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Wedding Dog, Odin, Did Good! Celebrating Daniel and Rachel at The Salish Lodge…

Moments before Rachel walked down the aisle, she was with her wedding party and family. And I found her holding onto her exuberant dog, Odin.  At rehearsal, Odin was very high energy and all dog. The next day, on his people’s wedding day, this wonderful dog easily and gracefully walked down the aisle and took  Continue Reading »

Brenda and Cosdyn’s Wedding Day At The Salish Lodge…

I was with Brenda and her lovely ladies just before she walked down the aisle to marry her love, Cosdyn, at The Salish Lodge last weekend.   It was happiness for me to share in Cosdyn and Brenda’s wedding day.  And more so because this beautiful and gracious couple came to me via Danielle (Brenda’s Maid  Continue Reading »

Mikey, Sam and Sally: The Sweetest Wedding At The Salish Lodge

There are moments around this wonderful and crazy work that I do that deeply touch my heart. There are moments that remind me why I do this work.   Yesterday, at the Salish Lodge, I had a great joy of officiating Mikey and Sam’s wedding ceremony. In attendance, as flower girl, ring bearer, wonder dog  Continue Reading »

What Is Big Is Really Small. What Is Small Is Really Big.

Jeremy + Chontelle. On Saturday evening, after months of planning from Illinois, this beautiful and very sweet couple was married at The Salish Lodge, surrounded by a small and mighty group of family and friends – all who travelled from far places to share in the happiness of this big day. With the sound of the  Continue Reading »

13 Flower Girls: A Pack of Petal Power at Ryan and Nina’s Wedding Ceremony…

13. Yes, 13 flower girls. And they had a coach! It was such happy and joy for me to watch Ryan’s face as a pretty pack of 13 dancing flower girls pranced down the aisle, before his bride, Nina, processed down the aisle, accompanied by her loving Dad, Gary.  All of this ‘happy” happened at The  Continue Reading »

Happy Memories From This Holiday Season of Tiny and Last Minute Weddings in Seattle…

Happy New Year!  It has been a happy pleasure for me to share in tiny weddings and “last minute weddings” during this final week of 2014. As I reflect on this past week, here is my take away… William and Heather:  With less than a month to plan and with a big move to Colorado in early  Continue Reading »

Holiday Weddings 2014: Tie A Bow Around It By Getting So Very Married!

Each year, just before Christmas day, it is always fun to share in a wedding that is extra special because it is surrounded by the joy and beauty of the December holiday season.  Congratulations to Catalina and Mariina, married at Gene Coulon Park, in the happy presence of Catalina’s parents. Much happiness is wished to  Continue Reading »

You Know What My Happiness Is? A Kind, Gracious and Appreciative Loving Couple. Truly.

My heart was in such a happy place as I made the drive to the Salish Lodge last Sunday to get Brian and Dayna so very married. This sweet couple lives by my favorite paradox:  ‘what is big, is really small.  what is small, is really big.” With 18 family members as their guests, Brian  Continue Reading »

Fred + Tracie. You’ve Got To Love A Beautiful Couple Who Does Everything Right…

And I don’t share this lightly! Everything about Fred and Tracie’s wedding day was beautiful.  Because it reflected the beauty, graciousness and heart of a couple who created a memorable celebration not only for themselves but for their children, family and friends. Surrounded by their 3 children (an inspiring blended family), Fred and Tracie exchanged  Continue Reading »

It’s The Little Things Around A Wedding Ceremony That Are Truly The Very Big Things…

I live with this paradox: What is big is really small. What is small is really big. And at a wedding ceremony, I have found the little things ARE the big things. For instance, I arrived yesterday for Sara and Regan’s Noon wedding ceremony at The Salish Lodge.  Once I got over how fabulous Sara’s  Continue Reading »

In The Presence of Profound & Authentic Love: Bobby and Hilary Get Married At The Salish Lodge

I marry couples of all shapes, ages and sizes. And on occasion, I get a young couple who blows my wedding socks off! Meet Bobby and Hilary.  A couple in their mid-twenties, they created, nurtured and protected a very loving relationship over the past 7 years.  They made huge transitions from school to jobs to  Continue Reading »