We were very young, much thinner, and with thicker hair, and on the hottest day in New Jersey history, we got married in a church with no air conditioning, and then had an outdoor reception under a big tent in the sunny yard.
I'll spare you the photos because we were all covered in sweat, and the piped hearts on the side of the cake were sliding down as we cut it. Ask anyone who was there what they remember about our wedding and they'll say, "The heat." No joke, it was 105° on that record-setting day in 1984.
Twenty-seven years, five homeschooled children, and a career in the Navy later, we're still here with a vastly better understanding of what it means to say, "For better, for worse; for richer, for poorer; in sickness and in health . . ."
Be thankful ~