Shaira & Aly are a super sweet couple who live in Toronto but traveled back to Edmonton to celebrate their engagement. (And, they have the honour of being our 400th blog post!). This career has made our world much smaller, and it was evident when Shaira emailed me. I recognized her last name and through chatting we realized that I was in the same class as her brother in high school! I was really excited to catch up with Rahim and see how our lives have been over the past 10+ years. Both families were so warm and welcoming.
She said yes!
Sweets are offered by the family as well as prayers and showers of rose petals.
10 years after we were in school together, now Rahim is a doctor specializing in internal medicine, and I’m taking pictures of him throwing rose petals at his sister. I was musing that I sometimes feel like I have a bizarre job, and he commented that his is also really weird when you think about it. Good point.
More rose petals!
I stole Shaira & Aly away for a few moments alone after the engagement ceremony. Fortunately for me, Shaira’s parents have an amazing house that backs onto the river valley and has gorgeous landscaping!
Shaira & Aly – I can’t wait for your wedding next year! It’s going go to be a blast!