Molly Johnson, Paul Balmer

Molly Katherine Johnson and Paul McClintock Balmer were married Aug. 10 at House on Metolius, a private nature reserve and events space in Camp Sherman, Ore. John Beiers, an uncle of the bride who became a Universal Life minister for the occasion, officiated. Ms. Johnson, 29, is an assistant and program associate for Meadow Fund,…

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Audrey Uong, Gregory Dibelius

Dr. Audrey Michelle Uong and Dr. Gregory Scott Dibelius were married Aug. 10. The Rev. Boniface J. Ramsey performed the ceremony at St. Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church in Manhattan. Dr. Uong, 32, is a pediatric hospitalist at the Children’s Hospital at Montefiore in the Bronx. She graduated cum laude from Amherst College, received a medical…

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Katrina Forrester, Jamie Martin

Katrina Max Forrester and Jamie Robert Martin were married Aug. 10 at Lyman Estate, a national historic landmark in Waltham, Mass. Devorah Baum, the wife of the bride’s half brother, Josh Appignanesi, and who received a one-day marriage designation from Massachusetts, officiated. The couple met in 2008 at the University of Cambridge, from which each…

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Wilson Dunlavey, Victor Eng

Wilson McClelland Dunlavey and Victor Chang Eng were married Aug. 7. in Santa Barbara, Calif. Conn Abel, a deputy commissioner of civil marriages at the Santa Barbara County Courthouse, officiated. On Aug. 10, the couple also exchanged rings and vows in a ceremony led by Emily Jirout, a childhood friend of Mr. Dunlavey, at Rancho…

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Suzanne Hatfield, Andrew Tran

Suzanne Remington Hatfield and Andrew Tran were married Aug. 10 at 26 Bridge, an events space in Brooklyn. Bennett Tran, the brother of the groom who became a Universal Life minister to officiate, led the ceremony. The bride, who is 32 and works in Manhattan, is a project manager in the advertising sales, presentation and…

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10 New, Impossible to Resist Summer Recipes

We have enough brand-new recipes to keep you busy, and well fed, all week. Make cherry tomato and white bean salad (above), crostini alla norma and all the recipes in the collection below.

When Did Self-Help Become Self-Care?

Image Before she was running for president, Marianne Williamson was an author.CreditLucas Jackson/Reuters “Wellness” is a word that has come to encompass our latest dominant sociocultural obsession — how to take care of ourselves in the world. It may, at one point, have been popularly understood as an extension of self-help, a category of literature…

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Sister Helen Prejean Explains It All for You

NEW ORLEANS — Thirty-five years ago, when Sister Helen Prejean was in the death house at the Louisiana State Penitentiary in Angola waiting to witness the execution by electrocution of Elmo Patrick Sonnier, the guard in charge asked her, “What’s a nun doing in a place like this?” “Dead Man Walking,” her harrowing 1993 book…

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Medical News Today: Investigating ‘spin’ in scientific journals

A recent study investigated «spin» in psychiatry and psychology research papers. The study authors found spin in more than half of the abstracts they analyzed. What impact might this have on doctors’ decisions? Many doctors only have time to read the abstract of a study. As news and media outlets compete for views, they can…

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Friends, Pen Pals, and Finally, Spouses

Robin Sarah April Foerster Cameron and Gary William Webb were married Aug. 10 in Randolph, Vt. Mariah Dekkenga, who received permission from the state of Vermont to officiate, led the ceremony in her home, which she owns with Mike Perrone, both friends of the couple. The bride, 38, and groom, 32, are both visual artists…

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