We are so proud and excited to share this special day with the both of you. Looking forward to tonight.
I'm so excited to celebrate this special occasion with you guys. Looking forward to tonight!
Unfortunately we can't attend due to another wedding. But please accept our congratulations! HRC marriage equailty will get a donation in your honor. Have fun tonight! Kathy & Anne
congratulations and look forward to the big night.
Yes, I'm supposed to be working, boss, but wanted to tell you both how special you are to us and how excited we are for you. Looking forward so much to tomorrow night.
I am truly honored to be attending your wedding. I look forward to the event and being your friend for years to come. It's inspriing to me to see two men who are so in love. And I know you both are looking forward to the rest of your lives together.
Best Wishes !
Ted Tymchak (one of the other Teds! )
Well boyzzz you are in the final stretch... 1 day and counting! It's amazing to see such a beautiful loving couple getting married! Congratulations to the both of you, and of course your baby "Tao." What a storybook wedding you have planned. It would even make Cinderella jealous. Congratulations and I can't wait to be invited to your 50th wedding anniversary! ;)
Cheers & Love,
Matthew & Sidd
best wedding invite EVER, if it is half as nice as the announcemnet, it will be EPIC. so happy to share the moment with you. i know you will continue to be a warm and loving couple, and inspiration and example to everyone. a truely special occasion for a special couple
Ted & Phil,
This is a fantastic site. Love all the great photos!! I wish I could be there to celebrate this truly wonderful union. You both are wonderful individuals and together make an amazing couple.
Love you both!
Phil & Ted,
It is truly a pleasure working with you both. Your story is amazing, wonderful and beautifully illustrated every time I see you. It is an honor to be a part of your special day.
It was written in the books a long time ago and you finally did it-thanks for making me part of this beautiful celebration!
I am a friend of Kathys and I wish you all the happiness through your new life together...
My most dear Phil and Ted.
We are so honored to be part of your celebration on such special day of your lives.
We are happy to be able to share this special day with you and your friends.
See you then.
Mari Carmen and Albert
Dearest Phil and Ted,
I am so honored to have been included in this most special day of your lives and so disappointed that I will not be able to share your joy on this day. However, you will be in my thoughts from afar... London...
I wish you a lifetime of happines together!
Your love for each other is truly beautiful and rare. Looking forward to seeing a flow of RED GERANIUMS on September 15th!!!
Love you both,
My heart is overwhelmed and I my eyes still water... Love you boys so much and "so happy for you" doesn't quite express it. Love and Light. r
Dear Phil and Ted,
I'm so excited and happy for you both!!!!!!! Looking forward to helping celebrate your special day.
Hugs and Kisses,
Dear Phil and Ted,
What a treat to be included in your Dallas wedding festivities. We are looking forward to toasting your life together and wishing it will be long, happy and healthy.
Jay and Dolph
Phil and Ted,
I am so very happy for the both of you. We wish you continued love and many, many years of happiness. Never take each other for granted. Congratulations.
All my love,
May you two continue to have a wonderful and loving life together! I unfortunately must send my regrets, but you will be in my thoughts.
Congrats & wouldn't miss this for the world! Rena & I both will see ya'll there!
Ted and Phil, With much, much happiness Chuck and I are honored to attend your wedding! I love you guys! See you there! XOXO, Lisa and Chuck
Very excited for both of you and the many days of happiness ahead. We will not be in attendance, but will continue to support HRC in your name and will definitely be thinking of you both on your special day!
So happy for the two of you!! Glad to be part of the celebration. Can't Wait :))
Two fine gentlemen amounting to one extraordinary union. Well done!
We are so happy to have met both of you and cannot wait to celebrate your commitment to each other. BIG HUGS!
Congratulations and best wishes to both of you! We wish you the very best and hope you have the most beautiful and memorable day ever! We are sorry we won't be able to attend. Miss you and are looking forward to seeing your pictures! With much love,
Julie and Justin
Congratulations and looking forward to it!
I would say I can't believe it, but actually I can when a love that you share is what a marriage is all about. Thanks for including us as your friends and we are honored to be in at the ceremony. Love and best wishes.
Jerry & Frank
Congratulations and my best wishes!!!
Guys, love all your wonderful pics!! Can't wait to celebrate your BIG day with you and the amazing family that you have built around you! Thanks for including me! :)
We so wish we could come and help you both celebrate this lovely occassion. We know it will be THE Wedding of the Year! All our love and best wishes to both of you!
Please promise you will come back to NYC so that we celebrate at a later date.
I am so looking forward to sharing in your special day. Your digital guest book is amazing!
Congratulations. I am sending a check to HRC in your honor.
Can't wait to share this special day with you two!
Wayne and Jennifer Goldberg will be in attendance and look forward to celebrating with you, your family, friends and loved ones.
and so the time draws closer.......to quote a phrase... "just breathe". So excited to be there with you for your incredible day and for making memories that will last a lifetime and beyond.
You certainly have beautifully created the stage,..... first with your platinum and black satin creative invitation and then this elegant and amazing website!! We are sure this is just a small sample of how wonderful your celebration of marriage will be!!
We are delighted for you both and are honored to share this very special occasion indeed!
Happy Thoughts, Wishes and Love for you both!!
Reid and Glenn
I'm so honored to be your GoomsWoman to you Phil and Ted. Looking forward to sharing your vows together!! Love you both so much :)) .....Kathy
So very happy for you both! We are honored to be sharing in your special celebration!
What a beautiful celebration to be! We are in awe of all the beautiful details and are humbled and honored to be a part of your special day! Looking forward to seeing the beginning of your life-long journey together!
Very sorry I will be unable to attend this wornderful event My very best wishes to both of you Bill Herndon
I am in awe...wonderful presentation! So looking forward to seeing you both and celebrating your amazing journey!!!!
Strikingly beautiful to the eyes and ears, this website is filled with love and generosity. Back at you!! I am humbled to be included and relish the anticipation of the big event.
My very best to you and your bountiful life together.
Monday, August 20, 2012
What a smashing website you have created! Of course, I expected nothing less from such suave and savvy guys. I cannot wait to help you celebrate on your special night. We are honored to be asked. Our best wishes to you both for happiness and long lives together!
This was such a beautiful presentation of your happy life together. Congratulations on your love, your marriage, the ability to share it! Thank you for the privilege to be a part of it with you!
Thoroughly enjoyed the opportunity to get a glimpse at your "before" lives - we are looking forward to celebrating with you! Your story and partnership show such joy - thanks for sharing it!
So excited, this will be the event of the year. Wonderful that you two found each other and are so happy. And this website is beyond amazing. Love you both, and Tao too,
Congratulations to you both. I am so honored to be invited and to attend this special occasion!
Ted and Phil, we are thrilled for you both. I will never forget Ted telling me about this hunk that lived across from him!!! Your love for each other is inspiring! We wish you Forever!!
Ted and Phil, this site is an amazing way to bring so many into your life. Thank you for letting us celebrate with you on your most special day.
We are excited about sharing such a special day with you two. Congratulations!
This is very lovely. I wish you two the best.
What a great website. So happy for you both!!!
We are so happy that you have eachother and we are so honored to be counted among your friends. Wishing you all the best. Love and best wishes.
Joseph & Jeremy
I am so happy for you both! It is so wonderful when two people can share their lives together and know that they are meant to be. What a beautiful story! We love you both.
Guys, we are just elated for you. What a wonderful website whose preparation and attention to detail are so evident. We are proud to call you friends. Can't wait for the wonderful night!!!! Love you both!!!!
Korbin & David
So very happy for you and looking foward to your special day, you have always had the best vacation photos of you two, loved seeing them here and what a wonderful album!
What a great website! We are looking forward to the big day!
Beautiful website. Forrest and I are looking forward to celebrating the marriage of two wonderful men.
Gil & Forrest
What an incredible website. I am so looking forward to celebrating with you.
This site is a wonderful way to showcase your life together. We are looking forward to celebrating the marriage of two very special people.
What a splendid occasion. Cannot wait.
Nous n'avons jamais vu un Guest book aussi bien fait.
Nous attendons avec impatience de participer à l'évèment de l'année, votre mariage.
What a happening!! So much fun. Can.t wait for big event.
All I can say is "WOW" great job and it's not even finished yer!!!
During a beautiful sunset on St. Maarten on their favorite beach in the world, Phil asked Ted to spend the rest of their lives together in marriage.
Trying to find the right words to say yes, Ted found a piece of art that represented his feelings and gave it to Phil over his birthday dinner and thus the planning began.
On February 14th, 2012, a quick trip to New York City sealed the deal legally. And planning for the real ceremony with friends and loved ones started taking shape.
Meeting in 2005, while Ted was watering red geraniums on the balcony, sparks were in the air as the two locked eyes across the driveway. Needless to say, red geraniums symbolize their love for each other.
By 2006, it was time for a single home and more time together. And of course time for travel! The more diverse places the better.
In 2009, a new entry to the family was Tao, a Maltese mix who is the joy of many people's life.
And 2012... the opportunity to marry legally in NYC on Valentine's Day was too hard to pass up. But alas, with none of our dear friends and family able to participate, it was decided a ceremony and reception in Dallas would take place (although Phil would prefer chartering an A380 and having the wedding on the beach in St. Maarten).
We are so hopeful that we will see you in September!
Theodore Charles Schweitzer, III
Born in Okarchee, Oklahoma in 1968, Ted was raised on a farm just outside of Yukon, Oklahoma until the age of 17. Living the farm life with sprinkles of the city was an amazing way to grow up... (but please, no Green Acres comments)! His mom Patricia passed away in 1985 and forever changed the trajectory of life.
While attending high school and college and most importantly, needing a job, his career in the hotel business began as a bellman carrying bags at a Holiday Inn in 1986. In 1997, an opportunity to take a training job with Choice Hotels took him to Phoenix, Arizona. Traveling all over the country for several years led to progressive jobs at Choice and eventually to a new position at La Quinta in Dallas, Texas.
Moving to Dallas in 2003 after commuting from Phoenix, a whole new world of friendships, community and sense of home (oh yeah, and meeting PHIL!) has proven the best move of Ted's life. Funny how life works isn't it.
Philip Boustani's Story
Born in Beirut in 1966, Phil left for the United States at a young age to escape from bomb shelters during the civil war in Lebanon. After graduating from boarding school in Cañon City Colorado, he attended the University of Northern Colorado and graduated with a political and social science degree.
A slight shift in career paths, he decided to take a year and travel the world as an international purser for American Airlines. That simple decision shaped the future and now 22 years later and millions of miles around the planet, Phil still loves to fly.
After living in San Francisco and New York, he settled in Dallas where life came alive with new friends and became very active in the community. Phil suffered a major stroke at 30 that entailed three craniotomies yet his zest for life was to emerge triumphant.
Meeting Ted in 2005, a deep connection started from the first moment he saw Ted watering red geraniums on his balcony across the driveway. That connection turned into love that just keeps getting better and stronger - minute by minute, day by day and year after year.
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