Opinion

Cry Baby

I absolutely do not do leave-taking very well. I am terribly sloppy at goodbyes, and a simple wave from the back car window can bring on a veritable shower of tears. Bill is quite used to it by now and rarely if ever asks “Is something wrong?” or “What’s the matter? Dear.” More often than…

Marcy Curry Williams

Marcy Curry Williams was born on July 9, 1944. She grew up in Elizabeth, New Jersey and attended Seton Hall University and the CCNY. She married Ron Curry in 1968 and moved to Atlanta. In 1969, she gave birth to her first daughter, Brooke followed by a second daughter, Heather. In 1972, the family moved…

Bon Voyage!

I was late to the traveling party but once I was invited, there was no turning back. As a small town girl, I didn’t even ride in an airplane until I had graduated from college. My family always drove to our family excursions from Georgia. That obviously meant we didn’t travel extremely far. By the…

Mi Casa Su Casa

There are ants in my bathroom. I first saw them there three days ago. There were only four or five very tiny little ones moving stealthily up the side of my glass shower door at first. Then I espied one on the floor next to the grey mat that I planned to step out of…

Geriatric Run

As an only child, I had all the elderly mother caretaker privileges by myself. I say privilege because it was something I was happy to do, although sad at the same time. My parents were 40 when I was born and so my world was hanging around with my parents’ older friends. Had I been…

Off to See the Wizard

Saturday night my family and I had reserved seats down front, center stage, for the Starr’s Mill High School Drama Department’s production of “The Wizard of Oz.” While the wonderful set and many of the delightful costumes echoed popular Steam Punk designs, the production was true to the children’s classic by L. Frank Baum. As…

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