Chamandia’s Famous Families

What’s Their Story?

At the reception there will be a picture of a distinguished founding family of Chamandia on your table. Sadly, the Chamandian library was besieged by invading Pacific Northwest tree octopi, and all records of their lives were destroyed.


Invading General Eight Legs McGee Fleeing to the Safety of His Watery Hole After Burning the National Library of Chamandia

In order to reclaim national resiliency after such a cultural travesty, and in the spirit of the call to arms that came from this conflict—”Chamandians never say octopi!”— we encourage our guests to consult with your tablemates and create a new history for these worthy citizens. Write this history in the “Leave a Reply” comment box at the bottom of this post so that other wedding guests may roister in their new knowledge of our fair nation.



Did You Hear About the Party Before the Show?

For those of you around a few days before our the big day on the 27th, we’ve got a little pre-wedding party ready for you!

On Thursday, Aug. 25, the Shakedown will host the Crow Quill Night Owls, Deakin Hicks, and Bastet Baladi Bellydancers. It’s a wedding celebration, but the show is open to the public, so invite your friends! The cover is $10. Doors open at 8 p.m. We have a block of physical tickets for our friends and family for cash purchase, or you can buy via the web.

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These, Our Trusted Merchants

Well, here we are, less than a month away from the big day. There’s still plenty left to do, but methinks things are coming together pretty great.

As the dawning of the Age of Chamandia draws near, we’d like to thank our many friends whose generosity, creativity, skills, venues, etc. made this possible. Seriously, we asked for some pretty nuts shit from some of you, and the response was always an unequivocal “yeah.” And this meant a lot to us: when the Dutchess and I first entered pre-wedding negotiations so many moons ago, we both agreed that we wanted to employ the services of as many friends, local vendors, and local venues as possible.

So to all our guests and visitors to this site, if you’re ever in the market for the following services, consider these fine, fine folk! (Also, just in case we forgot one of you, (1) holy crap we’re sorry (and sleep-deprived!), and (2) just drop us a line and we’ll take care of it.)

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