YMCA of the Rockies Wedding Ceremony

This coupled lives in Wisconsin, and all our work together was done over the phone. Their relationship began with a great adventure, and when they...

Della Terra Mountain Chateau: Venue Review

I figured I'd start a new feature giving reviews of some of my favorite Colorado wedding venues, and the Della Terra Mountain Chateau seems like a...

Rocky Mountain Elopement Ceremony

Sometimes I wish I could just be the official Rocky Mountain National Park Wedding Officiant. I mean... what an office! From the drive up to the...
Get to know Jen a little better

Get to know Jen a little better

I think there are at least a bajillion words on this website...but if you want to explore my thoughts a little deeper, here's some recent press: KSQD : Talk of the Bay. Christine, Naomi and I have a delightful exploration on how ritual and ceremony assist important...

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On Beauty & Ceremony

On Beauty & Ceremony

On a recent wintry walk, I was listening to Michael Meade. Stories + Walking = Happy Jen. His words and stories got me thinking about beauty & ceremony, and how they are so linked for me... Michael Meade said, "To put more beauty into the world is to change the...

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Rocky Mountain Elopement Ceremony

Rocky Mountain Elopement Ceremony

Sometimes I wish I could just be the official Rocky Mountain National Park Wedding Officiant. I mean... what an office! From the drive up to the park, to the gorgeous scenery of the park itself, it might be one of my favorite places for the quintessential Rocky...

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Ceremonial Musings

“This is what rituals are for. We do spiritual ceremonies as human beings in order to create a safe resting place for our most complicated feelings of joy or trauma, so that we don’t have to haul those feelings around with us forever, weighing us down. We all need such places of ritual safekeeping. And I do believe that if your culture or tradition doesn’t have the specific ritual you are craving, then you are absolutely permitted to make up a ceremony of your own devising, fixing your own broken-down emotional systems with all the do-it-yourself resourcefulness of a generous plumber/poet.” Elizabeth Gilbert