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Renew September 19, 2007

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Mike and I are renewing our vows in February as part of Pittsburgh’s attempt to get in the Guinness Book of World Records. Next year will be a year-long celebration of Pittsburgh’s 250th anniversary since the city was named in 1758, and an estimated 1000 couples will renew their wedding vows at Carnegie Music Hall in Oakland. As exciting as it will be to be a part of the event, it will be even more meaningful to be saying our wedding vows to each other once again, just a few blocks away from where we said them to each other in 1999.

Although I’d love to be able to fit into my wedding gown again (ha!), the backup plan is to wear our Steeler jerseys. How sweet would it be for the Steelers to win the Super Bowl one weekend, and for Mike and I to renew our vows in Big Ben and Hines Ward jerseys the next weekend?

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5 Responses to “Renew”

  1. […] The weekend after that is the Super Bowl (go Steelers!), and the weekend after that is our wedding vow renewal.   Suddenly, I’m looking forward to winter–this one’s certainly going to be a […]

  2. Kathleen Says:

    Hey…how can I get in on the wedding vow renewal? I searched online, and found the organization that’s doing it, but there was no registration form or anything. How did you sign up?

  3. airingdirtylaundry Says:

    Here’s an article about the vow renewal with the name and email address of the contact person. We had contacted her a while ago, when it was first announced, and she sent us the link to register.
    http://www.carnegiemuseums.org/cmag/article.php?id=39

  4. Kitty Julian Says:

    We’re very excited you’re coming. Just a heads-up that the event is TOTALLY SOLD OUT. We are amazed and thrilled. See you there!

  5. […] struggle through a 2-mile run, and then tear my whole closet apart looking for something to wear tonight.  What do you wear to renew your wedding vows?  The original plan was to wear my wedding gown, […]


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