My husband's younger brother joined the Navy last year, and while enlisted, he met his future wife. We were invited to be part of the wedding on a beautiful June day in lush Balboa Park in San Diego. It was our first road trip with M. She did really well on the five and a half hour journey from Phoenix to California. It was wonderful for her to be able to spend quality time with her Meemaw, great aunt, uncle and new aunt.
By driving we were able to bring our jogging stroller and took several walks and runs through Balboa Park. We stayed at an awesome hotel that was over 100 years old and directly across from the park. M loved exploring the new environment and didn't want to go to sleep the first night. We took her to the beach and she seemed to be confused by the sand and water.
The bride and her family were so welcoming and loving. We had a bachelorette party at a fantastic little pub that served specialty drinks and was housed in a historic pharmacy. The day of the wedding, a small crowd gathered beneath two trees in Balboa Park and the bride and groom vowed their love to each other. It was touching and meaningful to see the care and respect they have for each other. This was the first time I got to spend time with a groom prior to a wedding, my husband helped him get ready, and served as his best man.
Thank you for a wonderful weekend and for inviting us to be part of your vows and commitment.