Marriage and a Wedding
Feb25

Marriage and a Wedding

Marriage is a sacred commitment that should never be entered into lightly or on a whim or, even worse, on a dare. By pledging your love and loyalty to another human being you are assuming the responsibility of that person’s life as they are assuming the responsibility for yours. But that doesn’t mean that a wedding has to be done according to anybody else’s wishes and desires but those of the bride and groom. A wedding day should be...

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Weddings in Other Countries
Feb23

Weddings in Other Countries

People get married all over the world every day and each country has it’s own traditions and superstitions that surround weddings. Young couples in many countries are now tending to break away from the traditional weddings that their parents, grandparents and earlier generations adhered to. America doesn’t have the market cornered on young people deciding to do things their own way and throw tradition to the wind. In some cultures and...

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Wedding Superstitions
Feb17

Wedding Superstitions

Wedding Superstitions Like many important life occasions the wedding day is steeped in superstitions and old-wives tales. We are rational human beings and therefore do not hold with superstition and old-wives tales…..except that when we spill salt we still throw some over out left shoulder, avoid walking under ladders and take a sharp right or left turn when a black cat walks across out path…..but we don’t really BELIEVE...

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The Modified Traditional Wedding
Feb06

The Modified Traditional Wedding

Pulling off a very traditional wedding and wedding celebration is harder today than it once was. There aren’t even all that many traditional families to try to pull them off anymore. More and more often the parents of the bride, the groom or both are divorced and those relationships are less than cordial to say the least. Just having the divorced parents in the same room could be disastrous. War could be declared….there could be...

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Traditional and Modified Traditional Weddings
Feb04

Traditional and Modified Traditional Weddings

The planning and execution of the most traditional of weddings is fraught with pitfalls. It is a time when the tensions and frustrations of planning such a once-in-a-lifetime event can be really hard on the nerves…not to mention relationships….and bank accounts. Weddings and the planning of weddings has been the subject of many movies and stage plays through the years. The movie that comes to mind is “Father of the Bride”....

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