF

MY FAVORITE PICTURES OF THE DAY

 

 

 

 

GOLDEN SUNLIGHT ON KIMBEE AND MELSWORTH

 

 

 

EMILY RUNS TO GREET BIG SISTERS

 

 

MEL HANGS OUT...AGAIN

 

 

SOME OF THESE ARE A LITTLE BLURRY, BUT I STILL USED THE ONES I COULD.

JOEY THINKS THE GIRLS HAVE A PERFECTLY GREAT IDEA WITH THE TREE.

 

 

WHAT'S A TUX WHEN A 7-YEAR-OLD BOY SEES A REACHABLE BRANCH?

 

 

 

MONKEY SUITS FOR SURE!

 

 

MELANIE

 

 

 

STEPHEN

 

 

ALMOST BALANCED

 

 

JOEY BEHIND THE TREE, MELANIE CHINNING HERSELF

 

 

 

 

SOME FOLK NEED A LITTLE LIFT TO REACH THE BRANCH

 

 

EMILY

 

 

 

KIMBEE AT THE TURN OF THE MAIN STAIRCASE

 

 

WEDDING CAKE TESTER

 

 

IT'S GOOD!

 

 

 

DURING THE DANCING TIME, EVERYBODY MOVED SO FAST AND MY LITHIUM BATTERY

WAS ON ITS LAST LEGS AND THE PICTURES WERE TAKING MORE SECONDS TO CLICK

THEMSELVES...SO I JUST GOT WHAT I COULD OF THE CONSTANT MOVEMENT

 

 

 

KIMBERLY AND COLIN

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A DADDY/EMILY DANCE

 

 

 

 

 

 

JEFF WAS TOSSING KIMBERLY WAY UP IN THE AIR AS THEY DANCED

 

 

 

I GOT BARE FEETS!

 

 

 

 

JEFF AND LAURA

 

 

THIS IS OBVIOUSLY *NOT* A SLOW DANCE!

 

 

 

 

 

 

MOMMIE GOTS BARE FEETS, TOO!

 

 

MELANIE ON RIGHT

 

 

I NEED A DRINK!

 

 

AIDAN AND STEPHEN

 

 

MELANIE AND KIMBERLY

 

 

STEPHEN KEPT MOMMIE GOIN'!

 

 

LAURA, KIMBERLY, EMILY....STARTING TO GET TIRED

 

 

DEFINITELY GETTING TIRED

 

 

*PUFF, PUFF, PUFF*

 

 

JOEY AND A VERY, VERY, VERY TIRED STEPHEN

 

 

EMILY NESTLES IN GRANDPAPA'S LAP

 

 

 

 

 

GIRL FLOP

 

 

SPLITS IN SATIN DRESSES

 

 

EMILY UNDER KIMBERLY'S SKIRT

 

 

 

 

 

 

AIDAN STARTS A TRAIN

 

 

 

 

THE PICTURES BELOW WERE TAKEN BY JEFF:

 

 

WEDDING DANCE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

THIS IS THE PICTURE JEFF WAS SHOWING DOUG...

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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