Prognosis: Positive living

A medical school journal provides a trove of life lessons.

“Writing had been my outlet for a long time, and it was a way for me to process the emotions of becoming a physician.” Scott Kelly

“Writing had been my outlet for a long time, and it was a way for me to process the emotions of becoming a physician.” Scott Kelly

The stress of medical […]

CEO and the city

Former Chamber leader takes corporate leadership to town.

Sam A. Williams - THE CEO AS URBAN STATESMAN

Sam A. Williams – THE CEO AS URBAN STATESMAN

For more than 40 years, Sam Williams compiled a stellar resume that included being a partner in the world-renowned John Portman architectural firm, leading the efforts of downtown’s Central Atlanta Progress and serving as president of the Metro Atlanta Chamber […]

Just ask for it!

Buckhead author offers tips for getting what you want.

“Especially for women, it’s important to have the courage to ask for what you want.”

“Especially for women, it’s important to have the courage to ask for what you want.” –  Molly Fletcher

If there’s something missing from your life, chances are you’ve overlooked a key pathway to getting it. Former sports agent-turned-author Molly Fletcher has seen […]

To Russia, with love

A memoir fondly recalls a first visit overseas.

Jacqueline Clay Chester

Jacqueline Clay Chester

STORY: H.M. Cauley

As long as Jacqueline Clay Chester can recall, she’s always had one foot in Georgia and the other in Brooklyn. Though she called New York home, every summer she rode Amtrak to Atlanta, where relatives met the train and drove her 120 miles south to Ellaville, the small town her […]

SIMPLY A&E | LITERARY: From a 27-year-old Dissertation to a First Book

Out of the past and into print: A 27-year-old dissertation is finally a first book

By H.M. Cauley
Carolyn Curry Headshot 9-06Carolyn Curry was into women’s studies and issues long before they were considered a serious academic discipline. Back in the 1980s, when she was a graduate student working on a history doctorate at Georgia State, the Buckhead resident knew her dissertation would be something connected to women.

“I remember telling my […]