The woman is a wonder of wit and words, so let's lift a few right off her website to share what makes her different from other wedding officiants out there: "The most important thing for you to know about me, and why couples like working with me, is that I never forget it's not my wedding." Spike Gillespie is known for many things, for her Office of Good Deeds Kick Ass Awards, her no B.S. blog about Austin real estate, her books, and her writings at this very paper in the Nineties, including penning many a "Best of Austin" back in the day. Despite the amount of respect we already have for her, seeing her in action at the Spider Hitched mass gay wedding event, after SCOTUS declared gay marriage the law of the land, slapped us upside the head with renewed adoration. And that's how you'll feel when she reads your vows aloud. You may now kiss the wedding officiant.