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Holly & Gene | Mt. Vernon Place United Methodist Church wedding | Washington, DC

Holly and Gene were married right in the heart of downtown DC at the Mt. Vernon Place United Methodist Church last week, surrounded by their very nearest and dearest. These cool cats have been all over the world together but brought it on home to DC for an intimate, personal wedding with three very lovely young ladies as attendants. Holly and Gene:


I was super-digging Holly’s subtle floral crown.


The church is right on Mt. Vernon square, so we took a quick jaunt across the street for photos with DC’s beautiful public library.


Congratulations, you guys!

– Friday RewindSeptember 5, 2014 - 12:25 pm

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Dmitri Tsitelauri - videographerSeptember 11, 2014 - 10:50 pm

The B&W photo, 3rd from the bottom is really nice! Excellent work!

Personal: The Netherlands and England

Travel is a strange thing. The way I do it, it’s work. You get up early, go hard, eat exotic foods because they are exotic, stay up late and sleep in less-than-desirable conditions. And you drag your husband around on your agenda because you are the planner. It’s rewarding in quite indescribable ways. I’m a different person than I was a few years back before we started traveling constantly. Seeing the world gives you new perspectives, new ideas. It’s enlightening. And exhausting. And sometimes delightful. But also sometimes miserable. It’s a big world. I’m very lucky to have the opportunity to see some of it.


Every year for the last three, George has gone to Oxford to work with his colleagues there. I went two years ago and we also hit Belgium. We fell quite in love with Flanders, so we decided to try just a tad north and this year went to The Netherlands before settling George in the old university for several weeks.

ayeshaAugust 30, 2014 - 8:31 pm

hahhahaha i love you guys! you got any of that cheese left? coz i can totally come down and help you figure out what to do with it…

your bike excursions make me totally jealous! glad you guys had an awesome time :)

Personal: Madrid and what else I’ve been up to lately

Friends, it’s been a busy last few months.


I’ve always been interested in travel, leaving home behind, seeing the world, but George and I crammed so many trips into this year, I think we may have hit a serious max. We started the year in Greece (seriously, I just went back through my blog to add all this up and I went “wow, Greece was this year?”. That’s kind of what I’m trying to say.) After that, I spent some time in New Orleans, then a few days in Grand Cayman. After that, San Antonio, Houston and Austin. And that is just taking us up to June, where this post starts! I don’t know that I’ve ever been so excited not to have travel on the agenda. From here, it’s just a trip through Amish country tacked onto an upstate New York wedding and back to New Orleans for Halloween. Probably by then I’ll be itching to leave home again anyway.