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McDaniel Celtic Wedding
Picture on left is of
Paul Hurst (world renowned harpist), who played the wedding at Saint
Francis Cathedral and the reception at the Scottish Rite Temple in
Santa Fe, New Mexico. Photo on the right is of I and my lovely new
wife. Oct. 30th, 2004 at 10:00 in the morning was when the wedding
This is of The Order
Of The Thistle Pipes And Drums of which I am the the founder and
current Pipe Major/President playing at the end of the ceremony
outside the Cathedral.
My bride would not
let me throw the garter at the reception, so I put together a skit
for her. She is a Director with Mary Kay Cosmetics and they use the
rino as an example in their sales training. So, I got her Mary Kay
girlfriends to help and we surprised her with a rendition of piping
in the rino and then gave the "Address To The Rino" in her honor.
Above is the Address To The Rino.
Photo on left is the rino being piped in
and photo on right is the bride's first encounter.
Photo on left is my Pipe Sergeant giving
the Address and photo on right is when the rino is given to my new
Photo on left is of The Order Of The
Thistle Pipes And Drums performing at the reception. Photo on right
is a photo of my son, Ryan, myself, Mary and my son, Dustin. My
son's are from a previous marriage.
My wife, Mary Koger
McDaniel (previous name, Mary Kay Griffin) and myself, Kenneth Allen
"Dusty" McDaniel) thank you for your consideration of this article.
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