Texas Department Of Criminal Justice Stiles Unit To Tarrant County Jail- Travels of A TDCJ Approved Wedding Officiant…

Texas Department Of Criminal Justice Stiles Unit To Tarrant County Jail- Travels of A TDCJ Approved Wedding Officiant...

This week kicked off with a bang for me traveling back to TDCJ Luther Unit and then headed to TDCJ Mark Stiles Unit. It was (as usual) another long week of driving across Texas to accommodate my Clients requests for a Texas Prison Wedding Officiant.  Officiating at a Prison isn’t as remarkably different as some … [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…]

A Funeral For A Friend & A Texas Prison Wedding At TDCJ Luther Unit. More Road Trips, Rest Areas & Sad Surprises…

A Funeral For A Friend & A Texas Prison Wedding At TDCJ Luther Unit. More Road Trips, Rest Areas & Sad Surprises...

Yesterday as I left early to drive to Luther Unit and meet Antoinette in person for her Prison Wedding, I had no idea that my day would end with the tragic news that my ex husband had died on a plane due to a heart attack.   I was shocked and saddened to hear of … [Read more…]

Am I Available To Officiate In Cities Or States Outside Fort Worth & Texas? Yes!

Am I Available To Officiate In Cities Or States Outside Fort Worth & Texas? Yes!

It’s not well known that I’m licensed in numerous states outside of Texas.  Not being one to do anything without “going all in,” my original concept was to travel to other cities and states with my team to accommodate requests for a wedding minister or coordinator or my photography team.  Why limit yourself to one … [Read more…]

Travels Of The Twins- The Pawning Planners Pack Their Bags For California…

Travels Of The Twins- The Pawning Planners Pack Their Bags For California...

Flying to my second favorite state, California, with Cindy to meet my niece Leigh Ann Blais with our Latest Little Pawner, Madyson, Cindy and I arrived early at DFW to ensure we had time to check our bags and not have to run through the airport (it has happened more times than I can count).  … [Read more…]

Push Down Pull Up And Exit To The Left- My Life At Amusement Parks…

Push Down Pull Up And Exit To The Left- My Life At Amusement Parks...

When my twin sister and I were very young and living in Lompoc, California the biggest thrill for us was a carnival or trip to Knott’s Berry Farm or Disneyland.  I’m fairly certain we went to Magic Mountain too but don’t really remember any of the rides.  When our children were young, it was standard … [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…]

Gordon Volunteer Fire Department Parade & A Friendship Ceremony Keep Us Busy This Holiday Weekend…

Gordon Volunteer Fire Department Parade & A Friendship Ceremony Keep Us Busy This Holiday Weekend...

Leaving WorthamWorld yesterday, I drove around the corner to pick up my son and his wife, Robert & Stephanie Hafele before driving to Weatherford to pick up our mini me twins at the DanielDivaDiggs.  My twin sister prides herself on having an outfit for any occasion for her granddaughters and, she always goes all out.  … [Read more…]

Two Weddings & A Funeral?  What A Weekend…Travels Of The Texas Twins

Two Weddings & A Funeral?  What A Weekend...Travels Of The Texas Twins

I knew this weekend would be busy, busy, busy with two weddings and two rehearsals but an unexpected funeral was thrown into the mix.  I usually don’t write about funerals for privacy reasons but this was one of the most celebrated memorials I’ve ever officiated with a margarita machine and Tex-Mex Buffett.  Officiating a funeral … [Read more…]

Ghost Walking At The Baker Hotel- Travels of the Texas Twins…

Ghost Walking At The Baker Hotel- Travels of the Texas Twins...

The Little Pawners had an interesting idea for fun and adventure on their Spring Break this year, a visit to the Baker Hotel for the famous “Ghost Walk.”  Loading up both of our suv’s, Cindy and I brought her husband, Steve and her daughter Leigh Ann along for an evening of adventure through the sleepy … [Read more…]