someone once said that weddings are both adorned and burdened. expectations to meet and fall short of. vicarious fulfilling of dreams. tension and tears, joy and frustration. hurry up and wait, walk, sit, stand, dance, drink, smile and dance some more.
you participate. you give blessing, rings, daughters and sons, unite and depart.
they’re a little micro metaphor of life at times.
Ten years old and she looks ahead.