Gifted Friends

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The great sports journalist Dick Schaap used to talk about how he “collected” friends. I feel the same way. Although shy until my early 20’s, I now love nothing more than getting to know people, their stories, and what makes them tick. I’ve been unusually fortunate to meet smart, creative, and dedicated people who work in academe, government, the nonprofit …

A Once in a Lifetime Wedding: Set to Music

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I‘ve come to appreciate that as a celebrant, I, too have a bucket list.  And, sometimes I come upon a ceremony that is truly once in a lifetime– it was on my bucket list and I didn’t even know it!   The wedding of Colette and Mike was one such event. The wedding was a few weeks ago and took …