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No Husbands Were Harmed in the Watching of this Wedding

Via Cannwin's computer screen
I watched the wedding. Admittedly I probably wouldn't have, but the Mischievite was beating me to a pulp with his feet and I couldn't sleep.

Besides Ralexwin and I have so much in common with the couple I felt it appropriate.

I mean,
>she has brown hair and so do I.
>She's got a sapphire on her left hand and my birth stone is sapphire.
>Her new husband has a receding hairline and so does mine.
>She wore white at her wedding and so did I.
>I've been outside Buckingham Palace, so has she.

Clearly kindred spirits.

Stretching it?

In  all honesty I'm a bit of a cynic about the whole thing. I'm not really convinced it's the grand love story everyone thinks it is. For instance, Prince William has opted NOT to wear a wedding ring. Really? Why not? It's too hard for a royal to wear jewels? He has too many and one little band is going to tip him over? The skeptic in me finds this suspicious.

I guess I'll have to wait for the movie to be convinced.

It's fun to enjoy anyway...just because big celebrations of any sort are exciting. Well, unless it's a public execution or the speech of a tyrant or something, those wouldn't be so much fun.

If you are interested in seeing anything regarding the Royal Wedding. You can go over to their official website ( is oh so creative).

If you are NOT interested... then please disregard everything I've said, I'm totally not interested too.


Gr8Life said…
I thought it was great they got married I hope they were an example to other young & old people that think living together is better than being married. In Europe and around the world there are so many people think getting married is a thing of the past and like that STUPID argument Oprah likes to use "that it's just a piece of paper" maybe it will be the "New Thing" to actually get married BEFORE you have children.
I know it is most likely they only married for legal reasons but hopefully it will be the New Trend.
And about her dress.
I know some people didn't like her dress But I did. I thought it was a classic design and was not over stated and she looked lovely.
I like how she is NOT like many others that can afford to have whatever they want and so they go with something that shows no taste, & generally very bad style.
Classic never goes out of style.

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