Table with cards
cake tree - only 24 out of almost 300 petit fours are sugar free - these were probably all that was left to take a picture of!
entry table decor
champagne - actually, I think it was sparkling wine. Tastes better to most people, and a lot cheaper.
Meat! This was explicitly for tasting yummy, and getting in people's beards.
veggie roll things
corn cakes with crab stuff
carved fruit display
faux stained glass
more food and decor
Dr Seuss tree in the gallery
petting the pup afterwards
Ryan's cousin Dylan
Lots of people
Russ, Ryan, Alex
Russ and others in background
Ryan, Ross and I talking in the tiny booth next to the cinema - this was also my chance to eat something so I was trying to hide for a few minutes.
Me with beer
It's fancy because my pinky is up
Zack and Amy
Our special toast glasses, they belonged to Ryan's grandmother
the champagne for the wedding party toast
Mom and Dad, Ryan and I
Ryan and I toasting
People toasting, notably Ryan's Mom
Mom and Dad
A couple of Ryan's Aunts, and an Uncle.
A few of my cousins. Totally rocking the Abe Lincoln look, which is awesome to me.
Ryan's cousin Josh and a couple of his kids.
More cousins and friends and such.
Few more friends.
Kent, being a goof.
More of Ryan's folks.
Brett and Russ
Nathan, Alex, Sarah
Mom, Dad, and I
The Hipp event coordinator that helped us so much, and our picnic baskets of goodies the catering team put together for us!
Ryan and a camera guy from the tv station.
Nathan and Ryan's Dad Tom.
Ryan and Russ.
John and his date (Ashley)
Ronny and Tachi
Some more of Ryan's folks (and Shannon)
A couple more cousins.
Ryan's cousin Jenny.
Ryan's Dad Tom, Ryan's Aunt Arlene, and Ashley
More costumed finery
My mom and ryan's mom
My mom and Virginia
Ryan, Ross, Tara (who graced us with her singing skills)
Dad and I
All ready to go, check out that train.
Ross begins his best man speech/act
This looks like a dangerous speech.
Unfortunately, he's informed via magical invisible earpiece that Hippodrome policy does not allow the paintball gun
ah well, needs must
Ronny, Virginia, and Tachi watch the show
Tachi needs help with her hat
This show sure is funny (and it sure does embarrass Ryan)
All watching attentively
Tachi has a hard time focusing
Ross regains his composure
He has more hair than Ryan
Us and Parents
Throngs of people
Camera crew - Ryan's Uncle John, who managed the camera broadcast from the cinema to the gallery, along with Ann, JT, and Ashley.
Those incriminating bachelor party photos
Much more polite parasol usage
Talking to Jane about our dresses (I made mine, she made hers! We are so crafty!)
Sign on the green room door (the ladies got ready in the green room)
My undies, let me show you them.
I totally made that corset!
Does this make my butt look big? (I made the bustle too! TV101)
Reclining so you can see my awesome socks.
Helping Jane with her corset
What, why am I standing on this couch?
Skirt close up
Getting the lace up corset/bodice thing set up.
Skirt close up.
Mom helping with the lacing.
The ladies in the green room.
Toilet stalls in the green room
Keely helping me with my shoes. (Thanks! Seriously!)
Getting shoes finally sorted out
Now just talking about shoes.
Fixing the hat and veil.
Testing it out.
Fluffing the train.
Ok, if I stand really still it all works.
Showing my petticoat.
Virginia and I
Mom, Virginia and I
Mom and I
The costumed folks.
With Ryan's immediate family
Ryan and Ross
With my immediate family
With my parents and grandparents
with my grandparents
with Ryan's grandma
Tara and I
With my nana
with my nana
Ryan and Russ
Ryan and Nathan
Ryan and Tachi
Coming down the stairs
Pretending to dance in the partially finished basement
At the threshold...of more costume storage
Looking at the mirror
Shadow in the mirror
Basement Elevator Control Room
Climbing out a 3rd floor window
Fancy lighting thanks to the holiday decorations
Overlooking the city
Climbing back in the window
Alex and Daniel out front
Keely and JT
Sitting and waiting for everyone else.
Group heading down the stairs, Russ heading down faster than everyone else. Thankfully no upkilt shot.
Group on the steps, with somewhat more decorum.
Group walking down the sidewalk, ready to take on the pubs!
Cigar smoking by the menfolk
More cigar smoking
Trying to move my dress through the crowd. I think a lot of people touched my train. It kinda makes me feel a little dirty.
On the porch at Lillians.
Russ showing approval.
Crowd on the porch again.
More crowd on the porch.
On the move to the next location.
Chillin' at Brophy's
So great to sit
I think I'll kick my feet up and have a beer.
Russ and Shannon
Ryan delivering beer.
Watching the Karaoke
Russ firmly on ODG duty.
Singing along perhaps?
Watching the Karaoke again
Ryan and Hofstetter are conspiring behind me, I can feel it.
New Year's kiss.
Do I have anything in my teeth?
John and Ashley