Once, Twice, Three Times a ...Bride?

Paraphrasing Lionel Richie: Once, Twice Three Times A …Bride?! A couple of months ago I went to the wedding of a close friend. It was a small-ish affair and quite lovely. We were blessed with beautiful weather, the vibe amongst the guests was friendly, the food was bountiful, and the music was good. The pre-wedding reception was pleasant. Still, I felt a little weird. At first, I couldn't quite put my finger on where this feeling was coming from, but it became clear to me during the ceremony when they recited their vows.
I watched them gaze lovingly into each others eyes promising to "love, cherish…til death us do part. Aha! Here's where that weird feeling I was having came from. This is her third wedding, the third time she's made this promise. Read more…