Back At Texas Department Of Criminal Justice Beto Unit-Love After Lock Up…

Back At Texas Department Of Criminal Justice Beto Unit-Love After Lock Up...

For the past two months, I’ve been juggling four Brides waiting on the Beto Lock Down to be lifted for permission to marry. I’ve been talking to Angela off and on and establishing a great friendship prior to ever meeting her in person. Angela was absolutely thrilled to marry yesterday and truly a joy to … [Read more…]

Chateau At Forest Park To Botanic Gardens & TDCJ Beto Unit To Parker County Jail…

Chateau At Forest Park To Botanic Gardens & TDCJ Beto Unit To Parker County Jail...

While laughing with my twin sister yesterday upon realizing a trade I took for Event Services two years ago was a Flop, we prepared for our second radio interview with Michael Yorba with CEO Money on IHeart Radio.  My twin sister, Cindy Daniel is hilarious and quick whited. Her natural ability to find hilarity in … [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…]

TDCJ Texas Prison Weddings Have Brought A Few Creative Requests…

TDCJ Texas Prison Weddings Have Brought A Few Creative Requests...

I love to sing but, I’m not a singer.  Over the years, I’ve had a few unique opportunities to “belt out a song” due to problems with the DJ.   At one wedding while waiting for the bride to approach the altar, I asked “what’s wrong?” The DJ admitted that he didn’t have the music … [Read more…]

Texas Twins Events- Two Generations Of Compensating Personalities…

Texas Twins Events- Two Generations Of Compensating Personalities...

When you are a twin, you have a built in best friend.  My sister and I see each other daily and believe it or not, love spending time together.  For traditional siblings this might sound odd but twins have a unique relationship that has been studied for generations.   Like many twins, we have different … [Read more…]

From A Prison Wedding To A Park, Texas Twins Events Team Travel…

From A Prison Wedding To A Park, Texas Twins Events Team Travel...

Friday as I headed to Estes Correctional Institute for my very first prison wedding, I tried to control my breathing and keep from having an anxiety attack.   Knowing I would be in “closed quarters” was difficult for me because as a child, my sisters, my brother and I were locked in a closet for … [Read more…]

What If?  Why Not? And What For?  Answering Client Questions Requires Patience…

What If?  Why Not? And What For?  Answering Client Questions Requires Patience...

When you deal with the general public- you often encounter “a mixed bag of nuts.”  When you help clients with no money- that bag of mixed nuts contains more peanuts than almonds and Brazil nuts or even cashews.  The truth is that clients and prospects know far more about me than I do about them. … [Read more…]

Conference Calls, SUV Caravans & Car Wrecks?  The Pawning Planners Keep On Trucking…

Conference Calls, SUV Caravans & Car Wrecks?  The Pawning Planners Keep On Trucking...

As usual, my twin sister and I wait until the last minute to complete our holiday purchases because we spend a lot of time delivering food and toys to needy families every year and put our own needs last.   This past week, while on my usual conference call with Cindy and my niece Leigh … [Read more…]

Holidays, Family Reunions & Surprises?  More Inlaws & Outlaws…

Holidays, Family Reunions & Surprises?  More Inlaws & Outlaws...

Returning home from our trip to California last week, Cindy and I are still “catching up” on sleep and chores along with our yearlong committment to lose 40 lbs each by “This Time Next Year.”  Our first morning home, we “hit the scales” since let’s face it, we weren’t exactly dieting on our trip expecting … [Read more…]

Why The Pawning Planners Do Things “Differently” For Clients…

Why The Pawning Planners Do Things "Differently" For Clients...

Last night my Texas Twins Events Team loaded up into three suv’s to travel to The Bowman Wedding in the country at a plot of land surrounded by trees and having the Brazos River for a backdrop.  Due to the recent rainstorms, I wore boots to this event and since it was pot luck and … [Read more…]