Melody's and Sati's Wedding, Sept. 5-7, 2008


Sept. 4, 2008 - Mono Hot Springs, California.<br />A basket of absinthe and gin make by Sati and Melody was provided for all wedding guests. Sept. 5, 2008 - Day before Melody's and Sati's wedding at Mono Hot Springs, California.<br />Baiba's, Ronnie's, Joyce's and my cabin for the four day celebration. Sept. 5, 2008 - Day before Melody's and Sati's wedding at Mono Hot Springs, California.<br />A rare photo of Joyce and her tree children: Eric, Melody, and Carl and of Sati. Sept. 5, 2008 - Day before Melody's and Sati's wedding at Mono Hot Springs, California.<br />Gujn and Mirada got along admirably. Sept. 5, 2008 - Day before Melody's and Sati's wedding at Mono Hot Springs, California.<br />A new experience for Gujn: climbing trees. There are very few of them in Iceland. Sept. 5, 2008 - Day before Melody's and Sati's wedding at Mono Hot Springs, California.<br />The South Fork of San Juaquin River flows past the resort. Sept. 5, 2008 - Day before Melody's and Sati's wedding at Mono Hot Springs, California.<br />Melody, Gujn, and Eric in the South Fork of San Juaquin River. Sept. 5, 2008 - Day before Melody's and Sati's wedding at Mono Hot Springs, California.<br />Eric raising the dam. Sept. 5, 2008 - Day before Melody's and Sati's wedding at Mono Hot Springs, California.<br />Friendly horses in the field to be used for the wedding during the rehearsal. Sept. 5, 2008 - Day before Melody's and Sati's wedding at Mono Hot Springs, California.<br />This horse and Miranda seemed to have an attraction for each other. Sept. 5, 2008 - Day before Melody's and Sati's wedding at Mono Hot Springs, California.<br />Melody, Brad M., and Sati rehearsing the wedding. Sept. 5, 2008 - Day before Melody's and Sati's wedding at Mono Hot Springs, California.<br />The rehearsal dinner at the resort restaurant.<br />Melody and Priya. Sept. 5, 2008 - Day before Melody's and Sati's wedding at Mono Hot Springs, California.<br />The rehearsal dinner at the resort restaurant.<br />Sati and Melody. Sept. 5, 2008 - Day before Melody's and Sati's wedding at Mono Hot Springs, California.<br />The rehearsal dinner at the resort restaurant.<br />Paul and Norma, Baiba and Ronnie, and Memere Marie. Sept. 5, 2008 - Day before Melody's and Sati's wedding at Mono Hot Springs, California.<br />The rehearsal dinner at the resort restaurant.<br />Gujn and Miranda. Sept. 5, 2008 - Day before Melody's and Sati's wedding at Mono Hot Springs, California.<br />The rehearsal dinner at the resort restaurant.<br />Suman and Sargam. Sept. 5, 2008 - Day before Melody's and Sati's wedding at Mono Hot Springs, California.<br />The rehearsal dinner at the resort restaurant.<br />Andre and Megan H. Sept. 5, 2008 - Day before Melody's and Sati's wedding at Mono Hot Springs, California.<br />The rehearsal dinner at the resort restaurant.<br />Leah and Brad M. Sept. 5, 2008 - Day before Melody's and Sati's wedding at Mono Hot Springs, California.<br />The rehearsal dinner at the resort restaurant.<br />Dana. Sept. 6, 2008 - Melody's and Sati's wedding day at Mono Hot Springs, California.<br />South Fork of the San Juaquin River just south of the resort cabins as seen from the bridge. Sept. 6, 2008 - Melody's and Sati's wedding day at Mono Hot Springs, California.<br />Becky and Ernie at one of the hot springs. Sept. 6, 2008 - Melody's and Sati's wedding day at Mono Hot Springs, California.<br />Baiba, Becky, Ernie, and Ronnie enjoying one of the hot springs. Sept. 6, 2008 - Melody's and Sati's wedding day at Mono Hot Springs, California.<br />Heather at Doris Lake. Sept. 6, 2008 - Melody's and Sati's wedding day at Mono Hot Springs, California.<br />Someone wanted to enjoy Doris Lake by himself. Sept. 6, 2008 - Melody's and Sati's wedding day at Mono Hot Springs, California.<br />Melody, Sati, and others at Doris Lake. Sept. 6, 2008 - Melody's and Sati's wedding day at Mono Hot Springs, California.<br />?, Gill, Joel, and Priya at Doris Lake. Sept. 6, 2008 - Melody's and Sati's wedding day at Mono Hot Springs, California.<br />Stacy at Doris Lake. Sept. 6, 2008 - Melody's and Sati's wedding day at Mono Hot Springs, California.<br />Eric jumping while Sati and others watch. Sept. 6, 2008 - Melody's and Sati's wedding day at Mono Hot Springs, California.<br />Ronnie at Doris Lake. Sept. 6, 2008 - Melody's and Sati's wedding day at Mono Hot Springs, California.<br />Miranda and Gujn at Doris Lake. Sept. 6, 2008 - Melody's and Sati's wedding day at Mono Hot Springs, California.<br />Mardi, and Nick with their baby. Sept. 6, 2008 - Melody's and Sati's wedding day at Mono Hot Springs, California.<br />Cairns or sculputral objects along trail to/from Doris Lake near the wedding meadow. Sept. 6, 2008 - Melody's and Sati's wedding day at Mono Hot Springs, California.<br />Wedding site being set up. Sept. 6, 2008 - Melody's and Sati's Wedding at Mono Hot Springs, California.<br />Carl, Gudjn, and Eric.<br />Carl and Eric are Melody's brothers and Gujn is Eric's son. Sept. 6, 2008 - Melody's and Sati's Wedding at Mono Hot Springs, California.<br />Mungal sutra necklace that Sati will give Melody during the ceremony. Sept. 6, 2008 - Melody's and Sati's Wedding at Mono Hot Springs, California.<br />Melody's nephew Gujn. Sept. 6, 2008 - Melody's and Sati's Wedding at Mono Hot Springs, California.<br />Anoo (Sati's sister Priya's son), Sargam and Suman (Sati's parents). Sept. 6, 2008 - Melody's and Sati's Wedding at Mono Hot Springs, California.<br />Sati's mother Sargam. Sept. 6, 2008 - Melody's and Sati's Wedding at Mono Hot Springs, California.<br />Sati's father Suman. Sept. 6, 2008 - Melody's and Sati's Wedding at Mono Hot Springs, California.<br />Melody's Merrimac friend Becky and her husband Ernie. Sept. 6, 2008 - Melody's and Sati's Wedding at Mono Hot Springs, California.<br />Melody's stepfather's sister Baiba and her husband Ronnie. Sept. 6, 2008 - Melody's and Sati's Wedding at Mono Hot Springs, California.<br />Melody's Syracuse University friend Megan H. Sept. 6, 2008 - Melody's and Sati's Wedding at Mono Hot Springs, California.<br />Sargam and Suman. Sept. 6, 2008 - Melody's and Sati's Wedding at Mono Hot Springs, California.<br />Suman's shoes. Sept. 6, 2008 - Melody's and Sati's Wedding at Mono Hot Springs, California.<br />Suman. Sept. 6, 2008 - Melody's and Sati's Wedding at Mono Hot Springs, California.<br />John and Skylar. Sept. 6, 2008 - Melody's and Sati's Wedding at Mono Hot Springs, California.<br />Cary. Sept. 6, 2008 - Melody's and Sati's Wedding at Mono Hot Springs, California.<br />Kim, Luke, and Jacob. Sept. 6, 2008 - Melody's and Sati's Wedding at Mono Hot Springs, California.<br />Melody's grandmother Marie. Sept. 6, 2008 - Melody's and Sati's Wedding at Mono Hot Springs, California.<br />Leah. Sept. 6, 2008 - Melody's and Sati's Wedding at Mono Hot Springs, California.<br />Sati, Brad K., Brad M., Andre.<br />Brad M. has been a minister for nine years yet this is his first wedding that he held. Sept. 6, 2008 - Melody's and Sati's Wedding at Mono Hot Springs, California.<br />Sati. Sept. 6, 2008 - Melody's and Sati's Wedding at Mono Hot Springs, California.<br />Andre, Cynthia (in the background), and Jamie. Sept. 6, 2008 - Melody's and Sati's Wedding at Mono Hot Springs, California.<br />Sara and Mike. Sept. 6, 2008 - Melody's and Sati's Wedding at Mono Hot Springs, California.<br />Melody's mother Joyce. Sept. 6, 2008 - Melody's and Sati's Wedding at Mono Hot Springs, California.<br />Melody's aunt Norma and Memere Marie in the front row with Ronnie and Baiba behind them. Sept. 6, 2008 - Melody's and Sati's Wedding at Mono Hot Springs, California.<br />Vanessa made this altar. Sept. 6, 2008 - Melody's and Sati's Wedding at Mono Hot Springs, California.<br />Sati and Sargam. Sept. 6, 2008 - Melody's and Sati's Wedding at Mono Hot Springs, California.<br />Sati and Sargam; Gujn, Carl, Joyce, and Eric; Andre and Megan H.; Anoo and Miranda way back. Sept. 6, 2008 - Melody's and Sati's Wedding at Mono Hot Springs, California.<br />Sati and Sargam. Sept. 6, 2008 - Melody's and Sati's Wedding at Mono Hot Springs, California.<br />Suman. Sept. 6, 2008 - Melody's and Sati's Wedding at Mono Hot Springs, California.<br />Andre and Megan H. Sept. 6, 2008 - Melody's and Sati's Wedding at Mono Hot Springs, California.<br />Dodger, Brad K., and Priya. Sept. 6, 2008 - Melody's and Sati's Wedding at Mono Hot Springs, California.<br />Anoo and Miranda (Melody's niece) followed by Egils and Melody. Sept. 6, 2008 - Melody's and Sati's Wedding at Mono Hot Springs, California.<br />Egils and Melody. Sept. 6, 2008 - Melody's and Sati's Wedding at Mono Hot Springs, California.<br />The whole wedding party: Miranda, Priya, Megan H., Melody, Brad M., Sati, Andre, Suman, Brad K., and Anoo. Sept. 6, 2008 - Melody's and Sati's Wedding at Mono Hot Springs, California.<br />Melody, Brad M., and Sati. Sept. 6, 2008 - Melody's and Sati's Wedding at Mono Hot Springs, California.<br />Melody, Brad M., and Sati. Sept. 6, 2008 - Melody's and Sati's Wedding at Mono Hot Springs, California.<br />Miranda, Priya, Megan H., Melody, Brad M., Sati, Andre, Suman, and Brad K.. Sept. 6, 2008 - Melody's and Sati's Wedding at Mono Hot Springs, California.<br />Miranda, Priya, and Megan H. Sept. 6, 2008 - Melody's and Sati's Wedding at Mono Hot Springs, California.<br />Melody, Brad M., Sati, Andre, Brad K., and Anoo. Sept. 6, 2008 - Melody's and Sati's Wedding at Mono Hot Springs, California.<br />Gujn handing the garlands to Melody while Brad M. and Sati watch. Sept. 6, 2008 - Melody's and Sati's Wedding at Mono Hot Springs, California.<br />Melody placing a garland on Sati with Andre watching. Sept. 6, 2008 - Melody's and Sati's Wedding at Mono Hot Springs, California.<br />Melody reading her vows to Sati and Brad M. (and the rest of us). Sept. 6, 2008 - Melody's and Sati's Wedding at Mono Hot Springs, California.<br />Sati placing the ring on Melody's finger. Sept. 6, 2008 - Melody's and Sati's Wedding at Mono Hot Springs, California.<br />Melody and Sati taking their first seven steps as a married couple. Sept. 6, 2008 - Melody's and Sati's Wedding at Mono Hot Springs, California.<br />The first kiss as a husband and wife. Sept. 6, 2008 - Melody's and Sati's Wedding at Mono Hot Springs, California.<br />Sargam placing white and red bracelets, sign of a married woman, on Melody with Sati and Anoo watching. Sept. 6, 2008 - Melody's and Sati's Wedding at Mono Hot Springs, California.<br />Sati taking the mungal sutra from Anoo's pillow to place it around Melody's neck. Sept. 6, 2008 - Melody's and Sati's Wedding at Mono Hot Springs, California.<br />Brad presenting Melody and Sati as Mrs. and Mr. with Anoo (and the rest of us) applauding. Sept. 6, 2008 - Melody's and Sati's Wedding at Mono Hot Springs, California.<br />Melody and Sati with both Brads behind them. Sept. 6, 2008 - Melody's and Sati's Wedding at Mono Hot Springs, California.<br />Melody and Sati at the head of the reception line. Sept. 6, 2008 - Melody's and Sati's Wedding at Mono Hot Springs, California.<br />Eric, Joyce, Egils, Megan H., and Andre in the reception line. Sept. 6, 2008 - Melody's and Sati's Wedding at Mono Hot Springs, California.<br />Heather and Tom. Sept. 6, 2008 - Melody's and Sati's Wedding at Mono Hot Springs, California.<br />Melody and Sati. Sept. 6, 2008 - Melody's and Sati's Wedding at Mono Hot Springs, California.<br />Priya, Miranda, Carl, Megan H., Melody, Sati, Brad K., Andre, Anoo, Eric, and Gujn. Sept. 6, 2008 - Melody's and Sati's Wedding at Mono Hot Springs, California.<br />Miranda, Carl, Melody, Joyce, Egils, Eric, and Gujn. Sept. 6, 2008 - Melody's and Sati's Wedding at Mono Hot Springs, California.<br />Anoo, Suman, Melody, Sati, Sargam, and Priya. Sept. 6, 2008 - Melody's and Sati's Wedding at Mono Hot Springs, California.<br />Carl, Miranda, Melody, Sati, Gujn, Eric, Joyce, and Egils. Sept. 6, 2008 - Melody's and Sati's Wedding at Mono Hot Springs, California.<br />Eric, Gujn, and Joyce. Sept. 6, 2008 - Melody's and Sati's Wedding at Mono Hot Springs, California.<br />Sati. Sept. 6, 2008 - Melody's and Sati's Wedding at Mono Hot Springs, California. Sept. 6, 2008 - Melody's and Sati's Wedding at Mono Hot Springs, California.<br />Sati and Melody heading for the reception dinner. Sept. 6, 2008 - Melody's and Sati's Wedding at Mono Hot Springs, California.<br />Carl. Sept. 6, 2008 - Melody's and Sati's Wedding at Mono Hot Springs, California.<br />Joyce and Eric. Sept. 6, 2008 - Melody's and Sati's Wedding at Mono Hot Springs, California.<br />Heather. Sept. 6, 2008 - Melody's and Sati's Wedding at Mono Hot Springs, California.<br />Karen and David. Sept. 6, 2008 - Melody's and Sati's Wedding at Mono Hot Springs, California.<br />Miranda and Gujn. Sept. 6, 2008 - Melody's and Sati's Wedding at Mono Hot Springs, California.<br />Sargam and Suman. Sept. 6, 2008 - Melody's and Sati's Wedding at Mono Hot Springs, California.<br />Brad K. Sept. 6, 2008 - Melody's and Sati's Wedding at Mono Hot Springs, California.<br />Leah and Brad M. Sept. 6, 2008 - Melody's and Sati's Wedding at Mono Hot Springs, California.<br />Jennifer. Sept. 6, 2008 - Melody's and Sati's Wedding at Mono Hot Springs, California.<br />Melody and Sati. Sept. 6, 2008 - Melody's and Sati's Wedding at Mono Hot Springs, California.<br />Melody and Sati. Sept. 6, 2008 - Melody's and Sati's Wedding at Mono Hot Springs, California.<br />Andre and Megan H. Sept. 6, 2008 - Melody's and Sati's Wedding at Mono Hot Springs, California.<br />The reception dinner tent. Sept. 6, 2008 - Melody's and Sati's Wedding at Mono Hot Springs, California.<br />Melody and Sati. Sept. 6, 2008 - Melody's and Sati's Wedding at Mono Hot Springs, California.<br />Andre and Sati. Sept. 6, 2008 - Melody's and Sati's Wedding at Mono Hot Springs, California.<br />Becky and Ernie. Sept. 6, 2008 - Melody's and Sati's Wedding at Mono Hot Springs, California.<br />Nick and Mardi. Sept. 6, 2008 - Melody's and Sati's Wedding at Mono Hot Springs, California.<br />Vanessa and Dave. Sept. 6, 2008 - Melody's and Sati's Wedding at Mono Hot Springs, California.<br />Bishop, Megan W., Jade. Sept. 6, 2008 - Melody's and Sati's Wedding at Mono Hot Springs, California.<br />Memere Marie, Joyce, and Melody. Sept. 6, 2008 - Melody's and Sati's Wedding at Mono Hot Springs, California.<br />Joyce and Melody. Sept. 6, 2008 - Melody's and Sati's Wedding at Mono Hot Springs, California.<br />Suman and Carl. Sept. 6, 2008 - Melody's and Sati's Wedding at Mono Hot Springs, California.<br />Norma and Melody. Sept. 6, 2008 - Melody's and Sati's Wedding at Mono Hot Springs, California.<br />Dana. Sept. 6, 2008 - Melody's and Sati's Wedding at Mono Hot Springs, California.<br />Paul, Norma, Melody, Suman, and Sati. Sept. 6, 2008 - Melody's and Sati's Wedding at Mono Hot Springs, California.<br />Sati, Suman, and Melody posing for someone's camera. Sept. 6, 2008 - Melody's and Sati's Wedding at Mono Hot Springs, California.<br />The wedding cake consisted of a cupcake tower. Sept. 6, 2008 - Melody's and Sati's Wedding at Mono Hot Springs, California.<br />Joyce and Egils. Sept. 6, 2008 - Melody's and Sati's Wedding at Mono Hot Springs, California.<br />Joyce and Priya. Sept. 6, 2008 - Melody's and Sati's Wedding at Mono Hot Springs, California.<br />Sargam and Suman. Sept. 6, 2008 - Melody's and Sati's Wedding at Mono Hot Springs, California.<br />Megan W. and Melody. Sept. 6, 2008 - Melody's and Sati's Wedding at Mono Hot Springs, California.<br />David and Camron. Sept. 6, 2008 - Melody's and Sati's Wedding at Mono Hot Springs, California.<br />Stacy, June, and Petrina. Sept. 6, 2008 - Melody's and Sati's Wedding at Mono Hot Springs, California.<br />Baiba and Ronnie. Sept. 6, 2008 - Melody's and Sati's Wedding at Mono Hot Springs, California.<br />Heather and Petrina. Sept. 6, 2008 - Melody's and Sati's Wedding at Mono Hot Springs, California.<br />Sargam and Suman. Sept. 6, 2008 - Melody's and Sati's Wedding at Mono Hot Springs, California.<br />Melody and Sati dancing. Sept. 6, 2008 - Melody's and Sati's Wedding at Mono Hot Springs, California.<br />Sati and Melody dancing. Sept. 6, 2008 - Melody's and Sati's Wedding at Mono Hot Springs, California.<br />Melody and Sati dancing. Sept. 6, 2008 - Melody's and Sati's Wedding at Mono Hot Springs, California.<br />Sisters Norma and Joyce and Greg, Gina, Jade, and Cary in the background. Sept. 6, 2008 - Melody's and Sati's Wedding at Mono Hot Springs, California.<br />Melody and Sati still dancing. Sept. 6, 2008 - Melody's and Sati's Wedding at Mono Hot Springs, California.<br />Melody and Sati dancing and others joining in. Sept. 6, 2008 - Melody's and Sati's Wedding at Mono Hot Springs, California.<br />Timmmii. Sept. 7, 2008 - The day after Melody's and Sati's wedding at Mono Hot Springs, California.<br />Indian brunch courtesy of Suman and Sargam.<br />Gift boxes of Indian sweets for each of the wedding guests.<br />The box reads: "shubha vivah; Sati - Melody (Ragini); auspicious wedding". Sept. 7, 2008 - The day after Melody's and Sati's wedding at Mono Hot Springs, California.<br />Indian brunch courtesy of Suman and Sargam. Sept. 7, 2008 - The day after Melody's and Sati's wedding at Mono Hot Springs, California.<br />Indian brunch courtesy of Suman and Sargam.<br />Paul (Melody's uncle) helping out with serving the brunch. Sept. 7, 2008 - The day after Melody's and Sati's wedding at Mono Hot Springs, California.<br />Indian brunch courtesy of Suman and Sargam.<br />Paul and Suman watch Norma explain the food choices to Marie. Sept. 7, 2008 - The day after Melody's and Sati's wedding at Mono Hot Springs, California.<br />Indian brunch courtesy of Suman and Sargam.<br />Traditional Indian wedding sweets. Sept. 7, 2008 - The day after Melody's and Sati's wedding at Mono Hot Springs, California.<br />Indian brunch courtesy of Suman and Sargam.<br />Traditional Indian wedding sweets. Sept. 7, 2008 - The day after Melody's and Sati's wedding at Mono Hot Springs, California.<br />Indian brunch courtesy of Suman and Sargam.<br />Traditional Indian wedding sweets. Sept. 7, 2008 - The day after Melody's and Sati's wedding at Mono Hot Springs, California.<br />Indian brunch courtesy of Suman and Sargam.<br />Joyce with painted fingernails, the first time since high school days. Sept. 7, 2008 - The day after the wedding, Mono Hot Springs, California.<br />Carl Eric (what a coincidence) decorated in leftover orchids. Sept. 7, 2008 - The day after the wedding, Mono Hot Springs, California.<br />Sati's and Melody's car decorated appropriately. Sept. 7, 2008 - The day after the wedding, Mono Hot Springs, California.<br />Carl giving Miranda a lift on the way to Doris Lake. Sept. 7, 2008 - The day after the wedding, Mono Hot Springs, California.<br />Carl at Doris Lake. Sept. 7, 2008 - The day after the wedding, Mono Hot Springs, California.<br />Miranda in Doris Lake. Sept. 7, 2008 - The day after the wedding, Mono Hot Springs, California.<br />Gujn at Doris Lake. Sept. 7, 2008 - The day after the wedding, Mono Hot Springs, California.<br />Melody, Baiba, Joyce at Doris Lake and Miranda in it. Sept. 7, 2008 - The day after the wedding, Mono Hot Springs, California.<br />Sati, Melody, Baiba, and Joyce at Doris Lake. Sept. 7, 2008 - The day after the wedding, Mono Hot Springs, California.<br />Gujn in Doris Lake. Sept. 7, 2008 - The day after the wedding, Mono Hot Springs, California.<br />A lizard at Doris Lake. Sept. 7, 2008 - The day after the wedding, Mono Hot Springs, California.<br />Pineneedle beardtongue (Penstemon pinifolius)? Sept. 7, 2008 - The day after the wedding, Mono Hot Springs, California.<br />Sculpture along the trail from Doris Lake to the resort. Sept. 7, 2008 - The day after the wedding, Mono Hot Springs, California.<br />Heather's car heading back to the resort.