Malfunctioning Camera!

Okay, so my camera has been out of commission since the first weekend in November, however it is back on track now and ready to shoot. Without pictures, I'm afraid the blog isn't as exciting. Nonetheless, I will attempt to give a brief synopsis of what we have been up to.

So, first and foremost we attended the beautiful wedding of Will and Laurel down in Edisto, SC. It was an absolutely gorgeous location and was fun for all as the Avett Brothers provided the music into the evening. We had a great time getting out of dodge and seeing all of Paul's friends. Congratulations to Will and Laurel! We are so happy for you!

Since then, we have been doing a lot of wedding plans ourselves and trying to sort out our lives! We are steadily looking for a house in New Bern in the mix of all of this and trying to successfully get me out of my apartment in Raleigh. Hahaha-- can we add anything else to our plate? Well, since you asked, yes.

Paul was gone to Florida for the whole week after the wedding for a few promotional Camp Nights down South. Lucky for him, he had a chance to visit Disney World and play around a little while he was down there. I was sad it wasn't me going to Disney, but oh well.

Then of course for Thanksgiving, we were with Family. We spent this Thanksgiving in Louisburg with all 20+ members of my family. On Wednesday night we avoided a head-on collision driving back from a friend's house (they aren't kidding about crazy drivers over the holidays), Thursday was a busy day of eating and being thankful for our lives, and Friday PK, my dad, brother, and cousin, all went Duck hunting early in the morning. Apparently, due to the huge drought we are in, there was little water- so the Ducks were flying, they just weren't stopping where the guys were. Oh well, hopefully when the season comes back in, water will be in as well.

Last but not least, PK celebrated his 29th year on this earth yesterday! We are officially celebrating this weekend, so no gifts yet, but soon!

Alright, well I think that is all for now, but soon enough I will have pictures from upcoming events to share. Oh, and in case you didn't know, October 11th, 2008 is the day! Plans are going well, so get excited!

Pictures of the Hardware as Requested

So, here are some different angles of the ring. I was told it is an antique dating to the 1920s. It includes a platinum setting with diamonds and sapphires. The ring is truly unique, which I love, and it is gorgeous. What I love about it is that the diamonds are set down in the ring-- its flush with the setting and hopefully won't get caught on things. Thanks to Kristen Bentzen and John Kennedy for being my photographers.

Three diamonds across the front and sapphire baguettes.

Another view of the top, and some of the platinum hand carvings on the side.

The Antique setting.