An Officiant’s Reflection on a Seattle Wedding. In Jail.

I received the most precious thank you note.  From a bride named Andrea.  Months ago, she was married to her Sweetheart at the King County Jail in downtown Seattle. I remember Andrea’s call to me.  She was in tears because she couldn’t find an available Officiant to deliver a ceremony at the jail on a…

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“I Wish I Had Done This On My Wedding Day…”

A bride recently asked me, “what are some things couples do on their wedding day that you wish could have been done differently?” A loaded question.  So, I answered from the “wedding ceremony” perspective and it went something like this… Ditch The Aisle Runner on Hardwood or Grass.  Simply, ditch the aisle runner, especially on…

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Windpalooza 2015: A Crazy and Memorable Wedding Weekend…

The 29th has always been my favorite number.  And August 29th and August 30th didn’t disappoint as two days in the “wedding record books.”  We all awoke to a severe wind warning for Saturday.  By 11 a.m., the winds were strong, bringing down trees and whipping around tents set up for wedding ceremonies and receptions.…

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Best Tips For Writing Your Wedding Vows: Elegant, Easy and “Yours…”

You’re getting married! AND it is time to design, craft and write your wedding vows. Writing your wedding vows gives you a remarkable opportunity to express your personality and devotion to the person standing with you on your wedding day. A beautiful wedding ceremony includes beautiful vows. Your wedding vows can be traditional, old-fashioned, original, unique, religious, funny,…

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