The broom has always signified the domestic side of life. Witches are associated with brooms because their “magic” was thought to be practiced close to the hearth fire. Most “witches” (at least of the Northern European variety) were healers or weavers or spinners. Continue reading
The easiest way to get what you want is to ask for it.
I’m sure there are people who will say to me that you don’t absolutely need your community’s support to thrive in marriage. But if you have it you’ll do better. We thrive in community. Continue reading
It’s helpful to talk at your wedding ceremony, particularly in the statement of support about why this particular community will be helpful to you as you enter marriage. Continue reading
This is a piece of the wedding that every ceremony ought to have but few do. Bottom line, marriages that are grounded in community do better. If you tell your community you want their support, they’re going to be more conscious about giving it to you. Continue reading
My dear friend Ms. Mutton Chop wrote to ask me about the role of dogs in weddings. Actually, Muttons, if I may be so familiar, there are many. Particularly if one is as stylish and as relaxed as you are. Continue reading