My little bro Bobby got married this past weekend to a really sweet girl with an absolutely lovely family. They got married up in Portland, Maine so Cam and I took a couple of days up there to visit. It wasn’t really what I expected at all – but then again my last visit to Portland was the one in Oregon (so not the same). This Portland was much smaller and more quaint. And the people were so nice. We also got to do dinner with one of my best friends from college, Mandy, and her new hubby Apples, which was awesome! Miss her so much!
Got some photos here. I won’t lie: there was some drinking. But we had to in order to stay warm. That place has some ocean breezes.
We’re one-year in. Amazing how quick it went, but then again we were busy. Sold two houses, bought one, moved, had a big party for friends and family, went to the U.K. Lots of great experiences with some rough times to even things out. But, I think we’ll go a little slower next year.
Here’s our celebration — first anniversary is paper, right? We had someone on Etsy do a wedding portrait for us. We’re so darn cute.
We got hitched Saturday, May 16th, 2015 at the Lodge on Lake Lure in the mountains of North Carolina. It was a bit warmer than we wanted so we wound up getting married up by the lodge instead of on the dock. But it was a beautiful spot and – as it happened – right outside our room. We had a great officiant and got to come up with our own vows. We both cried. Our parents cried. I think everyone cried. It was great!
We had a lovely dinner afterwards and our siblings and parents got to hang out and enjoy the lodge. Skye and Ben took excellent care of Nala for us so Cam and I could relax after a very busy day. It was really beautiful and a great weekend all around.
Pictures! Our wedding photographer took a bunch of good ones for us and you can see the album on Flickr. Here’s one to tide you over, and another we took the evening before after a great dinner at my parents cabin on Lake Adger. Nate and Cyrus gave me the flowers for my hair. <3
So it turns out there’s quite a bit more competition for “mcfarland” domains than “riehle” domains. Cameron and I looked high and low for a good domain but they were all either taken (mcfarland.com, mcfarland.net, mcfarla.nd) or lame (mcfarland.us, mcfarland.life). Until we discovered mcfarland.ninja. And then we were happy.
So welcome to our site! Cameron and I are now engaged and looking forward to our wedding in just under a month (!) and our reception/party thing this November, so this site will certainly be used to share the information. Down the line it will be used for other purposes for the Cameron & Jen McFarland family.