Virtual Weddings are Here!

After an unexpected Executive Order by Governor Andrew Cuomo, Virtual Wedding Ceremonies are now offering a socially distance-friendly option to couples who wish to marry.  With Simply Eloped, I officiated my first virtual ceremony yesterday, April 24, with another scheduled today. Both of these couples had marriage licenses already issued by their local marriage bureau.   (A marriage license issued anywhere …

A Little Ceremony at the South Street Seaport

About six months ago, I moved down to Wall Street, in the Financial District in Manhattan.  I had decidedly mixed feelings about the move, but tried to look on the bright side—it would be a chance to learn more about a new (to me) New York neighborhood.  FiDi, as some call it, is one of the oldest neighborhoods in town.  …

Mindful Elopements

To plan and execute a beautiful, thoughtful wedding takes a great deal of energy.  And even when all of the details have been organized to perfection, it takes a mindfulness to fully appreciate not just the planning of the day, but the intention of choices made, related to location, decoration, dress, ceremony, and more.  Destination or micro-weddings come with additional …