They will make their home in Jackson where the groom is co-founder of Cathead
Vodka Distillery and the bride is an English teacher for the Rankin County School District.
And the balloon which ends up as "a red shred" has had, by the end, a joyous, rapid mutation: has been a cathead
and a globe, has been held by a child and has squeaked like a cat.
Standing, left to right: BGen Rob Mazzolin, Governor General David Johnston, VAdm (ret'd) Denis Rouleau, BGen Mark Matheson, BGen Sean Friday, Senators Alumi Rep, MGen Blaise Cathead
, MGen Bob Bedrand, MGen Jay Milne, Capt(N) Christophe Balducchi, Maj Bin Zheng, Senator Alumni Rep, BGen Eden Attias, LCol Ralph Heimrich, MGen (ret'd) Steve Noonan, Colonel Todd Brown, Capt(N) Jorge Parga, MGen Chuck Lamarre, BGen Juan Medina, WGCDR Russell Page, Cdr Mike O'Sullivan, Capt(N) Kory Benz, Cmdre Scott Bishop, Capt(N) C.
And even the evening's signature cocktail got in on the farm-to-table act, as Cathead
Vodka created a special libation called "The Bee Sting" that featured local honey syrup infused with cracked pink peppercorns.
The tours include the Literary History Tour; a Creoles, Americans, Pirates, and the War of 1812 tour; The Twirl, a Gay Heritage and Drinks tour, generously sponsored by Cathead
Vodka, Mississippi's only legal distillery; a Cemetery and Voudou tour; and the French Quarter Stroll.
In a salute to the groom's Mississippi business, basil lemonade was served in Mason jars and featured Cathead
Honeysuckle Flavored Vodka For the reception, the groom's distillery also produced a special spirit, Bristow Gin, in honor of the bride's grandfather.
Lemongrass and rosewater sweet tea with nasturtium flowers Cathead
limoncello-laced lemonade with citrus mint
And after a night of celebrating a win, or sometimes mourning a loss, enjoy a danish at Bottletree Bakery, or the Cathead
at Big Bad Breakfast (Best of Mississippi-Best Breakfast winner) will cure what ails you.
Other work includes an electrical system upgrade for improved lighting and power distribution, replacement of the catheads
, and lowering the caprail height back to her 1812 configuration.