June: the Month Honeymoons

“Keep your eyes wide open before marriage, half shut afterwards.” — (Benjamin Franklin in Poor Richard’s Almanac, June 1738 There are a variety of ancient reasons why we have so many June weddings and very few of them have to do with romance. The month of June is named for the Roman goddess of marriage and childbirth. Juno was thought to watch over women and protect them, especially during childbirth. So a June wedding was a way […]

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