Saturday, March 8, 2008

The Wedding Rehearsal

Washington Post Magazine
9 March 2008, Page W06

Editor's Query

Tell us about a time you made a comically bad first impression

[Susan Hunter Lyon describes being locked out of St. Mark's Episcopal Church on the afternoon of her wedding rehearsal. She banged on the door and shouted in desperation, "For God's sake! Somebody please open this [expletive] door!", whereupon it did open, revealing her future mother-in-law and "their longtime family friend, the minister."]