John and Xian (Gin) were united in an evening ceremony in the Grape Arbor on July 26th. John translated the vows for Xian as Xian only speaks Chinese. I gave them a copy of the ceremony so later in private John could translate the entire ceremony to Xian.
When Tim first called he asked if I could just sign their wedding license, they didn't want a ceremony. When asked why they didn't want a ceremony he said they did, but they just couldn't do it all right now. I told them the price was the same and I could guarantee them a very … Continue reading Morning Wedding in the Grape Arbor
Howard and Claudia always said they would get married someday. They had been saying that for 34 years. Well the "someday" was finally here, a beautiful sunny day on the Port Orchard Marina dock. They said their vows and exchanged rings surrounded by their closest friends. This group have been boating buddies for many years. … Continue reading Howard and Claudia
Mandy and Shawn tied the knot Saturday June 3rd with family and friends present at the Long Lake Pavilion in Port Orchard. Jessica and Kyle opted for a backyard wedding on a lovely sunny June afternoon in also in Port Orchard.
Late spring to early fall is the most popular times for weddings, although I have officiated at some lovely winter weddings. Because winter is the least popular time for weddings, it is the time I have chosen to travel to warmer climates. For the last several years my husband and I have been "snowbirding" or … Continue reading Wedding Season is Under Way.