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sarah and john . misty farm, ann arbor . wedding

She was playing the ukulele when I came in and he was looking up old episodes of one of my favorite tv shows on netflix… relaxed and ready for their day.  I think the best thing you can do on your wedding day is to enjoy it.  These are the frames I picked to tell their story.  I asked Sarah to say a few words about her day for me to share (thanks Sarah!)

from Sarah :

i could write for a long time about this — how happy we were that family and friends came from near and far to celebrate with us, how touched we were that my sister surprised us with a handmade quilt comprised of squares from various family & friends, how perfect the day was (storm and all!), how wonderful the music was (quartet AND jazz band), how delicious the food and drink was, how amazing the decor was, how thoughtful our minister was, and so many other hows.  but, i think i’ll just say that weddings go by in a whirlwind.  i was told that mine would be over in an instant.  and that proved mostly true – it felt like it was over in about seven instants:  pre-wedding, wedding, relief! [read: cocktail hour!], giant terrifying-for-3-minutes-but-ultimately-a-crowd-pleaser thunderstorm, delicious dinner, dancing.  each instant went by… instantly!  thank you melissa for capturing everything so perfectly so john & i could live in the instants.  we had the time of our lives!

catering – eat
planing – luna soirree
florist – pot & box
desserts – sweet heather anne
music – easy street jazz band
venue – misty farm
photographer – me!
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