Order of the Garder

Order of the Garter

Weddings are a ritual. At a wedding, two people who love each other publicly commit to each other to join as one. We had the honor to attend Teresa’s and Robyn’s wedding and reception earlier this month. Within a wedding and the subsequent reception are smaller rituals. One such it the shooting of the bride’s garter to all the eligible bachelors. Its reciprocal is the throwing of the bride’s bouquet to all of the eligible bachelorettes. The groom shoots the garter to all of his fellows and the bride throws the bouquet to all the single ladies. I managed to catch the shooting of the garter and I must commend the enthusiasm of the men. I was not so successful with the women. I missed the shot.

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