Taryn Tipton and Daniel Gertson

Recorded March 1, 2023 Archived March 1, 2023 34:19 minutes
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Recording the day after their wedding in Marfa, Texas, Taryn Tipton (33) and her new husband Daniel Gertson (42) reflect on the joy of their wedding ceremony and the love they have for each other. They also remember their first trip together as a couple in 2020, when they camped in Big Bend National Park and then went to Marfa on a five-day first date.

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Taryn Tipton (TT) talks about wanting to center connection in their wedding.
TT remembers inviting her then-friend Daniel Gertson (DG) on a camping trip to Big Bend National Park in 2020.
DG tells the story of him and TT accidentally swimming in leech-infested waters in Big Bend.
TT remembers her favorite part of her and DG's multi-day first date in Marfa—sitting in the back of a pickup truck together, looking for the Marfa lights.
DG and TT talk about when DG said he loved TT for the first time two days into their romantic relationship.
TT asks DG what moments from their wedding he'll remember.
TT reflects on how calm and present she felt on their wedding day.
TT expresses her love for DG and her hopes for their life together.


  • Taryn Tipton
  • Daniel Gertson

Recording Location

Marfa Public Library