No one ever thinks after building a good life with someone they love that they will have to start over, but that is exactly where Margaret Brooks finds herself. The death of her husband of thirty-plus years leaves her grief-stricken and uncertain about the future. Her children recognize her struggle and step in to take care of her. However, it’s not so much taking care of as taking over!
Margaret realizes she must strike out on her own to find her way as a newly single middle-aged woman. She plans a great escape and trades in palm trees and sunshine for a small town with four distinct seasons.
As she navigates the transition from married to single, daily challenges and quirky neighbors make her new life an adventure. An adventure she finds she is more than capable of handling.