Before leaving for the ceremony I snapped a pic on the balcony.
Flowers from Michael and Ignacio
Arrangement from Norm and Robert
In the waiting area of the "Dirección General de Registro Civil"
Uruguay 753, on the 3rd floor before the ceremony.
Eduardo, Eliana and her husband Patrick, Eliana and Patrick are our neighbors
Ron, Eduardo, Eliana and Alberto, Alberto is one of my witnesses
Gustavo and Olga Ron's two witnesses.
We've known Gustavo many years and is a great friend, Olga is the first person we ever met in Argentina and a dear friend.
Hernan and Pablo
Jorge, Pete, Ron and Norman. Jorge and Norman got married in August.
Alberto in the center
I've known Alberto almost since we moved to Argentina over 10 years ago. He is one of my witnesses.
Gustavo, Olga and Luis
Robert and Norm
Pete, Pablo, Ron - Pablo is my other witness
Ricardo, Pete, Ron and Ariel
Gustavo and Diego
Pete, Ricardo, Alberto and Ron - Ricardo and Alberto were the architects who remodeled our apartment.
Pete and Pablo, a good friend and one of my witnesses
Diego and Pete
Hernan, Pablo, Gustavo, Olga, Luis, Pete, Pablo
Alberto, Pete, Pablo
Ariel, Pete, Ricardo
Hernan, Pablo, Ron, Gustavo, Olga, Luis, Pete
Pete, Norm, Ignacio
Pete and Guillermo
Fabian, Pete, Ron, Lawrence
They call us into the chamber for the ceremony
Rings, the little red book is your official wedding document.
Pablo and Alberto, my witnesses
Gustavo, Olga, Mariano (our translator), Ron, Pete, Pablo and Alberto
The nervous couple!
Ron, Pete and Pablo
Ignacio, Luis, Cristina (our neighbor, Diego, Jorge (in back), Guillermo
Lawrence (in back), Eduardo and Pablo in center front.
Olga, Mariano (our translator), Ron, Pete, Pablo - waiting for the judge to show up.
Diego and Guillermo in front, Norman and Jorge in rear, Eduardo on the right.
The judge arrives, time to pay the piper!
She was very cool and seemed impressed that we've been together for 28 years, she asked if we had been together that whole time and we assured her we had. She said lots of nice things about the meaning of marriage and our commitment.
Is Robert grinning in the background because he's glad it's not him in front of the firing squad?
Gustavo and Olga in front. Frances, Eliana, and Ignacio behind. Jorge in rear
Signing the registry.
The judge pronounces us married and that we now get to do the best part, the ring exchange.
After a few words and exchanging rings, our friends give us a round of applause.
This is after the ceremony, there is a little garden to take pictures.
I wanted Jacaranda trees in bloom for our wedding, these are in the park in front of our house.
This was just after arriving from the registry office and taking a taxi home for the reception.
Now onto the reception!