So kind of Kathy and very indicative of her nature and business style. We learned the lay of the land and watched the bridal party rehearse under the arbor that overlooked the grape vines and beautful Seneca Lake.
The next day, under the heat of an unforgiving sun, the bridal party and guests engaged in a lovely ceremony as Bill and Katy exchanged vows and rings in the late afternoon.
We photographed in the vineyards and off location at an amazing privately-owned waterfall while guests ate gingerly at a wine & cheese tasting on the lawn and then a cocktail hour on a red and turquoise adorned deck overlooking the water.
Later, we joined the guests inside for a red and teal themed reception decorated by an Ithaca florist who grew all her own flowers. You have to see this bouquet!
Our DJ on the night was Ryan Bombard from Ryan Bombard Entertainment, who entertained quests with his photobooth pictures that were glued into an album for the bride and groom to use as a quest book. What an great idea! Of course… we jumped in with our cameras, mexican hats and enormous red sunglasses! Not exactly work-related, but hey, how could we tell you how fun it was if we didn’t try it?!!
Congratulations Katy & Bill and hats off to all vendors involved! For additional information, don’t hesitate to e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, Facebook: Lisa McQueeney or visit the Glenora website: http://www.glenora.com/Weddings/Weddings-at-Glenora
There’s always something brewin’ in Upstate New York in the spring & summer, but sometimes it’s not always a picnic… often times it’s a Storm!
I blogged earlier in the year about understanding the sound of trees falling in the darkness in the middle of a storm. They don’t always sound like you think they would, nor do they make the noise you would imagine when they land on your house. A few years back, the tree providing shade over the roof at The Camera’s Eye Studio split in half due to a wild storm. Later that day, I found a postcard in my mailbox…
I was skeptical, but thought, “how convenient!” I didn’t have to search for help or ask all my neighbors “who should I call about this dilemna???” The person even wrote in their own handwriting on the postcard a short assessment of the damage and offered a free quote. Who does that in our fast-paced society today?
I gave him a call about the tree stretching across my yard onto the roof. This tree specialist was so skilled at tree climbing, professional and informative that I shared him with all my neighbors! I gladly paid him for his services (even though I would have rather bought something nice for myself ), and offered my skills in return if I could ever help him.
Well, he took me up on it! This week’s adventure covers Patrick Boyer, owner and tree expert of Caretakers Tree Service located in Nichols, New York. Caretakers’ business motto is: “The RIGHT tree in the RIGHT place” and the business didn’t get it’s name for the purpose of making money. Patrick spends a good portion of time educating homeowners about the maintenance of trees in their yard and caring about the potential danger of trees during storms.
He’s not a pushy salesman.. the choice is up to you what you want to do on your property, but you can rest assured in hiring him that he will leave you educated and satisfied with the end results of his labor.
Check out his work here and on Facebook, Patrick Boyer. If you’re in need of tree work and no one left a postcard in your mailbox, give him a call for a free assessment: (607) 768 9674.
If he’s done work for you in the past… take a moment and leave a comment! There’s nothing better than a good testimonial!