Wedding Cake and Sisterhood

My best friend from high school got married last Friday. The ceremony was lovely and moving. The reception was held at their home (mini-farm!) and featured fabulous food and wine, and a great dance party (early to bed me danced until 3am). There was also a wedding cake made by Katie, the bride, with a little help from The Sisterhood.

Katie, Kaitlin, and I dubbed ourselves The Sisterhood back in high school. We were fantastic friends who gallivanted around the Pacific Northwest checking out Victoria’s Parliament building, skinny dipping, hiking, and making pilgrimages to Powell’s. In college, we met up in Switzerland, visited each other at school, and tried to meet up whenever we were back in our hometown.

We were all reunited for the first time since a July 2007 hiking trip for Katie’s wedding. While I was very glad to be able to fly back east for the wedding, I was kind of sad knowing that Katie would be plenty busy with miscellaneous tasks and that we probably wouldn’t get any “Sisterhood time.” Fortunately, a promise Kaitlin made to both Katie and I when we were high school seniors came to the rescue. Continue reading “Wedding Cake and Sisterhood”