On a gusty Friday afternoon, with our umbrellas in hand, my 8-year-old daughter and I braved unseasonal heavy downpours to attend a very special wedding.
I remember, as an 8-year-old girl, being enthralled by everything to do with weddings. The flowers, the romance, the fairytales, and yes, even the kissing. But more than anything else, the bridal dresses had me utterly entranced. And, as a budding seamstress, I would spend hours on end sketching the most extravagant designs as I daydreamed about my own wedded future.
My daughter is just as fascinated with weddings, and was simply thrilled when, earlier this year, her beloved school teacher announced her own engagement. The upcoming wedding soon became a daily topic of conversation in our home, so it was exceptionally exciting news when Continue reading