semi homemade
March 12, 2014, No comments

  Celebrity Chef, author, and “First Girlfriend” of New York State Sandra Lee has made famous the term “semi-homemade.”  In books and on the food network she promotes recipes of […]

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Herzlichen Glückwunsch und Weihnachtsgrüße!

December 11, 2013, No comments

In the heart of Christmas season I was fortunate to officiate the German-inspired wedding of Jean and Jim.  This lovely couple had a particularly swe ...

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Locks of Love

November 24, 2013, No comments

Over the last dozen years, “love locks” have begun to appear on important bridges around the world.  To express their undying devotion, lovers at ...

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To Us!

August 27, 2013, No comments

The little touches makes the ceremony, whether it is telling the couple’s romantic story, describing what’s special about the rings, or drawing ou ...

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    A Day in the Life Of…..
    June 17, 2012, No comments

    I continue to be amazed at the number of couples who elope to NYC.   And with the passage of the Marriage Equality Law a year ago, the number of couples […]

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    Dotting the i’s and Crossing the t’s
    May 26, 2012, No comments

    New York City has become a popular “destination wedding spot” for couples from abroad.  Over the years, I have worked with brides and grooms from many countries including Canada, England, Scotland, Ireland, […]

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    Every Kiss Begins With “K”
    May 12, 2012, No comments

    Much of contemporary advertising, I believe, portray the kind of society and culture that we think—or more probably, hope exists.  Advertisements related to engagements and weddings typically feature young, shiny, […]

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    Halloween + Wedding = A Very Happy Day
    October 5, 2011, No comments

    As Halloween approaches, I recall fondly a private wedding I officiated–in “costume” for a very nice local couple. The couple had met when they were very young. They went on […]