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Sweet Joshua Tree Wedding

The wedding I officiated a few weeks ago goes to show what a little thought and time can do for a ceremony. There weren’t even any guests – but the mood was reverent and meaningful, perfect, in fact. Mai Mai … Continue reading

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Piles and Piles of Presents

Forgive me if I have ever complained about being broke in these posts – because Chad and I received such an overwhelming truckload of wedding gifts from all our friends and family – that really, neither of us have any … Continue reading

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Some More Wedding Weekend

A few more nice shots from Stephanie Fowler of from the reception on Saturday night.     And more photos taken anonymously with my camera at the lox and bagels spread on Sunday. And at the dance class (the … Continue reading

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More Wedding Ceremony Pics

Chad’s last unmarried moments.   My flower girls: Bella and Dawkins The flower girl bouquets that Ellen made. The procession to the marriage tree. Songbae getting dressed en route. My mother. Witnessing the wedding ceremony. Inge, our officiant. The wedding … Continue reading

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Birth, Death, and Marriage (with photos)

I’ve just mailed all the wedding thank you’s, and I’ve promised everybody wedding pics. But it seems strange to post the pics without a narrative, so I am recycling my original wedding ceremony post and adding photos. And in order … Continue reading

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Wedding Celebration Pics

I loved having our wedding and reception in Joshua Tree National Park. With such majestic surroundings, there was no need for any wedding “decor.” Perfect lighting and gorgeous backdrop for wedding pics. Here’s Chad with his gorgeous sisters and niece. … Continue reading

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Bridal Shower/Bacholerette Party Pics

These photos go with this post and were taken by Wanda. This is what the tables looked like when I got there. I love fresh flowers. And my friends drinking in the shade of a boulder. (Notice the gifts to … Continue reading

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I’ve snuck off to the coffee shop to post a bit. I’m in Joshua Tree attempting to be a landlord and getting heaps of errands done. It’s easier to get things done here, because there just aren’t as many choices; … Continue reading

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Birth, Marriage, and Death

Boy, is my brother giving me a hard time, “You write about the wedding for three months and then it happens and you don’t post about it? Do you want to lose every reader you have?!” Sheeeeesh. So, for those … Continue reading

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Wedding Vows

We are gathered here at this hour to celebrate the joining of two separate lives. Today, you are surrounded by your family and friends, and by Jeannie’s daughter, Bellasundra Rose Monique, all of whom are gathered to witness your marriage … Continue reading

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