Sunday, October 21, 2012

What a weekend

I spent a delightful weekend attending a wedding party in Baltimore, Maryland. My beautiful niece, Kim, was married recently in a simple ceremony and the party was held on Saturday night. Simple – perfect – an absolute delight.

It started with an open house that afternoon at the home of the bride & groom in Federal Hill.

 

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Federal Hill is oh, my gosh – beautiful and so rich in history.

Many of the homes are on the national historic register.

(Those are my two sons walking to our car).

 

 

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The view from our hotel room, facing the Inner Harbor. That’s the traffic circle at President’s and Aliceanna Streets, home of a golden memorial.

 

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The National Katyn Massacre Memorial.

 

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The reception was held at The Red Star, a totally cool bar & grill on Wolfe Street at the Inner Harbor. The food was delicious, the company was fantastic, and the band was so fun.

This morning, before we checked out, some of us took a walk along the Inner Harbor. What perfect weather we had ~

 

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Federal Hill.

 

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Bob & Helen – the parents of the bride.

I love how happy they look.

(Helen is my husband’s sister).


 

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The bride & groom.

Congratulations to Kim & Pete ~

It was a great weekend.

 

 

how was yours?

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21 comments:

Cloudia said...

Congrats, Kids- you are off to a great start!


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Michelle said...

I've never been to Baltimore; looks neat!

We had company Friday evening through this morning, so lots of cooking. But my guys left to get wood this morning, so I got some quiet time to work, check blogs, and school my training horse. I feel restored!

Sabrina said...

So beautiful! Congratulations to the happy couple :)

Candace said...

What a beautiful area, I love those places so rich in history.

GailO said...

Glad you had a great weekend Kate!The photos are beautiful:) My husband and I have just finished watching season 4 of The Wire which has left a really unrealistic view of Baltimore in my mind I have to say! I don't think that series ever goes to one beautiful place like Federal Hill during the entire show! It is so nice to see this gorgeous side of the city:)

The Weaver of Grass said...

Lovely to see everyone looking so happy. How lucky they are to live in Baltimore - one of my favourite cities in the US. That Borders bookshop is always the place I go first. I don't know that particular Street, but the whole place is beautiful.

Jill of All Trades said...

Congrats. Great pic's of a lovely event. I've never been to Baltimore, will have to visit for sure.

BUSH BABE said...

Gorgeous couple. Their happiness shines clear out of the last photo! And I love your glimpses of Baltimore... adding to the Must See list.
;-)
BB

Chesapeake Bay Woman said...

Wonderful.

Daryl said...

what a lovely time .. so glad you had such great weather ... SO glad both boys, er, young men accompanied you ... and the happy couples both clearly are smiling with mouth AND eyes!

Mental P Mama said...

My weekend was great, but not as photogenic as yours!! xoxo

Carolynn Anctil said...

What?! No pictures of the dress?!?

It looks like a fabulous weekend, with perfection showing up everywhere. Lovely.

Kerri said...

Oh I Just LOVE Baltimore! Glad you had a nice weekend! You deserve it :)

Karen said...

We had a great weekend too.. but yours was wonderful!!!.. the bride and groom are beautiful... and what a city! I've never been... thanks for the tour!

mrs mediocrity said...

What a lovely couple! Sounds like it was a perfect day.

Woman Seeking Center said...

Baltimore, saturated in history, is an amazing city ~ and near inner harbor seems a perfect location for a wedding....

Love your images - you've really caught the 'feel' of that area.

And what fun to steal away for a day of celebration, good food, family and fun!

PS Nice pic of your boys (tho that's about as close a shot range as any guy likes to have a camera isn't it?! lol)

becky up the hill said...

Happy for your weekend!

beth said...

such happiness....all around.....and spread here for all of us to share.....xo

Diane Cayton-Hakey said...

Gorgeous color and you know how much I love the Inner Harbor. Cannot wait to visit there again.

Great looking bride and groom! Happy times for the entire family.

Lili said...

What perfect weather for the happy couple's wedding. Just gorgeous. And Federal Hill looks awesome. Sounds like a wonderful weekend for everyone! xo

The Japanese Redneck said...

Congrats to the newly weds.

A beautiful place!