yes, yes, getting on the ferry to go to ucluelet. a little worried about the storms.
driving in the dark and dismal/the road to the very west coast of vancouver island.
arrive in ucluelet. it stops raining. find appropriate wedding day symbols.
meet with the ladies of the bridal party. charmed right away.
the bride’s family double-timing as florists.
if you didn’t know – now you do. this wedding was in canada.
tracie and her dress. unpretentious. relaxed. setting the tempo for her day.
all the ladies in the house.
arriving at the wedding venue. met with joy & bubbles.
preparing for the record release…i mean wedding.
getting the flowers prepared.
ready to lead the way.
this actually happens more often than anyone would imagine:)
a circle where the marriage is center.
alright. don’t blink. fastest wedding ceremony in the west.
ladies & gentlemen – it was a yes!
cuter than buttons from a day when buttons were cute.
portrait of the bride and her papa.
the flower girl and her family.
a commitment to love & adventure.
ready to sail the stormy seas.
the boys made her do it. obviously.
added blessings to the wedding.
mandatory west coast plaids. son & dad.
fabulous glamping style award goes to…..
hmmmmm…..prize for the ladies above. prize for the gent.
the mason jar toast.
smiles during the speeches.
what to have at the feast in the wilderness? a lot of tasty things.
no cake. beloved canadian doughnuts instead. almost gone before i made it there.
the ballistic pig. that was the name of the most fabulous wedding band.
the mischievous ones. well, that was my guess anyway.
papa on the get down.
the beautiful lady from england showing the ruffians how it is done.
and the crowd goes wild!
the flower girl dreams after her big day.
groom and his best man with their wedding blush.
a little mosh pit and nirvana for the wild things.
wow! the best man & his lady looking bright the next morning.
these two lovelies celebrating their anniversary the day after the wedding.
a little morning walk to make some beach photos since we were near the beach!
i wasn’t really there. o.k. yes i was! and with my camera too. yay!
driftwood. fingers. rings.
amidst the gentle greens.
puzzle pieces perfectly fit.
hope you enjoyed a little glimpse of this special day on the coast –
where the sun regaled all for a moment
and love was deeply celebrated with family and friends
until late, late, late, into the night –
i mean morning.
all the best to you, tracie & drew.
looking forward to our hike in the spring.
more photos at stasia-g.com
apologies to the orthography patrols.
i just prefer the lower case.