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Three Months, Three Weddings

I must admit, I don’t like going out in the snow. Northeast Ohio is far too grey for me. But one thing I don’t mind is braving the weather to go marry some folks, and not many people have the bravado to do it around these parts… but a few did! Congratulations and best wishes […]

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November & December Weddings

Late fall and early winter in Ohio can be remarkably unforgiving… but seven couples rolled the dice and managed to squeeze in their wedding ceremonies before Ma Nature dropped some unsavory weather on our heads. November 11: Steve & Leigh Mooney (Just the three of us at High Bridge Glens Park in Cuyahoga Falls) November […]

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October Weddings

No rest for the irreverent reverend this October! It was my second-busiest month of the year. October 1: Michael & Allison Janaske (In the lush library overlooking the Cuyahoga River at the Sheraton Suites Akron/Cuyahoga Falls October 1: Addam & Kim Chasar (At Chateau Michele in Canton. This is officially the most ink I’ve seen […]

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September Weddings

September cooled off just in time for the early fall wedding season. Here are the lovely couples I performed ceremonies for this past month: September 3: Matt & Jessica Reagle (at the magnificent Amasa Stone Temple on the campus of Case Western Reserve University) September 3: Alek & Mandy Mergy (at Rosemont Country Club in […]

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August Weddings

Five weddings… heat indexes in the 90’s… and only one torrential downpour.  Not too shabby! August 6: Brian & Lacey Flynn (originally meant to take place at Kendall Lake, but after waiting for the rain to stop for an hour, we had to execute Plan B and move the celebration to the reception venue, Happy […]

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July Weddings

It was a busy and joyous July. Congratulations to my new friends: July 8:  Gregory & Amanda Greathouse (Airman Gregory Greathouse to be exact – my dear nephew! – at Springlake Party Center, Lakemore, Ohio) July 9: Jared & Heather Gold (at the Lakewood Masonic Temple) July 16: Jacob Hall & Amina Dervisik (on the deck overlooking […]

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June Weddings

Congratulations to the lovely couples I performed ceremonies for in June! June 3: David & Annie Clingerman (At the gazebo in Wes Point Park in the heart of downtown Willoughby) June 4: Robert & Jaculyn Green (On the balcony overlooking the Cuyahoga River at the Sheraton Suites Akron/Cuyahoga Falls) June 17: Jon & Cathy Stupar […]

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Two Weekends… Seven Weddings

May 20th: William & Rebecca Gilkison (the first ever wedding ceremony conducted at Sarah’s Vineyard in Cuyahoga Falls, off Steels Corners Road near Blossom Music Center… a must visit for fans of Ohio wines!) May 21st: Paul & Amanda Scruggs (Springlake Party Center, Lakemore, Ohio) May 22nd: Yongsong & Yan Shi (at the exquisite Hillbrook […]

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Spring has Sprung! April & May Ceremonies

Here are a few of the ceremonies I’ve performed recently. I wish I had a bit more time to tell these couples’ stories, but I’m busy preparing for four ceremonies this coming weekend and three the next. April 30th: Adam Kue & Mai Hlee Xiong (Uniontown Community Park, Uniontown) April 30th: Steve Siejka & Jessica […]

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The First Ceremonies of 2011

There are always a few brave souls who decide to take the plunge in Ohio during the winter. Here are a few couples that did so and chose me to officiate. It was an honor and a pleasure! January 8th: Josh & Megan Brunner (Avon, Ohio) March 19th: Jeff & Jessica Harmon (Brunswick, Ohio) March […]

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