new era of marriage

The year of the Coronavirus crisis will usher in a new era of marriage. If you’ve been contemplating marriage, this is the time to act. If you’re already engaged and have plans disrupted by this national lockdown, don’t give up the ship. This disruption will make your pending marriage better, even if you have to…

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Coronavirus

The Coronavirus will pass. The lockdown will end. Life will go on. In the meantime, our lives have been upended more dramatically than by any event since World War II or 9/11. Wedding celebrations have taken a hit. Many courthouses are closed across the country, so it’s hard to secure a marriage license. But even…

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wedding jazz standard

One of the most delightful melodies ever written for theater is “All the things you are.” It is simply lovely musically and lyrically, which is why it has become something of a wedding jazz standard. The music was written by Jerome Kern in 1939 for a little known musical (Very Warm for May), with lyrics…

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advantages of marriage

The advantages of marriage are amazing. The public hasn’t caught on, though, according to this article in the Wall Street Journal: “Middle-class Americans are forsaking marriage amid financial insecurity, effectively making the institution more of a luxury good enjoyed by prosperous Americans.” According to the article, finances are the reason: “More couples are deciding to…

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wedding mistake

Wedding planning can be stressful, because it requires you to make over one-thousand decisions on a deadline. With so many choices along the way, it’s easy to make a wedding mistake here or there. Brides Magazine pointed out the most common in a recent article: THE 50 MISTAKES BRIDES ALWAYS MAKE The path to “I…

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