Tuesday, November 9, 2010

Another One Bites the Dust.....

Well, it's all behind us now....Ed's daughter, Anita, was married on Saturday evening.  Her months of planning all came to an end and Friends and Family gathered to help Jimmy and Anita celebrate their wedding vows. 

The venue was the Marland Mansion in Ponca City, Oklahoma, a beautiful historical estate complete with a grand ballroom....the perfect place for a wedding on a gorgeous Autumn evening!

The bride looked stunning.....

The cake was totally awesome....

The ceremony was relaxed, intimate and full of little surprising touches....such as the Bride and Groom sharing their first smooch as man and wife to the tune of the rock classic, "Another One Bites the Dust". 

Ed smoked four large briskets and three turkey breasts and, together, he and I prepared all the trimmings to go with the traditional Texas spread, per Anita's special request.  By the time the ceremony rolled around, we were ready to just enjoy it!  Champagne and beer flowed and everybody just got down to the business of having a good time, which was what the couple wanted. 

There wasn't a dry eye in the place when Father and Daughter waltzed to "I Loved Her First", such a special moment for a daddy and his little girl....

And the happy couple was all smiles as they cut that divine-looking cake!

(Yep, that's "all smiles" for Jimmy!)
Congratulations, Anita and Jimmy Casey!  
We love you both and wish you many, many years 
of Happiness and Joy together!!!
Dad & Jane 

And now, it's back to Normal Life....at least as we know it!   With Thanksgiving right around the corner,  Christmas hot on its heels, and one major Real Estate Exam to conquer, it ought to be interesting to see how "Normal" works out....

Alive & kickin'....


P. S.  I finally got to wear that red dress and those gold shoes.  Ah, yes, those oh-so-sexy shoes turned out to be real killers....they killed my feet!  I ended up doing what most every other woman did (including the Bride), and kicked them off before I kicked up my heels. 


  1. What a beautiful bride. And I am so impressed that you and your hubby cooked the reception food. Sounds like you had a wonderful time.

  2. Jane you look beautiful!

    Sounds like a wonderful day for all! They are a grand looking couple. There is nothing like family! HHL

  3. Lovely photos. The Bride looked stunning.
    You looked lovely!


  4. What a beautiful couple and gorgeous lady in red.

    The cake is fantastic. I might steal the design,lol.

  5. Looked like a wonderful family celebration. What a special Dad and what a beautiful woman you are. Your dress is perfect on you and your wrap is stunning.


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