I had the honor of being invited to my good derby friend’s [intimate] wedding ceremony at the Houston Zoo.
While Smack recited the vows, her voice cracked. It was the sweetest thing.
And I hate myself for almost crying at the sound of it.
My “date,” Kiki, is right next to me. Followed by Punch [recognizable from my Atlanta derby post] and her “date,” Spite, another sweet derby friend of mine.
Some of the Zoo keepers brought out a few animals for a kind of show and tell. The Leopard tortoise, with her little overbite, was adorable and started crawling towards my camera. And, of course, I thought the [great horned?] owl was gorgeous. The poor thing was blind in one eye. Luckily she is being cared for.
The tunnel that ran through the piranha tank was a highlight of the evening. Many an instagram came from that sucker.
p.s. for more wedding photos, check out Kiki’s latest blog post.