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    Wish Upon a Wedding
    July 8, 2011, No comments

    The Charity Wish Upon a Wedding is a truly unique organization that has managed to touch my heart and of course, the hearts of many others. Liz Guthrie, the founder of […]

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    What’s in a Name?
    July 3, 2011, No comments

    Among students of the women’s suffrage movement, the name Lucy Stone is a familiar one. Born in 1818, she was the first woman from Massachusetts to earn a college degree, […]

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    Going to the Dogs
    June 19, 2011, No comments

    On Saturday I officiated a small wedding for a fun-loving Brooklyn couple. The celebration was at the Boathouse at Prospect Park. Although Prospect Park was designed by Frederick Law Olmstead, […]

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    Trash the Dress!
    June 17, 2011, No comments

    Standing waist high in lake water clad in your bridal gown isn’t usually included in your wedding day fantasies. However, for some, it is becoming a fun way to commemorate […]

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    The Princess Bride
    June 15, 2011, No comments

    With the royal wedding weeks behind us it seems superfluous to revisit the events of the day…..yet again. Or does it? After seeing this picture, I couldn’t help but reminisce about […]

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    Food, Glorious Food!
    June 12, 2011, No comments

    Most of the time, when people think about food and weddings, their mind goes to elaborate spreads at cocktail receptions and fine dinners.  However, food can play a part in […]

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    Away We Go!
    June 2, 2011, No comments

    When many people think of the “end” of the wedding ceremony, their minds wander to “The Kiss!” and the introduction of the newly married couple. But, there are nifty customs that […]

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    For the Love of the Game
    May 21, 2011, No comments

    I was recently asked to participate in an innovative wedding between a bride and her golf-loving husband. The ceremony took place on a beautiful Long Island course and started with a golf […]

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    Surprise! It’s a Wedding!
    May 9, 2011, No comments

    On Saturday, I had the unique opportunity to participate in a “surprise” wedding for a happy bride and groom in Manhattan. The couple invited their friends and family members to an “engagement […]

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    All You Need is Love!
    May 8, 2011, No comments

    The Beatles and Love……they just go together, right?  I think all of us were thrilled to learn that Sir Paul McCartney is engaged to an American!  His love affair with […]