A couple of days before Janie and I got married, her Maid of Honor, Shannon, created a paint war in the park for us. The concept was for the brides maids to come in old brides maid's dresses while the fellas showed up wearing groomsmen outfits. We tried to look as "unique" as possible before the battle.

Janie and I had to run to adjacent nearby trees and dress up in an outfit while our team mates protected us from getting attacked with paint, and at the same time, trying to attack the other team.

Us guys did great! Ok, not as great as the girls did. We were out numbered like 3 or 4 to one, and those girls are some pretty good adversaries!

NOTE:  I didn't take any of these photos. I couldn't because I was in the battle!

Carolyn Trafton took the photos and she did an amazing job!

Janie just before the battle

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Brian came as a pimp apparently

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Little Ms Rheya, she just can't help herself. She's such a ham for the camera!

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Janie and Shannon

Karen, one of Janie's sisters is also hamming it up

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Two of my team mates and me

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Jeremy sporting his "new" sports coat and duds

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Jim taking video on his iPad

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Pretty sure that's Janie's "Bring it" face

The girls were ramped up and ready

(especially Karen on the far right) - It's a game Karen! Just a game!!!

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I love Monica's face here as they charge the guys

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Good form!

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Karen's attacking a child from behind while Brian looks on wondering what just happened to him

Brian getting pummeled with paint

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OK, so I have to explain these next 3 shots..

Janie was playing bare footed when all of sudden she stepped in something.

It was wet, slimy, and still warm, and it comes out of a dog.

Yes, that's right.

RIGHT BETWEEN THE TOES

Her reaction is absolutely priceless!!!!

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I can't quit laughing!!!!!

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On the other side of the battle lines, I'm under attack

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Katie must think it's funny or something

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What?! That' all you got??!!

Ok, so the girls were victorious

and I'm not sure how little Sami below didn't get anything on her.

Must be that warrior yell that scared us guys off

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Janie and her MOH are pretty happy with themselves!

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Janie, Rheya, and me

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My good friend Robert. We grew up together in TX. He came a long way to be a part of this week. 

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Afterwards, we all went out to the Rio Grande Mexican Restaurant for margaritas, still covered with war paint and in these clothes.

We were a very loud and colorful group for sure.

Two days later..well....

TO BE CONTINUED

:)

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