Photo courtesy of Sugar Beet Photo (Monica Velez)
September 25, 2013, No comments

The recent Supreme Court decisions striking down DOMA (the Defense of Marriage Act) and subsequent decisions by the IRS on the tax status of married same-sex couples, have opened a […]


Congratulations & Happy New Year!

January 7, 2012, No comments

The close of the year and beginning of a new one, it is a good time to reflect and offer thanks. As I ring in 2012, I am happy to […]

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A Song in her Heart

September 29, 2011, No comments

The song, “Marry Me,” by Train, has become a new favorite wedding anthem. Earlier this week, we played the tune for a processional walk down the p ...

A traditional Scottish cup, a quaich, with a dram of single malt whiskey.

Family Heirlooms Enhance Any Ritual

August 25, 2011, No comments

The other day, I was lucky enough to participate in a “surprise” 20th wedding anniversary vow renewal.  Conway Fraser, a thoughtful and romantic ...

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    Why Elope to New York?
    July 22, 2011, No comments

    I never realized how many couples choose to elope to New York City! They come from everywhere–Europe, Asia, South America, and Australia, not to mention the American states. I have […]