Author Archives: snaranjo

September 25, 2014

Wedding Ceremonies & Rituals….

(Original Caption) John F. Kennedy and Jacqueline Bouvier cutting their wedding cake after their marriage in Newport, Rhode Island. John Kennedy was then U.S. Senator from Massachusetts. Robert Kennedy at left.Recently, I’ve been on a quest to uncover the history and significance of the Cake Cutting Ceremony and the Bouquet Toss. I want to find […]

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What is a Receiving Line?

Bride, groom and parents exchanging wishesA Receiving Line is a ceremonial act that takes place when the bride, the bride’s attendants, and the host of the reception (typically the father of the bride) take the time to formally greet and welcome the attendees to the celebration, as well as receiving their congratulations and good wishes. As […]

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February 7, 2012

Not Quite “Day 1” Yet…

It’s Monday afternoon, the day before the first official day of Mobile Beat and I have just returned to my motel room after attending three very informative seminars. My imagination is stirring with bite sized nuggets if inspiration and now I’m attempting to record it down onto my keyboardless iPad (note to self… bring laptop […]

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