On the plane, to Aruba, a husband and wife sat next to me, and the wife commented on us being the last row in the plane and how nervous she is about flying. I smiled and asked the obligatory "where are you two from?" questions. We got to chatting about weddings.
"Congratulations! My daughter's getting married in October. She's having silk flowers."
"Yes, I heard they're lovely and all the rage now. Because flowers are really expensive. Are you having real flowers?"
Me: "Yes, yes...I love flowers too much to not have real flowers."
She then gave me the saddest look, and told me she wishes her daughter didn't go with "fake flowers", because she thinks flowers are one of the most important details of the day. I agreed with her, and said, "Flowers and food. Those are my top two things."Read More