DAVID CARUSO ~ and~ MARGARET BUCKLEY when & where: Margaret's parents' back- yard in Texas, May 4, 1996. "My mother's garden is so beautiful in the spring. I couldn't think of a better time of year or place to get married." met: On a United Airlines Los Angeles-to-New York flight, one serendip- itous day when Margaret, a flight atten- dant, was not on her usual route. the bride wore: A Wearkstatt silk gown with a gold organza train and Kenneth Cole cream-colored MaryJane shoes the ceremony: Performed by a judge whom Margaret had known since she was a very young child. It was followed by a sit- down dinner for 130. Her mother made all the centerpieces from garden flowers. the groom wore: An Armani tux with globe cuff links, a travel-theme gift from the bride. the attendants: Margaret's friend Alison wore a periwinkle-blue long dress by Nicole Miller, and David's iz-year-old daughter, Greta, was in a blue Miller dress as well. Margaret's niece Lauren, 2, tod- dled up the aisle in a cream-colored dress and a crown of flowers; Margaret's father served as best man. the rings: Hers is a narrow gold band with channcl diamonds; his, a keepsake ring of fabric woven by daughter Greta. special traditional touch: The "something old" was a pair of antique earrings that all the women in Margaret's family have worn on their wedding days. "It felt great to have them on," she said. the music: A jazz band with Cole Porter's "Night and Day" for the first dance. the cake: A four-tier French vanilla cake with raspberry cream-cheese filling and white frosting, plus a special chocolate groom's cake with espresso icing and strawberries on the side. (photo cation) A single tent served as both chapel and reception area. During the changeover, guests greeted the newlyweds and sipped cocktails.