Beyond Words

Remembering Aunt Susan . . .

By Marshall Chapman / May 2016 Everybody has a favorite aunt, right? Mine was Aunt Susan. My father had four younger brothers, and Aunt Susan married the next-to-youngest, whose name was Joe. Joe a...

BeyondWords: Glasses dilemma …

by Marshall Chapman Photography by Anthony Scarlati “Where’re my glasses?” Photograph by Anthony Scarlati It’s embarrassing how many times I have asked that question. Sometimes rhetorically. ...

Beyond Words: Huh…

By Marshall Chapman My mother once told me the following story about memory loss or whatever it is that causes funny things to happen as we age. She had driven to Aunt Liz's house. She was in her late eig...

Beyond Words: Magnolia Maneuvers

By Marshall Chapman Magnolia maneuvers . . . About a month ago, I decided to move a Southern Magnolia from my property. The tree had simply grown too big for the space it occupied. Plus, it was st...

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