A Wedding, Our Nation, and The Frog

IF Our good friend Scott Howard was married to Emily Lovejoy on Saturday the Twenty First of February at the Lutheran Church of the Redeemer in Woburn, Massachusetts.

Scott had just come to serve at the Lutheran Church of the Redeemer when he and Emily met (she drove Scott to the pot-luck dinner held to welcome him to the church).

Ever conscious of propriety, Scott attempted to conceal his attraction to Emily from Emily and the congregation for months (after-all, he is a priest and she was a member of the congregation). Of course, Emily, being the perfect match for Scott (and a member of his evaluation committee), attempted to conceal her attraction to Scott from Scott and the congregation for months.

The congregation thought the whole dance was hysterical and helped the couple plan their wedding.

Here some photos from the wedding and our trip to Woburn.


The day after the wedding, LD and I flew from Boston to Philadelphia. We spent the day with Ted and Becky sight-seeing in and around National Independence Historical Park. Then we drove back to their house in Chambersberg.

If you are ever playing tourist in Philadelphia, have lunch at the City Tavern – we did and it was excellent. Don’t forget to visit the Liberty Bell or take in some of the other sites around town. Just don’t miss the City Tavern.


Laura met us in Chambersburg and the next day we drove with her to her apartment in College Park, Maryland. We spent the night with Laura. The next day she invited us to join her morning lecture at the University of Maryland, introduced us to her professors (very nice to see Leon again), and took us to a ‘Noon Concert’.

Then we went to visit The Frog.