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taking the air-quotes off the m-word

we first "married" in 1993 by registering as domestic partners in the city of san francisco, in a dreary room with cracked walls in the basement of city hall.
at our second "marriage" in 2004 we became domestic partners in the
state of california thanks to the notary public and marked up postage
at mail boxes, etc. this year, we are taking the air-quotes off the m-word. on the occasion of our fifteenth anniversary, we will reaffirm our commitment to each other by actually getting married. we will have an intimate ceremony and celebration on saturday, september 27, at the lovely home of our gracious friends donna gibbs and dennis minor of hillsborough ca.

more to come …

  • Third time’s the charm. My heart is bursting with happiness for you both.

  • yay! have a lovely day!
    we’ve been married for nearly eight years (on tuesday) and i never realized i could love a person more AND want to whack them with a frying pan on a daily basis.

  • Congratulations, patriarchy or no patriarchy! And I really am happy for you. 🙂

  • I am so happy for you both! And I will be coming to San Francisco in June (to celebrate being retired!) I we must arrange it so I can meet D-Paul. Love seeing all the good wishes coming your way on Twitter.

  • YAY!!! Congrats! Whatcha gonna eat?

  • YAY! CONGRATULATIONS! And yes, FINALLY no more air quotes! 🙂

  • All my best to both of you

  • I wish you much love.

  • Congratulations! I hope that the happiness that you bring to one another continues to grow.

  • Cynthia

    new reader to your blog, hello there!
    Congrats on your marriage and best of luck and many years of happiness for you both. *cheers*

  • Congratulations to both of you and best wishes for a lifetime of love, laughter, good food and great wine. Make sure to keep us posted on the menu for the reception. 🙂

  • Congratulations and wish you the best for a lifetime of happiness together. Photos soon, yes? 🙂

  • Big congratulations to the both of you…hope you remembered to put on your top hats and do a disco dance!

  • Peter Kretzman

    Congratulations! I’m very happy for you.

  • alison

    Congratulations – withing you both every happiness!