By Karin Calloway


NANCY SIZEMORE, 54, is a a mom and part-time substitute teacher. She and her husband, Mike, have one child, Jim, 17.  Sizemore loves her Flipper, cat/Ragdoll. She also volunteers at Augusta Prep and Gibbs Library in Columbia County.

Describe yourself: Organized.

What quality do you most admire the most?  Integrity.

What’s your favorite food? Anything that ever swam. 

Dream vacation? Whichever vacation I have planned next. Right now it’s a family trip to Europe for graduation.

Favorite place to take your son? I like to take Jim to my childhood home, New Orleans. It’s fun to take him to all of the places I went to as a child.

If you had a super power, what would it be? The ability to fly like Superman. Just imagine, no more traffic!

Favorite TV showHouse of Cards.

What did you want to be when you grew up? I wanted to be a small business owner; just a little business I could call my own.

Is there an important life lesson you’ve learned? “Never, never, never give up.” That’s my favorite quote by Winston Churchill.

Favorite subject in school? Anything but science.

What would surprise people about you? I know how to drive an Abrams M1A1 tank.

Best thing about being a mom?  Watching my son grow and learn. I’m growing and learning right along with him.

Hardest part about being a mom? Letting go. My son will be leaving for college in the fall.

Favorite indulgence? Staying up much too late playing cards or board games with my family.

What was your first job? Typing little labels for pill bottles in a pharmacy when I was a senior in high school.

Signature dish? Gumbo.

What are you reading right now? Destiny and Power by Jon Meacham. It’s a biography of George H.W. Bush.

Favorite college football team: Texas A&M.

Song playing in your head: Wasted Time by The Eagles.

This article appears in the March 2016 issue of Augusta Family Magazine.
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