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Auspicious And Giddy And Free

by Meg Keene, Editor-In-Chief

I very rarely do this, but you have to go read this guest post by a bride on San Francisco wedding photographer Anna Kuperberg’s blog. You have to. It’s like a wedding graduate post, but from a totally different perspective. It’s well written and wise and true. It sums up a lot of what I’m trying to write about here, in a way I would never quite say it. She says about your wedding day:

You know that daily responsibilities and time and practicality – yes – they have decided together to give you a break on this night and step aside for what is larger: matters of the heart. Against all practical reason, you and your mate have made love the first priority.

Yes. Because you mustn’t take the title of my blog too seriously. In the end, a wedding is about something deeply unpractical, something deep and real and silly and foolish and wonderful and true. Now go read it.

Meg Keene

Meg is the Founder and EIC of APW. Her first book, A Practical Wedding: Creative Solutions for Planning a Beautiful, Affordable, and Meaningful Celebration, was published in January 2012, and has been a top three bestseller on the wedding bookshelf ever since. Meg has her BFA in Drama from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts. She lives in Oakland, CA with her husband and son. For more than you ever wanted to know about Meg, you can visit

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  • Evelyn

    BIG, HUGE, RESOUNDING YES! Thank you so much for sending us over there to read that post because that's exactly what it's all about. Love for love, by love and about love. What a beautiful thing.

  • Bridechka

    This post made me smile! Thanks as always Meg!