My best friend is getting married….ahhhh!!!!

December 26, 2017

Dana and I have known each other since I was in 9th grade.  She was a year ahead of me.  I was (and still am) quiet, a bit awkward, and kept to myself for the most part.  If you know Dana, you know that’s NOT her personality.  She’s outgoing, loves to laugh, and is sharp and quick witted which often makes her the center of attention.  Every morning, we caught the T18 bus from the Rhode Island Avenue metro station to our all-girls Catholic high school.  Our friendship began randomly.  I had no idea how we wound up sitting together one morning.  She was usually in the back with her crew making up songs to go-go beats (“At The Bus Stop” is still a personal fav lol).  I often looking out the window and contemplating life or reading a book. Anyway, I saw a bug crawling on the seat and yelled.  There was probably an expletive or two but it made her laugh.  I think we exchanged phone number and talked on the phone for hours after that (yall remember talking on the phone?…not texting…not snap chatting…but talking????!!!).  Boom.  A friendship was born.

That was the fall of 2000.  OMG.  We’ve been friends for almost 20 years!!!!!  Whaaaaat.  Over the years we’ve laughed, cried, yelled, silent treatment-ed (I’m officially making it a word now) and reconnected.  Now, she’s a mother, and a soon to be wife and I’m excited about her taking this next step in life.

She and Taeron are getting married in February.  Guess who’s the matron of honor?????

Glad to stand alongside you as you marry Tae.  Here are a few images from their engagement session at the Bollman Truss Iron Bridge in Laurel, Maryland.



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