32 years ago us, family and some friends (but no best man) gathered in our house with a justice of the peace, and we
Fortunately one of my friends stepped in and did the honours, and it all went off well. The guests strolled outside on the steaming sidewalks during a heavy duty chinook. We had some wine, some munchies, and everybody went away happy. I think it was less than $500 all up.
Do I have any advice? Should have asked that during the AMA. Did you miss it yesterday?
As it happens, I do, short and pithy. Guys, 5 words. Yes dear, then do it.
Gals, well, I've no idea. Be gentle, I guess, us men are poor fragile creatures. Some of us don't know we needed the BDD. (Bonk, Drag, Domesticate.)
Couples, scrap the expensive wedding. Weddings are easy, not worth celebrating. Say I do, sign the paperwork, and get on with the hard work. Celebrate your anniversaries. Sticking together in the face of enemy action from your kids, if any, the temptations of the internet, and the sheer wear and tear of daily life is well worth celebrating.
I finally got around to scoping out a location I've had in mind for a while, and I'm pretty pleased. I'll have to come back on the equinox.