Traveling From TDCJ Hodge Unit To TDCJ Beto & Back To Fort Worth To A Collapsed Ceiling…

Traveling From TDCJ Hodge Unit To TDCJ Beto & Back To Fort Worth To A Collapsed Ceiling...

I’m always driving from Point A to Point B or meeting Clients so, my SUV is one of my most treasured possessions. My King Henrey Desk is the second.  While spending hours driving last week, coming home to what sounded like a giant tree falling in the forest, the last thing I expected was for … [Read more…]

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…]

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…]

TDCJ Polunsky Unit To TDCJ Beto Unit- Travels Of A Texas Prison Officiant…

TDCJ Polunsky Unit To TDCJ Beto Unit- Travels Of A Texas Prison Officiant...

Due to recent health complications, I’ve been “stacking” my Prison Wedding Schedule at each Unit. I’m having surgery next week for complications of an Ovary that apparently “grew back” after my hysterectomy years ago and brought with it a large cyst.  For the past week I’ve worked existing and new clients of Texas Prison Weddings … [Read more…]

Texas Prison Weddings & Death Row Inmates- Until Death Do They Part?

Texas Prison Weddings & Death Row Inmates- Until Death Do They Part?

Everyone has an opinion. Often, their opinion won’t mirror your own. The world is a melting pot of backgrounds, personalities, religions and other facets that when put together, create a Rainbow of People.Gay, Straight, Black, White, Short Hair, Long Hair, Purple Hair, Tattoos, No Tattoos, No Hair, Fancy Clothes, Work Clothes, Manicured Hands, Work Hands, … [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…]

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…]

Why Hiring A TDCJ Approved Officiant Is The FIRST Step When Planning A Texas Prison Wedding…

Why Hiring A TDCJ Approved Officiant Is The FIRST Step When Planning A Texas Prison Wedding...

Nearly everyday I review an email with questions about Prison Weddings. The main difference between a Prison Wedding and a Traditional Wedding are far more than simply the location.  Texas Prison Weddings have Strict Guidelines regarding the process for your wedding. Many of the people contacting me have no idea that without an Approved TDCJ … [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…]

TDCJ Coffield Unit To TDCJ Michael Unit- I Answer Many Questions About Texas Prison Weddings…

TDCJ Coffield Unit To TDCJ Michael Unit- I Answer Many Questions About Texas Prison Weddings...

I spend a lot of time driving because Texas is a big state.  Prison Weddings work well with my schedule because they occur Monday-Friday 9AM-3PM and all of my other events occur evenings or weekends.   Yes. I work seven days a week as do many of my family members to make Dream Events a … [Read more…]