Karen & Kurt 
Edgewood in St. Denis

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Heading to San Juan

Posted by karenandkurt on June 6, 2010 at 11:07 AM Comments comments (1)

We are playing Trivia in the Spotlight Lounge after a nice breakfast. We are preparing to dock in San Juan, Puerto Rico, for the day where we’ll go to the Rum Factory (Me gusta rom!) and then we plan to have dinner in Café Berlin.

 

Seas have been calm and we’ve been spending the days up on the Solarium, where Kurt has made friends with Mike the Bartender. It’s been delightful to sit and read uninterrupted! We had our picture taken with the captain and ...

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The Wedding and Garden

Posted by karenandkurt on May 3, 2010 at 2:32 PM Comments comments (1)

Sunday was spent in the garden. And it was a day well-spent.

 

On Saturday, Margaret, Gracie, the boys and I went down to Chesapeake Beach for the “pre-wedding” hairstyle-trial. The lady who did my hair was a dear and we looked over her book of hairstyles she had done with other brides. We found a good-looking one that lifts the hair up but leaves some long down the neck. She also trimmed my hair.

Margaret has the pictures, so if you’re curious, check ...

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A wonderful wedding shower

Posted by karenandkurt on April 12, 2010 at 4:07 PM Comments comments (1)

This weekend was, perhaps, one of the sweetest and most humbling experiences a bride can receive: A shower filled with other women who care about me and offered their generosity in the beginning of married life.

 

Most of those who came to the wedding shower hosted by my bridesmaids and Kurt’s aunts know that I’m more comfortable hosting a party than being an honored guest. It was a wonderful affair, though. My sister contacted

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Hotel & Wedding Fairies

Posted by karenandkurt on March 26, 2010 at 4:11 PM Comments comments (0)

Yesterday I had the opportunity to work from home, so I could go to my third dress fitting. I left the house with what I thought was enough time to get to the shop, but I made the mistake of following the nice seamstress’ directions to take a different exit then the one I normally do. If you know me, you’re not surprised at the following: I got lost. I missed the turn I needed to take because I thought I was already on the correct road. I ended up at the mall, made a U-turn in fro...

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