To The Venue For Last Minute Preparations...

"Love is like a friendship caught on fire."

The Wedding Weekend Preparations (Page Five)

Page 1 - Overview
Page 2 - The Rehearsal| Page 3 - Rehearsal Dinner| Page 4 - After The Dinner
Page 5 - Preparations| Page 6 - Wedding| Page 7 - The Reception
Page 8 - Back At The Hotel/Going Home

The wedding is just hours away but the wedding party went to the venue at 2:00 for last minute preparations, Green Mountain Ranch did a nice job of having everything ready to go!


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Final preparations and arrival of the guests for the Parsons/Lind wedding

Final preparations and arrival of the guests for the Parsons/Lind wedding
"I am ready as I will ever be!"

Final preparations and arrival of the guests for the Parsons/Lind wedding
The signs are up and ready to welcome everyone!

Final preparations and arrival of the guests for the Parsons/Lind wedding
Becca and Zack have been very busy!

Final preparations and arrival of the guests for the Parsons/Lind wedding
We are at the right place

Final preparations and arrival of the guests for the Parsons/Lind wedding
Everything was perfect

Final preparations and arrival of the guests for the Parsons/Lind wedding
Cowboys and Angels.... That works!

Final preparations and arrival of the guests for the Parsons/Lind wedding
The Grandmother of the Groom gets decorated

Final preparations and arrival of the guests for the Parsons/Lind wedding
Perfect match for the dress

Finding Our Table Was Easy

Final preparations and arrival of the guests for the Parsons/Lind wedding
What a great idea!

Final preparations and arrival of the guests for the Parsons/Lind wedding
Never throw out an old window!

Final preparations and arrival of the guests for the Parsons/Lind wedding
There is an artist in the group!

Final preparations and arrival of the guests for the Parsons/Lind wedding
The head table overlooks the lake!

Final preparations and arrival of the guests for the Parsons/Lind wedding
No doubt who is sitting here

Final preparations and arrival of the guests for the Parsons/Lind wedding
R & Z - It's catchy

Final preparations and arrival of the guests for the Parsons/Lind wedding
The tables were simple but exquisite!

Final preparations and arrival of the guests for the Parsons/Lind wedding
The chapel was out in the open... Perfect weather... Perfect day!

Final preparations and arrival of the guests for the Parsons/Lind wedding
We know who we are...

Final preparations and arrival of the guests for the Parsons/Lind wedding
The DJ sets up the lighting

Final preparations and arrival of the guests for the Parsons/Lind wedding
Right on!

Final preparations and arrival of the guests for the Parsons/Lind wedding
We found the ol' watering hole

Final preparations and arrival of the guests for the Parsons/Lind wedding
Gary provides adult supervision - We are in trouble!

Final preparations and arrival of the guests for the Parsons/Lind wedding
Every detail was handled wonderfully - Complete with Baby's Breath

Downstairs Everything Seems Ready

Final preparations and arrival of the guests for the Parsons/Lind wedding
Chairs aligned and covered and the floor is decorated with leaves

Final preparations and arrival of the guests for the Parsons/Lind wedding
The altar came from Whittier...

Final preparations and arrival of the guests for the Parsons/Lind wedding
Upper left is the wedding reception area

Final preparations and arrival of the guests for the Parsons/Lind wedding
So very peaceful...

Final preparations and arrival of the guests for the Parsons/Lind wedding
The Old Coot makes a ripple.... Gee, that sounds familiar

Back Up To The Reception Area FInal Preps Are Getting Underway

Final preparations and arrival of the guests for the Parsons/Lind wedding
The "Make Your Own Picture" area is set up

Final preparations and arrival of the guests for the Parsons/Lind wedding
So peaceful.... An amazing venue

Final preparations and arrival of the guests for the Parsons/Lind wedding
Checking for last minute details

Final preparations and arrival of the guests for the Parsons/Lind wedding
Yes... It is in the air!

We Are Getting Close.... Here Comes The Bride

Final preparations and arrival of the guests for the Parsons/Lind wedding
Zack welcomes his bride

Final preparations and arrival of the guests for the Parsons/Lind wedding
Connor is getting nervous

Final preparations and arrival of the guests for the Parsons/Lind wedding
The train gets a lot of help

Did You Know? - Trains in modern (20th and 21st century) bridal wear have their own terminology:

  • Cathedral train - also known as a monarch train, this can measure up to eight feet (2.4 metres). A royal cathedral train is considered the longest, most formal train, measuring up to ten feet (3 metres) or more.
  • Chapel train - a medium length train up to five feet (1.1 to 1.5 metres) long
  • Court train - in bridal terminology, a court train is a narrow train extending 1 metre behind.
  • Sweep train - a short train that does not necessarily reach the floor. It is so called because it might just sweep the ground
  • Watteau train - a modern version of the pleated backs (called 'Watteau pleats') seen in 18th century sack-back gowns.

Final preparations and arrival of the guests for the Parsons/Lind wedding
Noah... Stop that!

Time For Some Pictures

Final preparations and arrival of the guests for the Parsons/Lind wedding
They are heading for wedding pictures ahead of the ceremony... Excellent plan

Final preparations and arrival of the guests for the Parsons/Lind wedding
Across the lake and through the woods

Final preparations and arrival of the guests for the Parsons/Lind wedding
We had to do a double take... The white rock seemed to join the wedding party

Final preparations and arrival of the guests for the Parsons/Lind wedding
The perfect pose

Final preparations and arrival of the guests for the Parsons/Lind wedding
Flowers up... Flowers down

Last Minute Arrivals

Final preparations and arrival of the guests for the Parsons/Lind wedding
Sue greets Sandy and Leroy

Final preparations and arrival of the guests for the Parsons/Lind wedding
"OK... You can now proceed"

Final preparations and arrival of the guests for the Parsons/Lind wedding
Colleen! The lens is four times bigger than the camera!

The Crowds Are Entering The Chapel

Final preparations and arrival of the guests for the Parsons/Lind wedding
Romantic doesn't seem to cover it

Final preparations and arrival of the guests for the Parsons/Lind wedding
It's magic

Final preparations and arrival of the guests for the Parsons/Lind wedding
The procession is forming

Final preparations and arrival of the guests for the Parsons/Lind wedding
Flower girl Lilly is ready to toss roses!
One very proud papa!

Final preparations and arrival of the guests for the Parsons/Lind wedding
The long walk!

Final preparations and arrival of the guests for the Parsons/Lind wedding
We stalled about 15 minutes because of a large accident on the I-15

Final preparations and arrival of the guests for the Parsons/Lind wedding
The party is ready to walk

Final preparations and arrival of the guests for the Parsons/Lind wedding


Page 1 - Overview
Page 2 - The Rehearsal| Page 3 - Rehearsal Dinner| Page 4 - After The Dinner
Page 5 - Preparations| Page 6 - Wedding| Page 7 - The Reception
Page 8 - Back At The Hotel/Going Home