We were invited to attend the wedding of one of The Yankee’s former students. She was marrying her college sweetheart. As the two Auburn alumni walked back up the aisle, having been announced to everyone gathered at the lovely country home wedding, the classical guitar band played War Eagle.
Later, after the food there were the dances. The bride and groom danced to a Jason Mraz song — I called it on the way to the wedding. The bride and her father enjoyed a Steven Curtis Chapman song. The groom and his mother danced … to the Cupid Shuffle. After that and all of the other things you see at weddings, everyone gathered for the traditional tosses.
Here one of the bride’s former classmates demonstrates the thrill of bouquet victory:
And another shows us the agony of “I might not ever marry now” defeat.
It was the minister’s first marriage ceremony. They had a reception band that insisted on turning everything into a Jack Johnson-type song.
The groom’s truck was decorated in the traditional, embarrassing style.
(As we left we wondered how that didn’t happen to us. We had valet parking. That’s the way to go, friends.)
Despite that tiny setback, it was a beautiful day for an outdoor wedding to see two nice young people, Dan and Ally, exchange vows. Glad we got to be there.