A Florida Wedding

  I woke up last Sunday morning in my own bed for the first time in three days.  When my feet hit the carpet, a terrible ache spread through them, but with each step into the plush carpet, the ache ebbed away.   Looking around at open suitcases, overflowing with dirty laundry, gold and silver pumps,…

The Mehndi Tradition

  My husband and I were married in a Christian wedding ceremony.  Like most American young girls, I had fantasized about my white wedding dress for years.  I wanted a silk, lacy dress with a train that trailed behind me like a princess, a gauzy veil on my head, and a fragrant bouquet of white…