More than Enough

First birthdays here in the US are often accompanied by a big party to celebrate not just baby’s first year of life but a Mom and Dad’s first year as parents.  We cast invitations far and wide, blow out a single candle and sing.  We let babies eat cake, cheering wildly as they make a…

A DC area promise

Every year there’s a warm snap late in February here in DC.  All the moms are on the playground, the kids who aren’t ordinarily wearing shorts year round are wearing shorts and an airy buzz about the cusp of spring is jumping off everyone’s tongue. I raise my face to the warm sun, take it…

Cathy and Jon’s Wedding

Cathy and Jon’s wedding brought us to Baltimore, Maryland although it didn’t seem so much like Baltimore at times.   When the couple met each other for the first time that day it felt more like an exotic place, somewhere Europe-y, somewhere like Rome… Their ceremony and reception was held in the George Peabody Library…

Stacey & Jon’s Wedding on Saturday, September 27th

Stacey and Jon’s wedding brought us to Chevy Chase, Maryland just outside of Washington, DC where they were married at Chevy Chase United Methodist Church.  The stone work, ivy and gardens of both the church and Chevy Chase Club where the reception was held reminded me of London abbeys… if only the weather hadn’t followed the…