We’re going to the chapel,
and we’re gonna get married…
Oh, but we already did that, didn’t we?!
The year was 1963, it was August 17th,
and Henry Mancini was singing our song.
~James and Natalie
The days of wine and roses
laugh and run away like a child at play
through the meadow land toward a closing door,
a door marked “Nevermore,” that wasn’t there before.
The lonely night discloses,
just a passing breeze filled with memories
of a golden smile that introduced me to
the days of wine and roses and you.
~Lyrics by Henry Mancini and Johnny Mercer
As a young man marries a young woman, so will your Builder marry you; as a bridegroom rejoices over his bride, so will your God rejoice over you. ~Isaiah 62:5 ✝
**First 3 wedding images via Pinterest, bottom image at our reception