NASCAR At Texas Motor Speedway With My Family…

If you’ve never been to a NASCAR event and assume that the fans or either rednecks or hillbillies- you’re wrong!  These are some of the most polite people you will ever meet and God fearing Americans who take off their hats and cover their hearts when the Pledge of Allegiance plays no matter where they … [Read more…]

Raising Grandchildren and Caring For Aging Parents Isn’t Easy But You Can Do This…

Today I took my father for vascular surgery, he needed two more stints.  My father is High Mileage and has had a quadruple bypass along with another stint prior to today’s two.  Heart problems and diabetes run in our family so my twin and I are cautious with low fat diets and sugar in order to … [Read more…]

Am I “Old School?”  Perhaps But Parenting Requires Input Whether Your Children Think It’s “Outdated” Or Not…

My son Robert Hafele is a photographer for Texas Twins Events/The Pawning Planners and we often disagree on tattoos, piercings and non conforming haircuts and color.  He’s a very good looking young man but recent changes to his appearance have me confused and concerned these days!  Yesterday I was (again) taken “off guard when my … [Read more…]

My Texas Twins Events Team and Family Keep Me Laughing With Their Selfies…

Getting a “great shot” isn’t easy but my son and his wife have entirely different styles of shooting wedding and event photos.  Stephanie is a “fast shot” taking hundreds of photos within a 2-4 hour window while my son, Robert has to be a perfectionist regarding the lighting, the pose, etc. Next weekend Robert will … [Read more…]

Fort Worth For The Holidays With The Texas Twins Events/Pawning Planners Team…

From Black Friday shopping to Six Flags, this Texas Twins Team has been staying busy collecting Toys For Tots and delivering hot meals to friends and families.  Last year, we were in California with the Little Pawners, Maryssa and Makenna Mahaney along with my niece, Leigh Ann Blais and saucy sidekick twin sister Cindy Daniel.  … [Read more…]

Wendy Wortham on why & how a surgery waiting room ended a family fued- Travels of the Texas Twins…

Yesterday morning, my cousin Cynthia Rene called and asked if I was sitting down.  Wondering if perhaps my country cousin had “hit the lottery” I sat down.  Next, I was asked if my twin sister, Cindy Daniel was with me since she usually is, but she was actually across town doing her “Proctor & Gamble” … [Read more…]

You Might Be A Hillbilly If…Meet My Twin Sister Cindy Daniel! Wendy Wortham Explains Hillbilly Humor & #Cindyism

Although it pains me to no end, my twin proudly proclaims her status as a hillbilly and wears this description as a badge of honor no less😩  You see, Cindy married a country boy and truck driver while I married a land developer and businessman.  They get along great and are complete opposites of each … [Read more…]

Wendy Wortham- Why Unique Dream Events Start With Real Families…Travels of the Texas Twins Events/Pawning Planners Team

I’m interviewed frequently about how and why I started a business based on families over profit and the truth is- if there weren’t so many families who can’t afford to hire a minister, floral designer or event coordinator- there would be no market for my multigenerational family to swap, flip or trade for services.  Every … [Read more…]

A  Baby Shower For “Latest Little Pawner” Madyson Blais…Wendy Wortham & Cindy Daniel 

Barely more than a week old, Madyson was born earlier than the shower date that I had previously planned for my niece Leigh Ann Blais.  Since Leigh Ann’s “Sailor” is home on family leave until November 12, Cindy and I have tossed around a few ideas that have been “nixed” by my niece because they … [Read more…]

Fall Festival Fundraiser Gordon, Texas Travels of the Texas Twins Events/Pawning Planners Team With Wendy Wortham & Cindy Daniel…

Packing up my Texas Twins Events Team to head West this afternoon, the usual rift over which vehicles, who was riding with who or driving ensued.  This isn’t unusual for me because when your “team” is compromised of your family, everyone has their own ideas and opinions.  The difference is that I’m the ring leader … [Read more…]