This article is reprinted from Unions, a special advertising feature of The Press Democrat.

“I am in you and you in me, mutual in love divine.” — William Blake

Lon Taniguchi of Santa Rosa and Lihua “Reika” Liu of Inzai, Japan, were entered into the blessed state of matrimony on July 2, 2014, in Shenzhen, China. Lon is the son of the late Mikio Taniguchi and Michiko Taniguchi. Reika is the daughter of Rungou Liu and Xiuying Xiong of Jian, China. Lon is a graduate of El Molino High School and UC Berkeley; Reika is a graduate of Guangdong University of Foreign Studies, Guangzhou, China.

As they celebrate their one-year anniversary, the happy couple will make their home in Santa Rosa.

If you go to elk

Where to stay

Harbor House Inn: Rooms from $350, prix-fixe dinner $150; 5600 S. Highway 1, Elk; 800-720-7474,

Where to eat

The Elk Store: Deli and grocery, 6101 Highway 1, Elk; 707-877-3544,

What to see

Greenwood State Beach Visitor Center and Museum: 5980 Highway 1, Elk; hours vary; 707-937-5804

The Artist’s Collective: 6031 Highway 1, Elk; 707-877-1128,