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Two Weddings and Some Football

Yesterday was quite a big day. I was blessed to attend the weddings of two of my dear friends, Janelle and Charlee. There were plenty of happy tears shed, and it was great fun to see other friends that I hadn't seen for awhile.

Janelle's wedding was at 9:00 in the morning, and it was my first opportunity to see the inside of the new Oquirrh Mountain Temple. It was beautiful. The sealing was performed by the temple president, and I have never seen a bride more excited to be getting married. She was surrounded by family, and friends from the Singles Ward, and I was so happy, I started crying the minute she and her intended walked into the room. Weddings seem to be even more thrilling when you know the effort it took for them to find each other. It was quite a moment when she let out with an exultant "Yes!" when making her vows. The ceremony was brief, and so I was able to spend a couple of hours visiting with Angel and Holley before heading to the reception. We had a great time. Then up to the reception in Millcreek Canyon (my favorite of all the canyons here). It was a beautiful setting.

Then it was home for a few hours before heading to Bountiful to attend Charlee's wedding. It was a lovely rooftop ceremony. There was beautiful music, wonderful words spoken by the Bishop, and Charlee was so happy. After that, it was time to party. I spent quite a bit of time visiting with old friends from the Singles Ward, and dancing to some fun tunes. We finally closed the reception center down at 10:30.

Finally, after a long day in a skirt and after several helpings of wedding cake, it was home to find out the BYU had defeated Oklahoma. What a perfect end to such a special day.


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