Kelly and Sam grew up together in Massachusetts and eventually made their way to Maine. I met them in Portland and learned about what their wedding meant to them and to their loved ones. We talked about the importance of family, all of it’s wonderful quirks, and the traditions of creativity and sharing that are important to them. At their wedding on Peaks Island I got to see what amazing roots they both come from. The love was big and vivacious, as were the bride and groom’s wedding parties. No one was left out in this celebration, everyone was important. Kelly and Sam were even keeled and brimming with smiles the entire day, and we were so lucky to have the grounding presence of the ocean and the Trefethen-Evergreen Improvement Association as a backdrop. Kelly and Sam, I can’t give you enough thanks for having me be a part of this day.