For this blog post, I wanted it to come straight from the bride (Michelle) about how much she loved her big day at the Lord Hill Farms wedding venue in Snohomish, WA.
A little backstory first though, shall we?
Michelle & JD are friends of mine. I’ve known JD for about 5-6 years now, and I met Michelle for the first time while watching the Seahawks game as JD’s place in Bothell.
Right away, I knew they were meant for each other. They’re so similar, yet so different – in all the right ways for each other.
A few years later, and I had the pleasure of photographing their engagement session on a cliff. Make sure to check out those engagement session portraits! LOVED them.
It was a sunny day on September 2nd, 2013 and I had the day off from work. I made plans to meet a guy (not JD) at the Kirkland, WA waterfront at the Marina for a date. I had been on a few dates with this guy. We were supposed to be meeting at 3:00 pm. As time passed and 3:15 pm rolled by… then 4:00 pm… I realized I was being stood up! I have never been stood up before. Sitting alone trying to figure out what was happening I looked over and saw JD with a friend walking through the marina park. JD immediately caught my eye. Feeling down about being stood up I decided a “walk by” was necessary. I wanted to make sure I still had it. hehe. I ran my figures through my hair real quick and give myself a quick pep-talk. I started making my towards JD and his friend who were at this point sitting on a bench. It happened. I did the walk by! I quickly turned around to see their reaction. JDs friend was looking at me, not JD. Feeling defeated once again I continued walking towards my car to go home, but something inside told me to look just one more time at the guys… and that’s when I saw JD and his friend smiling waving me over! WOW, I still got it! We spent the rest of the day/night going from bar to bar in Kirkland laughing and getting to know each other. After saying goodbye to JD I never ever expected to hear from him again. He was just the guy who made me feel a little better about myself after being stood up. Less then a day later JD called and ask me to come to dinner! And that was it. We have been together ever since. You are probably wondering whatever happened to the guy who stood me up. He ended up calling me the next day and said after making plans with me he got caught up with work and “forgot to meet with me”. I ended our relationship that phone call.