Wedding Disasters 101

Wedding hype is out of control.  Bear in mind that I love officiating weddings.  But if you believe that your wedding day is the most important, special day of your entire life, and you will do anything to make it awesome, your likely risking disappointment.  Here is my advice after 250 weddings – don’t get … Continue reading Wedding Disasters 101

A Failure to Party

A wedding invitation arrives in the mail.  You are cordially invited to your second cousin’s once removed daughter’s wedding…in Toledo.  Travel is expensive these days, and you are busy, so you send your regrets and a card wishing them a long and happy marriage, still wondering exactly how you are related.  Now imagine the next … Continue reading A Failure to Party

September 1 – “Great Banquets are Never Easy”

Being way too early for a New Year's resolutions (or am I too late?),  I am making a Yom Kippur resolution.  Time to come back to weekly lectionary blogging.  Bloomingcactus blog, true to its name, survives without my help, and periodically calls from the wilderness encouraging me to write.  So look for something by Tuesday … Continue reading September 1 – “Great Banquets are Never Easy”