headlands center for the arts wedding

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I still remember where I was sitting when Margaret and I first talked on the phone about her wedding with Gavin. Stanford Shopping Center, in the middle of the mall, I had plopped my pregnant self down on one of those cushy armchairs right in front of the Louis Vuitton Store and we talked and talked about my philosophy (have fun) and her wedding (laid-back and also fun and also at my dream venue) and I remember just going on and on hoping that something I said could convince this intelligent woman that somehow I would be the right choice for her day. I always get my hopes up, no matter how hard I try not to. I’m just not that level-headed.

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