Aunt Patty and Uncle Chris’s Wedding

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we furry bambinos are so furry delighted to be able to share stories and photos from Aunt Patty and Uncle Chris’s wedding festivities! today, i will tell you all about their wedding ceremony!

Aunt Patty and Uncle Chris got married last friday in a very large, very special church called a cathedral: St. Paul Cathedral. it is in pittsburgh, pennsylvanicat, which is where mom’s fambly lives, and where mom, Aunt Patty, and Uncle Jim grew up. This is a photo of the outside of St. Paul Cathedral:

this is a photo taken inside the church. note the beeyootiful stained glass windows:

mommy had a funny title: matron of honor. she wore a scooped neck, sleeveless, knee-length, sable (brown or taupe depending on the light) dress. the dress has a petal pink bow around the waist.

Aunt Patty was escorted down the aisle from the back of the church by Uncle Jim. midway down the aisle, Grampa joined Aunt Patty and Uncle Jim, and the three of them continued up the aisle to the altar. Jim removed Patty’s blusher veil, Jim and Grampa gave Patty kisses, and then Patty joined Uncle Chris.

this is the part where the priest says, you may now smootch you may now kiss the bride. you can see Patty’s bouquet of calla lilies very well in this photo.

this is right after the priest introduced Aunt Patty and Uncle Chris as a married couple for the first time. Patty is looking toward the camera, and you can see how very happy she looks. you can get a good view of Patty’s gown and headpiece in this photo. Patty’s gown is a deep ivory strapless a-line gown with rouching around the waist. Patty wore a matching Juliet cap with a veil that Gramma sewed on just hours before the wedding! Doesn’t Aunt Patty look just beeyootiful?

this is a photo of Gramma and Grampa with Aunt Patty in the church after the wedding ceremony was over. Gramma and Grampa look very sweet posing with their younger daughter. Aunt Patty is wearing Gramma’s borrowed pearls from her own wedding, 42 years ago!

some of the photos were taken outside the church. this is the wedding party, including mom, Patty, Chris, and Peter, the Best Man. Peter is Uncle Chris’s youngest brother.

Aunt Patty and Uncle Chris planned to walk from the church to the reception, about five city blocks away. so they got started walking. mommy said that Uncle Chris’s outfit was called “a three piece tuxedo with tails”. funny, he doesn’t look anything like panda bear or any of the other tuxedo kitties i know! where are his tails? and why would he have more than one tail?

however, it was sunny and about 90 degrees F (about 32 degrees C) on their wedding day. after they walked about a block, Uncle Chris said he was too hot, and Aunt Patty said that her feeties hurted. so they were escorted from the church to the reception in mommy and daddy’s white room that moves. mommy and daddy call it a “honda civic” (whatever that means).

ok, that’s all for now! next time, panda bear will tell you about their wedding reception! be sure to come back to see photos of the best wedding cake ever!

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Wednesday, July 23, 2008 7:47 am

Poppy Q @ 7:47 am #

Oh thanks for sharing such wonderful pictures of the wedding. Your aunty and uncle look great, and we wish them a very happy life together.

Doesn’t your mom look great – I think she got an awesome matrons outfit to wear. Very smart.

Wednesday, July 23, 2008 2:36 pm

What a beautiful couple! They look very elegant. Your mom looks fabulous, too!

Wednesday, July 23, 2008 8:53 pm

HotMBC @ 8:53 pm #

Aw that’s furry sweet. And so purrty! Wow!

Thursday, July 24, 2008 2:49 am

Tammy Faye @ 2:49 am #

My Mom sez thanx for posting the pics and telling us about the wedding! She ooohed and aawwed and giggled. She sed you and your family look very purrty!

Thursday, July 24, 2008 8:51 am

Great pikturs ~ we iz furry happy for Aunt Patty and Uncle Chris and are sending all of you many purrs…

Thursday, July 24, 2008 8:53 am

Cats @ 8:53 am #

SnowForest human here: Thank you Padre, Panda Bear, Meerkat and Mom Sue for your supportive words following the recent loss of our dear Forest ~ we truly appreciate your kindness and would like to send you guys many well wishes…

Friday, July 25, 2008 10:44 pm

Derby @ 10:44 pm #

Pretty pictures. Mum said with that she really liked the head piece!

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