Same Sex Ceremony Pro

Until early in 2019, I never had done a Same Sex Wedding. It wasn’t that I wouldn’t do them. I had received a few phone inquiries, but no same sex couples had ever selected me. Then came the Covid pandemic and everything changed. After the Supreme Court decision on Same Sex weddings, some courthouses stopped… Read more »

Big Weddings Are Back

The Covid pandemic put big weddings on hold. The last 2 ½ years I did courthouse style weddings with just 2-4 attending almost exclusively. Starting mid-year 2022 larger weddings are back in a big way. In the past few years, I did 20 WedXpress ceremonies for every Remembrance Custom Wedding. This year there has been… Read more »

Have FUN!

What do I mean by have fun? Weddings are traditionally serious. And let’s face it… Being married is a serious business. It’s a lot of hard work to make it successful. The author Robert Louis Stevenson said “Marriage is like life in this, that it is a field of battle and not a bed of… Read more »

Same Sex Weddings

I have never done a same sex wedding. Up until the Supreme Court decision, I have only been asked once. That contact was a call for a wedding between two women. At the time such weddings were illegal in Missouri. The legislature, in prohibiting same sex weddings, put a provision in the law that even… Read more »

Funny Weddings

I had reservations when the first couple told me they wanted a wedding that was funny. They explained that they were a fun, funny couple and they wanted their wedding to reflect that. I had reservations. I believe that a wedding is a very significant step in a person’s life and a wedding ceremony event… Read more »

Writing for Robots

Once upon a time I wrote the copy for my Remembrance Weddings website and I really tried to put as much information as I could that would be helpful, not just in picking an officiate but also in planning the wedding ceremony for couples. Being a writer (my first college degree was a Bachelor of… Read more »

Eco-Friendly Wedding Favors

Here is an earth friendly wedding practice I’d like to encourage and spread to others. I think it is definitely an idea that should be promoted. I recently officiated a wedding (I also was a guest) where the couple was environmentally conscious. As the centerpiece on all the reception tables amongst the ribbons, flowers, and… Read more »

How to Fight Fair

Courtesy, Compromise and Common Sense in Conflict It’s so logical… why is it so hard to do? Because nobody taught you how. Not just you…. really, who do you know that has taken conflict training. Almost nobody has. That compounds the problem. Not only has nobody taught you…. guess what? Your spouse hasn’t been trained… Read more »

Officiate Pre-Planning Part 1

Every officiate has a different way of collecting the information they use to write your ceremony. That is, if they write a different ceremony for different couples. Not everyone does. Our opinion is that wedding ceremonies should not be “one size fits all.” Our mission is to provide you with a ceremony which is Beautiful… Read more »


Years ago I headed a five person counseling practice that was attached to one of the Midwest’s largest dating services. In order to be part of our group you had to take three psychological tests and meet with a state licensed therapist. What we had was something similar to what EHarmony does on the web,… Read more »