While we call them bridesmaids and groomsmen, Joel and I like to think of our wedding party as a communal group of friends.
Kelly is my big sister. She lives in Newport, Kentucky with her husband, Nick, and her dogs Ickey (black lab) and Kaiser (miniature daschund).
Dave is Joel's older brother and lives in Washington D.C. with his fiancee, Kate Roberts.
Julia is one of my cousins. She goes to high school in Norcross, Georgia.
Tanner is another one of my cousins. She goes to school in Alexandria, Virginia.
Nick is my brother-in-law. That small animal he's holding is my nephew, baby Kai Kai.
Michael went to middle school and high school with me and Joel. He went to the University of Georgia and is now living in Atlanta.
Lara also went to middle school and high school with me and Joel. She went to Whitman College and now lives on Whidbey Island in Washington.
John and I went to school together from Pre-1st to 12th grade. He and Joel met when Joel came to Pace in 7th grade. John went to Vanderbilt and currently resides in Atlanta.
McKinsey went to middle and high school with me and Joel. She went to the University of Virginia and will soon be living in D.C.
Andy also went to middle and high school with me and Joel. He went to Vanderbilt and now lives in Dallas.
Anna went to high school with me and Joel. She went to Boston College and will soon be moving to Baltimore.
Harrison and I went to school together from Pre-1st to 12th grade, so he and Joel first met in 7th grade. He went to Southern Methodist University and lives in Atlanta.
Troy and Joel were fraternity brothers at Brown, and lived together senior year. Troy now lives in Concord, Massachusetts.
Dan and Joel were also fraternity brothers and lived together sophomore year. Dan is now living in NYC.
Alex and Joel were freshman year roommates at Brown. Joel and I both traveled with Alex's family to Great Harbour Cay the summer after our freshman year. Alex currently resides in Providence.
Christine and I were roommates when we became co-resident advisors my junior/her senior year. She currently lives in Chicago.
Alex and I lived across the hall from each other our freshman year. He is now living in San Francisco.
Abby and I were sophomore and senior year suite-mates. She lives in Minneapolis.
Alison and I had art classes together throughout college and studied abroad on the same program. We lived together senior year, and she now resides in San Francisco.
Ashley and I became painting majors together when she transfered to Washington University her junior year. She is living in Nashville.
Patrick is my cousin. He goes to school in Alexandria, Virginia.
Henry's also my cousin. He goes to school in Norcross, Georgia.