The WASP and the Money Dance: A Wedding, and a Lesson in Manners
My first marriage, more than 30 years ago, was to a girl who had grown up in a Filipino Catholic family.
At our wedding reception – in West Hollywood, at what was then the Bel Age and is now the London Hotel -- we had a "money dance." Ladies pinned bills to my morning coat; male guests dropped cash and checks into a little bag my bride carried.
When we pl…