I officiated the ceremony for Robert and Rachel in a forest preserve on Saturday, June 16 which was a day that came close to setting the record high temperature and the wedding was in the full sun at 1:00 PM. Guest had to park about ¼ mile away and they had a golf card shuttling them to the remote campground where the ceremony took place. Robert and Rachel got engaged at this very spot and it was an ideal location for their wedding. The bride and bridesmaids all had lanterns instead of flower bouquets. The guests waited under the trees in the shade before the wedding started. There were coolers of cold water and hand held fans for all the guests. Robert and Rachel wrote their own vows and both got an applause from their family and friends when they were done. It was a very warm day but we all acclimated to the heat and it was not as bad as you would think it could be. This was a very fun wedding with a very down to earth group of people.
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