Madeleine Marecki, Mark Hall

Madeleine Marie Marecki and Dr. Mark James Hall were married Sept. 14 at Monte de Oro Winery in Temecula, Calif. Tom Marecki Jr., a brother of the bride who became a minister with American Marriage Ministries for the event, officiated. Mrs. Marecki-Hall, 34, is the lead writer for the American Council on Exercise, a company…

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Katie Rodihan, Heath Hyatt

Katie Murphy Rodihan and Heath Loring Hyatt were married Sept. 14 at the Admiral’s House, an estate in Seattle. Senator Tim Kaine, Democrat of Virginia, officiated, having been ordained by the American Marriage Ministries. Ms. Rodihan, 27, is the national press secretary for Inslee for America, the presidential campaign of Gov. Jay Inslee, Democrat of…

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Rachel Pruitt, David Rosenblatt

Dr. Rachel Mary Pruitt and David Harlan Rosenblatt were married Sept. 14 at Trail’s End Camp in Beach Lake, Pa. Cantor Eric Schulmiller officiated. The bride, 30, is a fourth-year neurosurgery resident at North Shore University Hospital in Manhasset, N.Y. She graduated from the University of California, Davis and received a medical degree from Hofstra.…

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Lanna Semel, Eugene Hertzberg

Lanna Semel and Eugene Hertzberg were married Sept. 14 at the Harmonie Club, a private social club in New York. Rabbi Nicole Auerbach officiated. Mrs. Hertzberg, 35, is a senior associate at Gensler, a global design and architecture firm in New York. From 2005 to 2007 she served as a Peace Corps volunteer in the…

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Hannah Kim, James McGarry

Hannah Chang Kim and James Stephen McGarry were married Sept. 14 at the San Francisco Theological Seminary in San Anselmo, Calif. Sanford Marshall, a minister ordained by First Nations Church and Ministry, officiated. The bride, who is 31 and works in San Francisco, is a lawyer specializing in eviction defense with Legal Assistance to the…

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Louise Denny, Kevin Considine

Louise Catesby Denny and Kevin Thomas Considine were married Sept. 14 at the Church of the Heavenly Rest in New York. The Rt. Rev. J. Clark Grew II, the retired Episcopal bishop of Ohio, performed the ceremony, with the Rev. Matthew F. Heyd, an Episcopal priest, and the Rev. Brian G. Konzman, a Roman Catholic…

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Katherine Guzik, Matthew Lovett

Katherine Inez Guzik and Matthew John Lovett were married Sept. 14 at Gran Electrica, a restaurant in Brooklyn. Nicole Cushman, a friend of the couple who was ordained as a Universal Life minister for the event, officiated. Ms. Guzik, 32, is the strategic consultant leading organizational development for Haven Life, the start-up arm of MassMutual.…

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Page Goolrick, Mark Ernst

Page Shaw Goolrick and Mark Roland Ernst were married Sept. 14 at the Quinipet Camp and Retreat Center on Shelter Island, N.Y. Dr. Peter E. Gergely, a friend of the couple who became a Universal Life minister for the occasion, officiated. The couple met at the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, from which each received a…

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Does Hispanic Heritage Month Need a Rebrand?

El Espace is a column dedicated to news and culture relevant to Latinx communities. Expect politics, arts, analysis, personal essays and more. ¿Lo mejor? It’ll be in Spanish and English, so you can forward it to your tía, your primo Lalo or anyone else (read: everyone). It’s almost Sept. 15, which means any day now…

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Why Does Everything Smell, So Peacefully, of Lavender?

Not long ago Erin Wexstten, the 35-year-old founder of Oxalis Apothecary, a plant-based skin care brand, ticked off all the ways she uses lavender in her life. “I personally have lavender everywhere,” she said. “Hand soap, dish soap. I have sachets you stick in the drawer. It makes the underwear smell nice. Dried bunches. They…

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