Worthy, Rebecca’s Writing

To better understand Steven’s past, Genevieve starts reading the available posts and articles by his sister, who died in a car crash in 2005. Steven has continued to pay the annual fees on Rebecca’s main blog account. “Hey, I’ve been reading some of Rebecca’s blog entries,” Genevieve tells him one afternoon at L. J.’s office. … Continue reading Worthy, Rebecca’s Writing

Worthy, Genevieve and Leah

Genevieve is talking to Alyssa in the living room of the Caine’s residence. “Do you know if you’re having a boy or a girl?” “No,” Alyssa says. “The doctor knows, but we’ve insisted on not being told. We’d like to be surprised.” “Is it tough on you and Tim being an interracial couple?” “Not really. … Continue reading Worthy, Genevieve and Leah

Worthy, Genevieve & Abigail in Atlanta

Saturday morning, Rhiannon drives the cousins to the airport, and after an extended session of hugs and tears, they board their plane. They arrive in Atlanta late afternoon and take public transportation to Ponce de Leon, where Abigail has found a motel that won’t strain their budget too much. Arriving there, Genevieve says of the … Continue reading Worthy, Genevieve & Abigail in Atlanta

Worthy, Leah Confronts Genevieve

Midday on Thursday, Alyssa calls Genevieve to invite her and Abigail to Alyssa’s home on Friday for a cookout, so she and Leah can get to know them better and they can meet Tim. Abigail rents a car and, using the directions Alyssa supplies, navigates to John’s Creek early on Friday. They arrive a little … Continue reading Worthy, Leah Confronts Genevieve

Worthy, Abigail & Genevieve

Abigail sits outside Starbuck’s at Colony Square with a large coffee. Her phone rings. “Contact has been made,” Genevieve says. “Wonderful. What’s she like?” “She’s about how we expected she’d be. I met Alyssa, too.” “Alyssa was there? Did you have the desired effect on them both?” “Oh yeah. They both looked like Hamlet seeing … Continue reading Worthy, Abigail & Genevieve

Worthy, Jillian & Rhiannon

Late Friday afternoon, Abigail is in her room getting ready for dinner. Neil is picking her up shortly and they’re meeting Rhiannon and Genevieve at an Italian restaurant. Someone knocks and Abigail is surprised to find Neil accompanied by Jillian, who enters without waiting for an invitation. “So. Where are we meeting Mom?” She walks … Continue reading Worthy, Jillian & Rhiannon