(MI in July: part two)
Two special people got married last month.
And two fams, to which the two special people belong, got to meet for the first time
...and spend an unforgettable week together
...on the shores of Lake Mich.
King o' beach haus.
Obsessed w/ this bb.
Exploring South Haven with a cool niece.
James—Aussie-based fan of American cuisine (and avid watcher of Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives)—tries his first tamale at the farmers market.
"What'd ya think, mate?"
Brooke, shortly after discovering the rental house did not lack for toy horses.
THE BAN MAN.
A solo side trip to explore the antique mall.
Bags and Bulls jerseys and costume jewelry for days.
Gang's all here. #familycamp
...WILL B KIDZ!
Pre-fireworks entertainment/impromptu Taylor Swift tribute act featuring Brooke and Rei.
Fireworks display o'er the lake.
My purple rm.
Fourth o' July parade in South Haven.
HOME O' THE BRAVE (fashion choices).
Lovely Aunt Florie–orchestrated lunch for Mare and the ladies.
More presents to open. (Getting married = TUFF!)
Rehearsal in Plainwell. Backyard of our youth.
Before this happened, the restaurant put "CONGRATS MARY AND ROB" on the sign, figuring it must be the two vegans getting hitched. #lol
Amanda celebrating the little bach'lette.
Niece art at wedding luncheon #2. (Getting married = MEALS ON MEALS ON MEALS!)
Off to the drag races. #previouslyonthebachelor
July 7, 2013, in Watervliet, Michigan. Day finally here!
Getting ready in the henhouse. (Actually used to be a henhouse.)
Great pic by Katie. Mary in my mom's wedding veil from the '70s.
Great print by Angus's sister, Lisa.
Here comes the.
Liars/High Places wedding band.
You're all I need to get by.
Amazing vegan wedding cakes by Em.
Pic by an obvious profesh.
And then a not-so-profresh. #me
Allison & Zay.
Brooklyn doing her thing.
Fell in love with the Andrew family this week, not least of which for the way they can cut a rug.
MARY & ANGUS 4EVR.