ed. note: Mr. Monkey has long since married, but he posted this to his personal blog, and I asked him if he minded whether I repost it here. 🙂
Ok – so I have a confession that I haven’t really shared before. As far as most of you know, my wedding went really well – it was a low key yet large church wedding and it was awesome. Both Mrs. Monkey andIi have only great memories about it – but here’s the big kicker that nobody that attended knew:
FACT: MY PANTS ALMOST FELL OFF DURING THE CEREMONY
No joke. It happened around the time the pastor was giving his message about the importance of marriage.
You see – when you rent a tux (like I did), they pretty much have a one size fits all type of pants. It’s all magical rubber bands, spandex and clips that keep those pants together. For some reason, the two silver clips that were hugging my waist both snapped open. Basically it loosened my whole pants at the waist and was levitating like a xwing fighter that meets yoda.
At that point, I was like “craaaaapp!!” Here I was – in the most important day of my life – in front of my church – in what’s supposed to be a very spiritual experience and I was going to ruin it with my pants falling down.
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