Office Politics, Nelms

Nelms Cabot was awakened by the phone beside his bed ringing. He checked the clock to find it was mid-afternoon, rolled over and answered. “To whom am I speaking?” the officious voice on the phone said. “This is Nelms, who’s this?” “Are you related to Nelson Cabot?” “That’s my name. It’s also my uncle’s name.” … Continue reading Office Politics, Nelms

Tiny Lives, Secrets & Lies, The Target

8 March 2009: Chamblee, Georgia. Travis Maudlin is a man of many quirks and peculiarities, quite a few of which cannot be contained. His coworkers have noted his habit of muttering to himself under his breath; his almost pathological refusal to use anyone's name in conversation; his notable discomfort whenever anyone gets closer than three … Continue reading Tiny Lives, Secrets & Lies, The Target

Worthy Sisters: Rosalind & the Star Childe

Rosalind Worthy graduated high school in 1968 and had no doubt where she wanted to attend college. Growing up, she admired computer pioneer Grace Hopper, and, in high school, was one of only two women in Math and Science club. Her mother, who professionally retained her family’s name, had always provided the example of a … Continue reading Worthy Sisters: Rosalind & the Star Childe

Kin Worthy, Genevieve & Bickering

During her junior year of high school, Genevieve wrote the winning essay for a career day presentation about Bickering Plummet and was chosen to deliver it at the ceremony to honor Bickering’s president, Clayton Bickering. He was there to award the school a STEM grant. The essay focused on Bickering’s global presence and philanthropic endeavors. … Continue reading Kin Worthy, Genevieve & Bickering

Worthy Sisters, Regan

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Springtime in Paris for Worthy Teen SEATTLE, Washington, December 1, 1963—The Seattle Art Academy is pleased to announce that the winner of its annual artistic competition for promising high school students is sixteen-year-old, Regan Valentine Worthy, a sophomore at Franklin High School. Regan has been awarded a scholarship to study at École … Continue reading Worthy Sisters, Regan

Castor, Makepeace and Pollux: Steven’s Job

16 April 2011: Piedmont Park, Atlanta, Georgia When Leah and Steven arrive for their meeting with Kristian Makepeace, they’re ushered into a large conference room with trays filled with doughnuts and pastries, and a coffee machine on a table against one wall. There’s also an assortment of teas with a hot water carafe. Leah and … Continue reading Castor, Makepeace and Pollux: Steven’s Job