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North America » Canada » British Columbia » Surrey August 6th 2016

Saturday, August 6th, 2016 Day 4: Surrey, British Columbia - The wedding! Here comes the Bride! My family were the first guests to arrive at the church in Burnaby an hour and a half before the wedding. We had more than enough time to put out the pew bows, get my Mom some coffee, and find our seats. It was a beautiful ceremony with the Goan priest joking about marriage being similar to a phone contract; it is just more difficult to get out of it. Back in Surrey, I found a place where I could get my nails done quickly before the reception. I also had enough time to buy a necklace and earrings to match my dress! Then it was off to the receptions. We heard some eloquent and heartfelt speeches and saw a ... read more
Wedding Mass at Our Lady of Mercy Parish, Burnaby, BC
The Bride and Groom
Wedding Mass at Our Lady of Mercy Parish, Burnaby, BC

North America » Canada » British Columbia » Surrey August 4th 2016

Thursday, August 4th, 2016 Day 2: Surrey, British Columbia - The bow making fiasco! As part of the extended family of the groom, my family was given various tasks associated with the wedding. My younger brother, Brennan, was a groomsman, my sister, Renata, a reader and I, the pew bow designer. Months before the wedding it was decided that my Aunt would get all the supplies and all I would have to do is make the pew bows. My Aunt could not find the coral ribbon required for the bows so she bought orange ribbon instead, thinking it would suffice. I assumed that Petrina, the bride knew about the dilemma and approved the orange ribbon my Aunt selected. As the wedding day approached my sister sent her a picture of an example bow that I made. ... read more

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