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…]

The “Thankful Thanksgiving” of my Texas Twins Events/Pawning Planners Team

The "Thankful Thanksgiving" of my Texas Twins Events/Pawning Planners Team

Families occasionally disagree, but families are permanent and whether you have inlaws or outlaws- looking beyond their flaws and rejoicing in your relationship with them is never more obvious than an accident or unexpected illness that suddenly “brings all of you together.”  Every year brings a new chapter in my life with this year being … [Read more…]

The Texas Twins Events Team Travel Back To Gordon, Texas 50th Anniversary Albert & Shirley Dickson

The Texas Twins Events Team Travel Back To Gordon, Texas 50th Anniversary Albert & Shirley Dickson

Meet my Aunt Shirley, Uncle Albert and cousins… My twin sister, Cindy Daniel, often refers to herself as a “hillbilly.”  Yesterday after packing up both of our suv’s and the team to head to a celebration for my Aunt Shirley and Uncle Albert Dickson with our cousins with Little Pawners, Maryssa and Makenna Mahaney, Steve Daniel, … [Read more…]

Do You Know Someone Who Needs Charitable Assistance? Helping Others is My Passion!

Do You Know Someone Who Needs Charitable Assistance? Helping Others is My Passion!

A few days ago my son called me about a friend he had worked with a few years ago who had been in a debilitating accident and had no idea how to reach out for help in his area, you see I’m involved in numerous charities in the DFW area and often am called upon … [Read more…]

The North Texas Humane Society Joins Lend a Paw- Can You Help?

The North Texas Humane Society Joins Lend a Paw- Can You Help?

Did you know that on August 16, 2014, HSNT hosted an event to find homes for 339 animals? That’s right and, they got it done too. Finding homes for 208 dogs, 126 cats, and 5 small animals! This event was one of HNST’s first ever fee- waived adoption events and everyone from newly weds, repeat … [Read more…]

The Propane Gas Explosion that took Barbara Pickards home

The Propane Gas Explosion that took Barbara Pickards home

On December 13, 2013, Barbara would have normally been at home on a break from her position at Ole South Pancake House. Instead, she treated herself to lunch and Christmas shopping when her home exploded from a propane gas leak. I met Barbara this afternoon while she was looking at the 2001 Ford Explorer Sport … [Read more…]

Volunteering, Sponsoring and Getting Involved is not as Difficult as You May Think Create a Sense of Community Today

Volunteering, Sponsoring and Getting Involved is not as Difficult as You May Think Create a Sense of Community Today

When I’m contacted by others seeking to become involved within their community, the first question I ask is what type of volunteer effort interests them. My reasons for asking is to better direct them at an activity that can or may fuel their passion to do more to enrich the lives of others with their … [Read more…]

Why do I Wear so Many Hats to Support Numerous Organizations, Causes & Interests? Why not? Wendy Wortham

Why do I Wear so Many Hats to Support Numerous Organizations, Causes & Interests? Why not? Wendy Wortham

You know I’ve spent most of my life in front of a camera modeling, pitching or promoting products. What you don’t know is that behind the scenes, I’ve also supported numerous foundations and organizations most of my life. Things that are important to me may not be as important to you but, that’s what makes … [Read more…]

Diversity and Cross Training Keep a Team Able to Adapt Quickly in a Moments Notice. Continuing to Support Homeless People who Refuse Training & Employment? Texas Twins Team/The Pawning Planners

Diversity and Cross Training Keep a Team Able to Adapt Quickly in a Moments Notice. Continuing to Support Homeless People who Refuse Training & Employment? Texas Twins Team/The Pawning Planners

While many members of our team have specific titles, there are actually no traditional roles. Cindy Daniel and Ann Alexander also assist me with set up on tables, decorations and assisting the wedding party, or getting behind a camera. Cory Oropenza and Rochelle Roullette are also quite adept at last minute hair or make up … [Read more…]