My grandpa was a photographer. Instead of throwing rice, the guests used the flashes from their cameras.
This is my grandmother and grandfathers wedding photo from the 1920's, I swear they didn't always look this grumpy!
Oh man, I was so scared of their grumpiness I almost didn't post this. Just kidding! They look perfectly sunny to me, but maybe that's because I come from a city where it rains 300 days a year. This is as peppy as we get around here.
Dad was a Lieutenant Colonel in the Army Corps of Engineers. Mom & Dad got married at Ft. Lewis Washington after the war, and his men decorated this earth mover as their "carriage" from the chapel to the reception. This is a colorized black and white, and I especially like how they drew in a rainbow in the background.
This is my grandparents at their wedding in the early 50s. My grandma was almost 4 months pregnant but still managed to fit into this teensy outfit! The were married until she passed away unexpectedly in 2008. They spend fifty five years together, bickering, laughing and generally being amazing.
Looks like it was more of a tiny squeeze for your petite grandmother to fit in that lovely suit. Beautiful at a turning point in a beautiful relationship!
my parents got married on march 18th 1972. they were 19 years old. they started to date at 15. we all know marraige is hard and raising kids and running a house is hard. but they made it work and are still going strong. they raised three girls and are now grandparents of 5. i wish them 40 more years of bliss!
Ohmygosh I held onto this submission for a long time, just to post it today. HAPPY 40th ANNIVERSARY!