The couple then takes bread crumbs, or fallen seeds or nuts, or rocks and throws them into the water, or across the field, or into the woods.
After a moment, all those present may pick up nuts or stones to throw, too, and join their friends in ridding themselves of past dreams and unrealized expectations.
And the couple says:
From A Ceremonies Sampler: New Rites, Celebrations, and Observances of Jewish Women, Ed. Elizabeth Resnick Levine (San Diego: Women’s Institute for Continuing Jewish Education, 1991), pp. 47–51.