The happy couple

The happy couple

So this weekend, one of my oldest and best friends got hitched. There’s no real moral of the story here. No if/then proposition or deep reflection on what it all means. I guess if you want to, you can look at it as proof that youngish black people are still walking down the aisle with some frequency, but that’s never really been a point of doubt for me. If you look at the wedding party and friends and family, The best man is married, and just had his second child, literally days before the wedding. One of the groom’s line brothers is married and just had his first child. Another line brother flew in from Seattle and has been married five years. He’s going to B school and they’re planning to start working on children after he finishes his first year. Actually, if there is a parable here, it’s this: Ladies, if you want to get married, find you an Alpha. They’re all about some marriage. The GDI’s, enh, maybe not so much. I keed, I keed. Needless to say, given the caliber of guests at the wedding, Lawrence Otis Graham would at least have given the celebration a passing nod before explaining how we all were crude ruffians unfit for polite society.

The wedding was great. It was a little long, I’ll admit, and the thing with Catholics is you ever really know when they’re actually married. I kinda needed someone to do the whole “I now pronounce you man and wife” deal. Three times during the ceremony, I thought it was over and started heading to the car to go watch the game before the Priest asked everyone to be seated.

Someone pass the cheese please

Someone pass the cheese please

In fun news, at the wedding reception, the Bride and Groom came out to Jay-Z’s PSA, which of course confused the old people and the young folks crunk as hell. Best line of the night:

Wayne mouthing  “I got the hottest chick in the game wearing my chain!”

And that was that. Then we all went back to the hotel, got really drunk, and at nachos and watched five college football games simultaneously at the sports bar. Certain unmentioned people decided to take over my room to indulge in a certain illegal habit known to cause short term memory loss and giggling. It was a nice time. Some pictures:

Comments
  1. Tunde says:

    they look happy. one of my close friends and (lb) also got married 2 weeks ago. who says black men are afraid of commitment? lol

  2. Many congrats and best wishes to the happy couple. Many blessings.

  3. Nice post. I must say, Alphas are about that marriage! I know two who just popped the question to their gfs about two weeks ago. Glad ya’ll had a good time.

  4. Anger Management says:

    The nupes get married too! Now if we could work on the bruhz… LOL

  5. damestatus says:

    Big congrats to Wayne. enjoy the ride sir.

  6. Wayne says:

    Brandon St. Randy,

    First, let me say again that this blog is the greatest. Everytime I check back here, you give me something to laugh about. Thank you for gracing us with your presence at the wedding. We had a great time celebrating with everyone. Talk to you soon.

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