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April 28, 2013 - Wes Burns
I've been to a lot of weddings in my day.

And while each wedding is different they all share some major common events. There is a ceremony, there is food, there is family, there is more often than not alcohol, there is dancing, there is a gentleman's agreement to not mock one another on the dance floor, and there is the betrayal of that agreement.

So when did "brunch" become involved?

The last couple weddings I've been to have all included a "brunch" activity the day after the reception; usually it is the family and wedding party getting together to open gifts and read cards and be incredibly loud to the people that show up an hour late.

Honestly, why did people start doing this? What sadist came up with the notion that, following a long night of revelry and celebration, it was a good idea to have people wake up early and get together to meticulously catalog all of the gifts?

I don't have anything against a good post-game with friends and family; that's a great thing to do. But why does it have to happen in the morning? Weren't we all just drinking and dancing and avoiding cleaning up?

All of that being said, it was a great wedding. Congrats Doug and Amanda!



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