Sometimes, the storyline influences the characters, and sometimes, it’s the other way around.
Several families converge for Thanksgiving and spend the following day jamming with the Savages.
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
What has Genevieve been doing during her visits with Alyssa that she’s keeping from 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
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
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
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
The office where Abigail will be working is in Chamblee, but for her initial orientation phase, she's stationed at the main office at Fox Tower downtown. She’s scheduled to be there for several weeks, until all her paperwork goes through and she gets her credentials. There, she takes all the required coursework, ethics training, time … Continue reading Worthy, Genevieve & Mr. Bickering
The venue Neil found for the band’s warmup is called T.J. Bailey's and it's a few blocks off the square in Decatur. It's patterned after a cozy neighborhood bar, but seems way too polished for the traditional, lived in feel they're aiming to achieve. Leah and the Caines are there, along with a moderate crowd … Continue reading Worthy, Alyssa Gives Birth