Friday, 30 September 2016

The Real Bridesmaids of Northumberland Abbey

The Real Bridesmaids of Northumberland Abbey

The wedding has come and gone. Well, not quite gone, but it’s over. My daughter Emma is now married and I am a Mother-in-Law! The event was a booming success and there are many stories to share, but this blog is going to be limited to The Bridesmaids.
Here they are, seeing the bride in her wedding dress for the first time as she descends the stairs. Just read those expressions!

Ladies in Waiting and the Dowager

As they were dressing for the wedding, the bridesmaids labeled themselves "The Hateful Eight" (apologies to Quentin Tarantino)  but you must know they are all beautiful inside and out! So, who are these wonderful women and what is their connection to Emma? Let's play a couple of rounds of The Bridesmaid Match Game to get to know them a little better!

1: Name the Bridesmaid. Which one is:

2: Bridesmaid Fun Facts. Which one:
Is a forester?
Is Emma’s cousin?
Is doing a post-doc in pharmacology?
Was born in Texas?
Is Emma’s sister?
Is a middle school teacher?
Is Emma’s sister-in-law?
Works in commercial real estate?

3: Bridesmaid Geography. Which one:
Lives in Long Reach?
Lives in Halifax?
Lives in Southwood Park?
Lives in Bethesda, Maryland?
Lives on McLeod Avenue?
Lives in Toronto?
Lives on Montgomery Street?
Lives in Denver?

4. Bridesmaid Significant Others. Which one:
Has a room-mate named Freddy?
Had a car named Bernice?
Has two sons named Will and Luke?
Has a cat named Cat Stevens?
Has a brother named Jarrett?
Has a dog named Molly?
Has a foreign exchange student named Daniel?
Has a daughter named Natalie?

5. Bridesmaid Photo Match: Which one is she in the Tableau?

How did you make out playing The Bridesmaid Match Game? Find the answers below.

Ladies in Waiting
From left to right:
Ally, Jennie, Ruthie, Monica, Randi, Julia, Kate, Lindsey
(Front Row Centre: Barb; MOB)

 Ally Works in commercial real estate. Lives in Halifax. Has a room-mate named Freddy
Is a middle school teacher. Lives on Montgomery Street. Has a dog named Molly.
Ruthie Is Emma’s cousin. Lives in Long Reach. Has a foreign exchange student named Daniel.
Monica Is a forester. Lives on McLeod Avenue. Has two sons named Will and Luke.
Randi Is doing a post-doc in pharmacology. Lives in Bethesda, Maryland. Had a car named Bernice.
Julia Is Emma’s sister. Lives in Toronto. Has a cat named Cat Stevens.
Kate Was born in Texas. Lives in Denver. Has a daughter named Natalie.
Lindsey Is Emma’s sister-in-law. Lives in Southwood Park. Has a brother named Jarrett.
Bridesmaid Photo Match: Individual photos of the bridesmaids appear in the same order as they are named in the tableau.

 Jarrett and Emma

...Until Next Time...