Reading Joe's post this week has made me so homesick. I really miss the weddings. I especially miss the ones like he describes. This week Joe asks for your opinion. Leave comments please. I will be sure he checks in and sees them. Now here's Joe.
During the standard ceremony I perform, I ask the bride & groom
join hands. What should the bride do when she's already holding
bouquet? I don't think there's a right answer. Some keep it, the
wrapping his fingers around the stem and hers. Others hand it
to a witness,
seeming to regret having brought it in the first place.
Readers, what do you
I had the most elaborate wedding ever this week. The couple
traditional processional. The groom's best man and groomsmen stood
him. There were three flower girls - luckily, their title
ceremonial; no petals to clean up afterwards - and a 2 or
ringbearer in a 3-piece suit. As the bride prepared to walk down
aisle, one of the witnesses played the wedding march on her
After the ceremony, many pictures were taken.
For the first
time I can remember (although I'm sure not the first
time ever), all the
couples were first-timers - none had been married
before. Considering how
much planning went into the large wedding, I
suspect it will be the only one