| Jul 8, 2013
| 4:08 PM
A couple weekends ago, Enrique and I invited our friends over to his house for a barbeque. With everyone relaxed and having a good time, the conversation turned to our wedding plans.
First, “So, what’s your theme for the wedding?”
| Jul 9, 2013
| 11:20 AM
Whether you’re paying for your own wedding or your parents are paying for it, wedding expenses can add up very quickly. It’s very important to sit back and think about what is a priority for you. Obviously there are things you don’t want...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 2:08 PM
Somewhere along the line, Hal Cummings came up with the slogan "Have Pipes, Will Travel."
That's no exaggeration. On St. Patrick's Day in particular, Cummings, a Naval Academy graduate and retired Navy line officer as well as a master bagpipe player,...
| Apr 5, 2013
| 9:05 AM
Wedding date: Feb. 9, 2013
Her story: Megan Quick, 36, grew up in Oaklyn, N.J. She is a registered nurse at Johns Hopkins Hospital. Her father, Michael, works for Susquehanna Bank and her mother, Doreen, is a retired medical receptionist.
| Jun 7, 2013
| 3:29 PM
Forget the water cooler — or any other public space like social media or the Internet.
When a TV show strikes the kind of psychic chords that HBO’s “Game of Thrones” did last week with its blood-drenched Red Wedding sequence, the...
| Jun 12, 2013
It's so easy to forget the past. Not the major historical events that shaped the country and the world, but the smaller, yet still historical, things that shaped us individually.
As our relatives pass away, we lose another piece of history that...
| Jun 2, 2013
| 8:20 PM
That was truly, truly disturbing.
It doesn’t always happen, but at least once a season “Game of Thrones” delivers an amazing episode of television. Sunday’s “The Rains of Castamere” was such a moment.
For about 15...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 9:51 AM
Technology is great in so many ways -- even when planning a wedding. For example, Excel spreadsheets make it so easy to keep track of all your wedding information. You can set up a sheet with all the guests you plan to invite along with their phone...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 12:07 PM
What do you get when you have free food in a room full of curious, engaged couples? How about adding a DJ, tables with information booklets galore and a moving human sculpture?
In D.C., it was the 4th Annual Gay & Lesbian Wedding Expo, coordinated by...
| May 28, 2013
| 2:53 PM
At one point, I could never have imagined that a wedding and all its various preparatory activities could potentially make or break friendships, but it happens.
Over the years, I have learned how selfless some people can be: There are the friends who...
| May 28, 2013
| 3:14 PM
When I was younger, my sister and I would stay up to watch BET’s "ComicView." Throughout the '90s and 2000s, "ComicView" was the launching pad for many of our current top black stand-up comedians. One night, I recall hearing a performer make a...
| May 29, 2013
| 7:37 AM
Today, dear readers,
Is World No-Tobacco Day (May 31) but June is on the horizon. "Come on June" is the chant at schools and colleges to end the academic year. Congratulations to the Class of 2013.
June brings graduates, June bugs and June brides....