Too Many Indians & Not Enough Chiefs? More Wild Cards, Weird Situations & Working It Out On Location…

Too Many Indians & Not Enough Chiefs? More Wild Cards, Weird Situations & Working It Out On Location...

Since I’m still home recovering from my hysterectomy Wednesday, my phone is a work tool to keep up with Leigh Ann, Robert, Stephanie and Cindy.  Answering my emails, a family that had traveled from Arizona a few years ago to meet me for their wedding are coming back to Texas for their sons wedding that … [Read more…]

“Don’t Ask For An Apple And Expect Me To Bake You A Pie.” More Cindyism Quotes & Shocking Surprises…

"Don't Ask For An Apple And Expect Me To Bake You A Pie." More Cindyism Quotes & Shocking Surprises...

Preparing for a long Sunday at WorthamWorld, I reviewed an updated Officiant Request through Gig Salad.  I sometimes wonder if people asking me to do something put more thought into what they are asking but, rather than guessing the answer, decided to reread the request prior to responding. My first scan of this email was … [Read more…]

Marriage Officiant Classes And Visits To The Mental Ward? Wendy’s World Swirls…

Marriage Officiant Classes And Visits To The Mental Ward? Wendy's World Swirls...

I’ve seen a lot of negativity on LinkedIn regarding posts about LBGT friendly businesses. While one business posts about being diverse on LinkedIn, many of the comments are a mix of either applauding or criticizing their post.  Trying to play “catch up” on emails and messages yesterday, I had a rather long message from Stephen … [Read more…]

What About Dad? Caring For Seniors Requires Compassion, Humor & Patience…

What About Dad? Caring For Seniors Requires Compassion, Humor & Patience...

Most children never consider the possibility of having to care for their parents as children. The reality of having an elderly parent struggling with health issues is a shocking surprise for a person you once viewed as strong and capable of handling anything on their own. Ten years ago, my husbands father who had been … [Read more…]

Crazy From The Heat? Outdoor Weddings In Texas Yesterday Caused One Bride To Become Quite Sick…

Crazy From The Heat? Outdoor Weddings In Texas Yesterday Caused One Bride To Become Quite Sick...

If you are planning an outdoor wedding May, June, July or August in Texas, its essential that you plan for guests who won’t tolerate Texas Summers.  I always suggest encouraging your guests to bring their own umbrellas and over the years, this idea has made outdoor weddings far more tolerable.From the elderly to the pregnant … [Read more…]

Inlaws & Outlaws- The Reality Of Squabbling Siblings And Lifelong Scars…

Inlaws & Outlaws- The Reality Of Squabbling Siblings And Lifelong Scars...

Every Mother’s Day is more than a little awkward for me because my mother often forgets who I am due to a traumatic brain injury.  It’s difficult to act normal visiting with someone who rarely knows who you are and it’s often, painful. Visits to our mother often have my sister and I leaving in … [Read more…]

Texas Prison Weddings- What To Wear, What To Bring & What Will Happen…

Texas Prison Weddings- What To Wear, What To Bring & What Will Happen...

I’ve officiated TDCJ Weddings in numerous Prison Units across Texas for over a year now as well as in County or State Jails and although I’ve “gone over” what to wear, when to arrive and what not to do or bring, it appears that I need to do yet another “refresher course.”   I’m going … [Read more…]

Why The Event Business Isn’t For The Faint Hearted…Lights, Cameras, Action…

Why The Event Business Isn't For The Faint Hearted...Lights, Cameras, Action...

Yesterday, I did a phone interview regarding the many successes and setbacks of merging Texas Twins Events and Texas Twins Treasures to create The Pawning Planners as well as why I decided to expand Texas Twins Events by adding Texas Prison Weddings. Many of my dedicated subscribers are well aware that my blogs are often … [Read more…]

Hitchin A Ride, Icy Roads, Greyhound Buses & Getting Home- TDCJ Allred Unit, Iowa Park, Texas…

Hitchin A Ride, Icy Roads, Greyhound Buses & Getting Home- TDCJ Allred Unit, Iowa Park, Texas...

My husband knows I spend countless hours traveling during the week and checks weather conditions during winter months because he knows (all too well) that I’m far from comfortable driving on icy roads.  After all, ice, sleet and now are rare in Texas and, I’m originally from California. Explaining to my husband why I cannot … [Read more…]

Why Hiring The Right Officiant Is Important-Emergency & Holiday Fee Updates…

Why Hiring The Right Officiant Is Important-Emergency & Holiday Fee Updates...

This morning I was tagged in a FB Post for North Texas Bridal Vendors Association.  The reason? “Our wedding is tomorrow and our Officiant just canceled due to the flu.”  The problem? It’s on New Years Eve and I’m already booked.   I love my job but I also love spending time with my family … [Read more…]