Ms. Siegle graduated from Wesleyan College and obtained a grasp’s diploma in sociology and training from Columbia, the place Mr. Cephus is about to start his junior 12 months, double majoring in pc science and sustainable improvement. He had attended St. John’s College in Jamaica, Queens, for 2 years after highschool, however couldn’t afford to proceed so as an alternative went into lodge administration.
“I might say I fell in love together with her inside the first few dates,” he mentioned.
Throughout her summer time journey, she had picked up an unmannered pet off the streets, and Mr. Cephus impressed her along with his endurance, tolerance and willingness to shoulder a part of what she seen as her personal burden. (The pet, Piña, is now well-behaved and beloved. “She’s the very best canine ever,” Ms. Siegle mentioned.)
“It made me perceive how a lot he cared for dwelling issues, how devoted he was as a caretaker usually, and the way a lot he cared about ensuring that I used to be not wired by this,” she mentioned.
The couple married Aug. 22, in a tent exterior the Spruce Level Inn in Boothbay Harbor, Maine, with Sally Bullard, a notary public, officiating. They’d supposed to have their wedding ceremony a 12 months earlier, however postponed it due to the coronavirus pandemic. About 100 company attended, all absolutely vaccinated.
One surprising good thing about the delayed wedding ceremony was that the couple’s daughter, Summer season Pleasure Cephus, born Could 15, was a visitor on the occasion, too.
Mentioned Mr. Cephus, “How else would all of our family and friends additionally get to fulfill our little one?”