The King -- or a reasonable facsimile -- will be doing the honors at our vow-renewal ceremony.
The King -- or a reasonable facsimile -- will be doing the honors at our vow-renewal ceremony.

Wedding vows, Las Vegas, Elvis -- and yours truly

Want to see me destroy the last remaining shreds of my journalistic integrity? Then visit VivaLasVegasWeddings.com around 8:30 p.m. Denver time tonight to watch a live webcast of me and my wife, Deb, renewing our vows after 25 years of marriage with a little help from a friend with a pompadour. Yep, an Elvis impersonator will be doing the honors, and even singing us a song, on this Holy Thursday -- because nothing is holier than the King of Rock and Roll.

The event is a quarter-century in the making. When we were planning our wedding, I told Deb that she could make every decision as long as I could have my dream ceremony 25 years later. I'm sure she spent much of the time since then hoping I'd forget that she accepted this deal -- but how could anyone forget something as important as that?

Folks masochistic enough to view this spectacle should log on to Viva's live web-cam page and click on the "Main Chapel" icon below to download a player. By the way, I'll be wearing an '80s-vintage yellow tuxedo (with black velour lapels) that an artist friend splashed with paint, Jackson Pollock-style, for a college project lo these many years ago. The outfit is capable of killing credibility on contact...

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