Continuing with my series o' joy, here are some of the big smiley moments from the ceremony, plus a little before & a little after.
My mom's friend Linda, upon sighting me & my entourage walking towards the church.
Our groomsman Adam's awesome girlfriend Molly, who I had only met a few times before the wedding, but ended up being a do-anything, help-everywhere superhero.
My sister & bridesmaids and our minister, sporting big grins as my littlest nephew speeds down the aisle towards them. :)
These two go together. :) I forgot exactly what our minister said to prompt the wave from Justin's nephew (below), but I remember how smiley & happy it made us. See, just look at us (above)!
This is around the time that our minister extemporized a bit about the particular challenges that an introvert (Justin) & an extrovert (Stacey) have in their relationship. Because we both so very stereotypically embody those definitions, the whole congregation cracked up. As did we.
I like to make big smiley faces at Justin to get him to lighten up sometimes. That is not what is happening here. We're both simply giggle-grinning with joy, just after being pronounced husband & wife and smooching.
I love our smiles in this pic, but even more, I love looking at all the loving faces around us, also smiling joyfully.
A lovely hug with my sister in the church mansion hallway.
The whole dang wedding party, arrayed along the awesome oval staircase. Check out those grins! :)