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…]

Unexpected Hospital Visits With The Usual Hilarity & Sarcastic Comments…

Unexpected Hospital Visits With The Usual Hilarity & Sarcastic Comments...

Yesterday afternoon, my saucy sidekick Cindy Daniel was having difficulty breathing after choking on a hamburger the day before.  Apparently, the hamburger particles had settled in her chest and caused an infection.  Finding Cindy speechless after 50 years is rare and I realized that a visit to the ER would be necessary to get her … [Read more…]

Traveling With Two Sets Of Twins-The Pawning Planners Of Texas Twins Events…

Traveling With Two Sets Of Twins-The Pawning Planners Of Texas Twins Events...

Last week, Cindy and I started a unique journey to get fit and trim by “This Time Next Year” in order to boost our confidence and attend our very first twin event in Twinsburg, Ohio. The aches and pains associated with joining a gym for the first time in our lives has left Cindy and … [Read more…]