In Denise Skelton's New Woman's Fiction: Two unappreciative teens, a verbally abusive husband, and an aggressive and interfering ex-wife is a "normal" part of her life. One Saturday morning when Liz's husband barks at her to, "Git your ass to the store and git my beer, woman, ." She literally ran into someone who gave her unexpected but much needed advice. Liz decides it's time to get a life of her own. Traveling from Pennsylvania, to Michigan, to Washington State, she learns about friendship, happiness and love. Moreover Liz discovers who she really is.