2. The Big Wedding





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Ann and Bob were in love. They were to get married next year. They had known other since they were in the third grade. were both 20 years old. True love was that Ann and Bob knew everything about. There hardly anything they disagreed about. Even when they , they settled the disagreement in such a way both were totally happy. This was truly a made in heaven.

They had already made plans the wedding. It was going to be a wedding. Every relative from both families had already notified about the date. All their friends knew the big day. The invitations were already printed. priest, the church, the reception hall, and the service were ready to go.

Nothing was being to chance. This was going to be the day of their lives. Ann had gone to wedding web sites for ideas and help. Of , she had also consulted her mother, grandmothers, aunts, married friends about how to plan the perfect .

Each one of them tried to tell her there was no such thing as a perfect . There was always at least one thing, or usually one person, that made the wedding a disaster at the time. But of course, like disaster that happens on your vacation, that incident person would be what makes the wedding more .

“Oh, you should have been at my wedding,” Aunt Mabel to Ann. “My brother James was charge of the rings that Kyle and I going to exchange. On the wedding day, James the ring to Kyle, who put it on finger. An hour later at the reception, I the ring off to admire it and read inscription. I gasped. The jeweler had spelled my ‘Mable’ as in table. My name, as you , dear, is spelled Mabel as in label. So went to the ladies’ room and cried for half an hour. No one could console me.”

, the moral of the story, my dear,” chimed Aunt Prudence, “is to make sure that Uncle isn’t in charge of getting your rings engraved. that you would have a problem. How could misspell your name—it only has three letters, and of them are the same.”

“Aunt Prudence, you that isn’t true,” said Ann. “Half the people know spell my name with an ‘e.’ But, James is not in charge of our rings, I’m not worried.”