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Published on June 17, 2013, by in Uncategorized.

  I guess doing as many weddings as I have over the years should have taught me to always expect the unexpected and that some people will strive to prove they can still shock me, even if I don’t believe it so. I pulled my car in through the grand gates of this beautiful venue

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Published on May 16, 2013, by in Uncategorized.

  Recently I was sitting across the table from a couple and when I asked them what time the ceremony was scheduled to begin they said “ 5 o’clock or so.  You know weddings never start on time.”  It got me to start thinking and after about a two dozen phone calls to wedding planners,

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Published on April 6, 2013, by in Uncategorized.

  Frequently I get hired by a hotel or venue to come in and officiate an intimate wedding.  In most cases I do not have the opportunity to meet the couple until the day of the wedding.  As with all our couples I call and email them, I send them a ceremony planning kit, and

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Published on July 21, 2012, by in Uncategorized.

I have had a number of friends questions the stories that I write, thinking them to be fiction.  Let me assure you…life is stranger than any fiction that I could write.  Most of the time I tame the story so it doesn’t appear too over the top, but this one is so out there it

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Published on July 19, 2012, by in Uncategorized.

A ship captain does not have any authority to perform a wedding unless the captain is also a member of the clergy or a justice of the peace.  If the wedding ceremony is performed outside U.S. territorial waters, it must be done in accordance with the local, state, or district laws where the parties live

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