What Helping High School Seniors with Their College Application Essays Taught Me About Wedding Vows!

A human life is not a life until it is examined; it is not a life until it is truly remembered and appropriated; and such a remembrance is not something passive but active. . . the creative construction of one’s life. Oliver Sacks Occasionally, I like to offer a post that isn’t directly related to weddings BUT is kinda, sorta wedding themed and THIS is one of those “odd” postings! This past week I was an instructor at a three-day …

What 1 Word Describes YOUR Partner?

photo: anne edgar “Mr. Fleiss said that he has a French aunt who settled upon a word that best describes JoJo (his wife): ‘chaleur.’ ‘It means having the quality of warmth,’ he said. ‘Imagine a snowy evening in the mountains, you see a log cabin with a fire roaring — a feeling of home, of warmth and heart. For me, that’s what JoJo is.’” Yet another quote I picked-up from somewhere and have no record of where. But I love …