Friday, August 6, 2010

Wedding Venue

The barn is built, all 6,000+ garlic bulbs are dug out of the ground and hung to dry in the new barn, and a million other details wrapped up to arrive at the wedding venue where we had the rehearsal last night with not a minute to spare. Whew..............., for the first morning in many, many months, we were able to actually wake up, breathe, and wonder "what shall we do today?" instead of wondering which of the 50+ things that didn't get finished yesterday should be at the top of the priority pile. The rehearsal dinner is tonight but all is set for that as we dropped off a tub-full of flowers from our home and farm plus 2# of mixed freshly-harvested garlic bulbs to the chef yesterday afternoon.

I don't know how many photos I'll actually post, but I'll let you see where the wedding of my younger son is being held. It is beautiful and to say we are thrilled is the understatement of the day. :-)

Photo: Outdoor wedding on a farm - there will be many more chairs set up and the photo does not do justice to the gorgeous flowers that are everywhere. August is the best month in Michigan for outdoor weddings, especially this year when the rain and heat have allowed all gardens and flowers to reach their peak in beauty early!

 Photo: Perfect wedding day forecast with a high of 82, less humid, and clear, clear skies!

I'll repeat - we are thrilled beyond words to have reached this milestone with our family. I already have a special hankie in my purse that won't disintegrate with tears of happiness, indeed bliss. :-) :-)

"Cultivate your life - you are what you grow - inch by inch, row by row"

Diana Dyer, MS, RD


Anonymous said...

Beautiful! I hope everything is perfect.

Kateri said...

What a perfect place for a wedding! So glad you got the barn finished and the garlic crop in prior to the wedding!

Cynthia said...

By now the wedding is done! Best wishes to your son and his bride!

Mimi's Toes said...

I work with your brother, Geoff. He sent me the information on your garlic business. I am so impressed with your story. I am starting to research the best foods to eat in dealing with colitis and IBS. I look forward to reading your blog and hope to learn some new and healthier ways of nutrition.
I hope the wedding was a magical time for you and the family. I love the setting for the wedding.