Category: Weddings

  • Animal Attendants in your Ceremony

    Animal Attendants In Your Ceremony Posted on August 19, 2017 | Author Cynthia Dumont The animals in fairy tales steal our hearts: Cinderella’s songbirds, Bambi’s butterflies and the Darling children’s Nana in Peter Pan. But how about incorporating these icons into your own real-life fairy tale? If you want to bring animals like these into […]

  • Make Sure Your Wedding Fits You

    Pre the swinging ’60s, when your grandparents were young adults, the idea of living together before marriage was socially unacceptable. While some couples dared to try it, they dared not do so openly – for the judgment of society could be cruel. Gay couples also were in jeopardy of social condemnation. In 2014, however, living […]

  • A simple but profound symbol, the rainbow

    “This is the sign of the covenant that I make between me and you and every living creature that is with you, for all future generations. I have set my bow in the clouds, and it shall be a sign of the covenant between me and all the earth.” (Genesis 9:12-13) I wear one of […]

  • Wonderful NH Wedding couple, Sunny and John

    At Sunny and John’s wedding set at their beautiful flower-surrounded home in the New Hampshire hills along the Connecticut River valley, I talked about serendipity. How was it that I was a part of such a great group of friends on a Monday evening performing a ceremony for Dartmouth profs both of whom are teaching […]

  • Who will perform our wedding ceremony?

    When I am first contacted by someone getting married it usually starts off with a bit of awkward stumbling. The caller isn’t really sure what to ask or where to start. I try to put them at ease by asking about dates and locations and offering to send sample ceremonies because if I wait too […]

  • Insane City Wedding

    I have performed wedding ceremonies of just about every shape and variety. Early on, I officiated at my sister’s wedding in the sanctuary of the church in which we grew up. A couple of weeks ago the family and friends of a California couple climbed a New Hampshire hill to share in a ceremony surrounded […]