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A very 17th Street sort of Wedding

I know there will be griping because I have no good pictures of the grooms. No sooner had the celebrant pronounced Tom and Mike married than they were darting about pressing each of their 120 guests to a drink–and then … Continue reading

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Forget the Bride–It’s All About Me

The bride was not the only one to sport an elegant up-do at the wedding I attended on Saturday. My own unmarriageable mullet was teased, yanked and pinned into a magnificent mop top by Tina Bowles-Glass, the feistiest of them all at … Continue reading

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A wedding, a graduation, and a fistful of pills

It’s hard to determine when it all went horribly wrong. I think it was when the dog peed on the living room carpet. Scottish Susan thinks it was the moment her sciatica started up, even before she set tremulous foot on American soil. … Continue reading

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Seeing America For The First Time

It is always a joy to watch someone see America for the first time. The Crone’s friend Lady Macbeth is with her from Scotland, here to sing at the wedding of Peggoty’s son and Kiss Me Kate. (more of this … Continue reading

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Two husbands and Hurricane Danny

The wedding was quite wonderful, though wet. The Crone will post her photos when time allows but for now all you need to know is this: despite the risk of trench foot, death by drowning and/ or double pneumonia, nothing dampened the … Continue reading

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“It is wrong for our civil laws to deny any American the basic right to be part of a family, to have loved ones with whom to build a future and share life’s joys and tears, and to be free from the stain of bigotry and discrimination.” Senator Ted Kennedy, 2005

It  is a day more suited for a funeral than a wedding and safe to assume that Hurricane Danny was named for Republican Dan Quayle rather than that other Congressional consensus-builder,Daniel Webster one of the finest senators of the 19th … Continue reading

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Hyannis Port–but no black dress

To Hyannis Port MA. The Crone was rather touched to note that the interstate signs (the flashing updatable ones that usually warn of fog, pile-ups or the dangers of driving unbelted) had been changed in honor of Senator Ted Kennedy … Continue reading

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Population Explosion at Peggoty’s

Itchy Ankle has welcomed two new family members in as many months, both of them daughters, and both of them  Peggoty’s. The first (Kiss Me) Kate is the bride to be of Peggoty’s much loved son, Matt. Matt popped the … Continue reading

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Wedding Days and Independence Day

One of the Crone’s Itchy Ankle friends is an event planner for a very smart restaurant in Annapolis, where people often choose to get married. “Do you have a wedding next weekend?” the Crone asked, as the Itchy Ankle inner … Continue reading

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