Congratulations To David Friedlander and Jacqueline Schmidt. I admit it, I had a hard time processing this article about their wedding from today’s New York Times. I knew there were people in Brooklyn opening restaurants that only serve popovers, and shopping in artisanal hardware stores. But I was unaware that this particular strain of children … Read moreWhat’s a wedding for, anyway? These two have an interesting answer, bless their hearts.
No, the holidays sure do take things up a notch at home. Something about coming home to be merry and bright is exhausting. And when we’re tired, the universal family nonsense ( or as we say in yiddish, mishegas) gets amplified, and suddenly it’s an episode of Days of Our Lives, without the funny window … Read moreNo Place Like Home For The Holidays. Can I get an amen?
It’s an iconic image – the bride leaving the reception and tossing a bouquet into a cheering crowd of happy single gals. In real life, when the DJ fires up the Beyoncé song and calls out all qualified bouquet catchers frequently, women of a certain age or mindset disappear into the woodwork. Or the ladies … Read moreTossing the Bouquet Toss – All The Single Ladies Will Thank You.