Loran A. Tripp weds James Don Porter Jr.

Loran A. Tripp and James Don Porter Jr. celebrated their marriage with a safari theme at their new home in Dade City, Fla., on March 6, 2010.

The bride, a La Jolla High graduate is a Florida State University graduate in marketing and real estate. The groom is a University of North Florida graduate in political science who works for the family business, Wiregrass Ranch.

A mutual friend introduced them years ago. The newlyweds honeymooned for two weeks on a South African safari. They reside in Dade City with their three dogs.