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The kitchen was, well, sort of ready, almost.
The tent arrived on the front lawn on Thursday.
Balloons and other necessary accoutrements -- and out-of-town guests -- began pouring in.
Solemnization began as guests arrived at the church . . .
The ceremony left hardly a dry eye in the house.
Afterward we gathered in the sunshine and people took pictures.
The dinner at the Mactaquac Inn was indescribable.
The cake . . . well, no one could believe it tasted even better than it looked.
And then we all went out to the tent on Keswick Ridge.
Afterward, things quieted down.
The next day, there was breakfast under the balloons . . .