2011 The Reception

The Dinner
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The reception dinner took place on the upper deck of the cruise boat. The tables and chairs were elegantly decorated.


David and Melinda Reception 2011   •  Hornblower Cruise Boat, San Francisco Bay, California   •  (Photo posted Thursday 21 July 2011)   •  (Photo taken 18:51:41 Sunday 10 July 2011)   •  © 2011 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B11_6841
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Box On Napkin
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Each table setting had a napkin that matched the color of the ribbon decorations and the ribbon around each chair. Set on each napkin was a box containing individually wrapped, hard candies.


David and Melinda Reception 2011   •  Hornblower Cruise Boat, San Francisco Bay, California   •  (Photo posted Thursday 21 July 2011)   •  (Photo taken 19:02:38 Sunday 10 July 2011)   •  © 2011 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B11_6844
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Uncle Carlos Looked Forward
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Uncle Carlos gazed forward as the boat began its cruise. The boat pulled out of Pier 40 and thereby created a dramatic view of the Bay Bridge.


David and Melinda Reception 2011   •  Hornblower Cruise Boat, San Francisco Bay, California   •  (Photo posted Thursday 21 July 2011)   •  (Photo taken 19:48:25 Sunday 10 July 2011)   •  © 2011 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B11_6851
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Mother of the Bride and Alfred
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Maria (Mother of the Bride) and Alfred had great fun posing for the official wedding photographer.


David and Melinda Reception 2011   •  Hornblower Cruise Boat, San Francisco Bay, California   •  (Photo posted Thursday 21 July 2011)   •  (Photo taken 19:48:36 Sunday 10 July 2011)   •  © 2011 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B11_6856
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Deep In Conversation
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Normally fun Renee was deep in conversation at her table as dinner drew to a close.


David and Melinda Reception 2011   •  Hornblower Cruise Boat, San Francisco Bay, California   •  (Photo posted Thursday 21 July 2011)   •  (Photo taken 19:53:18 Sunday 10 July 2011)   •  © 2011 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B11_6866
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First Dance
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The married couple shared their first dance on the lower deck of the cruise boat.


David and Melinda Reception 2011   •  Hornblower Cruise Boat, San Francisco Bay, California   •  (Photo posted Thursday 21 July 2011)   •  (Photo taken 20:36:14 Sunday 10 July 2011)   •  © 2011 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B11_6818
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Steered The Boat
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David and Melinda drove the cruise boat for a brief interval that evening. David always makes it a point to drive every cruise boat internal link on which he is a passenger.


David and Melinda Reception 2011   •  Hornblower Cruise Boat, San Francisco Bay, California   •  (Photo posted Thursday 21 July 2011)   •  (Photo taken 20:53:19 Sunday 10 July 2011)   •  © 2011 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B11_6969
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Life Ring
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A life ring with the words "Just Married" on it, was used to hide behind so that the groom could speak to his new bride.


David and Melinda Reception 2011   •  Hornblower Cruise Boat, San Francisco Bay, California   •  (Photo posted Thursday 21 July 2011)   •  (Photo taken 21:06:39 Sunday 10 July 2011)   •  © 2011 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B11_6995
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Dance Floor
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The dance floor, at one point in the evening, played host to a young fellow break dancing. Those watching were amused.


David and Melinda Reception 2011   •  Hornblower Cruise Boat, San Francisco Bay, California   •  (Photo posted Thursday 21 July 2011)   •  (Photo taken 21:27:21 Sunday 10 July 2011)   •  © 2011 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B11_7121
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Grooms Over Brides
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Jesse (right) was the son of David (left). Jesse and Kaitlyn (right) were wed just three weeks earlier on June 19th internal link. David and Melinda (left) were just married.


David and Melinda Reception 2011   •  Hornblower Cruise Boat, San Francisco Bay, California   •  (Photo posted Thursday 21 July 2011)   •  (Photo taken 21:32:13 Sunday 10 July 2011)   •  © 2011 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B11_7135
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Ready To Catch The Bouquet
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All the currently unmarried women were lined up to await the tossing of the bridal bouquet.


David and Melinda Reception 2011   •  Hornblower Cruise Boat, San Francisco Bay, California   •  (Photo posted Thursday 21 July 2011)   •  (Photo taken 21:58:18 Sunday 10 July 2011)   •  © 2011 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B11_7182
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The Catch
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The catch resulted in much surprise, merriment, and joy.


David and Melinda Reception 2011   •  Hornblower Cruise Boat, San Francisco Bay, California   •  (Photo posted Thursday 21 July 2011)   •  (Photo taken 21:58:30 Sunday 10 July 2011)   •  © 2011 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B11_7192
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The Men
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The evening drew to a close with the men gathered near the open bar. This is not to suggest, however, that all men drank.


David and Melinda Reception 2011   •  Hornblower Cruise Boat, San Francisco Bay, California   •  (Photo posted Thursday 21 July 2011)   •  (Photo taken 22:06:24 Sunday 10 July 2011)   •  © 2011 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B11_7257
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