I am a credentialed, non-denominational wedding celebrant working with couples locally, nationally and internationally to co-create and officiate at personalized, meaningful and memorable wedding ceremonies throughout the United States (excepting NYC, Washington, DC and certain counties in Ohio and Virginia) since 2010.
"It was like something out of a movie." -Nate & Laura
Nate and Laura are from Idaho and planned their wedding for a summer afternoon on top of Oak Mountain in Speculator, NY.
We all rode the chairlift up to the picturesque wedding venue. The view was fabulous and together, we made a memory that they, their family and friends will cherish forever.
This diversity includes but is not limited to race, ethnicity, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability status, age, or cultural background. My experience is inclusive of this diversity.
and work with each couple to incorporate religious, spiritual or humanist elements reflecting your deepest beliefs and values.
blended-family weddings, weddings incorporating children, accommodations for handicapped bride or groom, and non-traditional requests.
I am especially creative and resourceful in creating ways to use your ideas.
and can officiate at it.
"People are like cities: We all have alleys and gardens and secret rooftops and places where daisies sprout between the sidewalk cracks, but most of the time all we let each other see is is a postcard glimpse of a skyline or a polished square. Love lets you find those hidden places in another person, even the ones they didn't know were there, even the ones they wouldn't have thought to call beautiful themselves."
- Wild Awake by Hilary T. Smith
"We need a witness to our lives. There's a billion people on the planet... I mean, what does any one life really mean? But in a marriage, you're promising to care about everything. The good things, the bad things, the terrible things, the mundane things... all of it, all of the time, every day. You're saying 'Your life will not go unnoticed because I will notice it. Your life will not go un-witnessed because I will be your witness'."
- Beverly Clark:
"We are all a little weird and life is a little weird, and when we find someone whose weirdness is compatible with ours, we join up with them and fall in mutual weirdness and call it love."
"As the days go by, each of us slowly gives away little pieces of who we are. We give of ourselves to family, to friends, to people we don't even know. But always inside, we keep a special little piece until one day, in one given moment, we know to whom it belongs, and in giving away this piece of ourselves, we are now complete. "
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