“I’ll come here, on this day, at this time, and give you the biggest hug, ever. It will be like I never left.”
“But, will I know you?”
Again, no answer. A kiss on the cheek.
I turned and saw a bedraggled bearded man. He clutched at me with bony fingers, pulled me to his birdlike chest, huffed dry breath into my ear.
“Eighty three years,” he said.
He lost his ambition. She can’t find her perspective. Will joining forces bring them the meaning they need?
College student Toby is desperate for direction. Pausing his higher education, he relocates to Portland and rents a townhouse in hopes of reconnecting to his roots. But he didn’t expect his passion for soap operas to lead to the relationship he’s always needed.
At eighty-seven-years-old, Jo’s mind and body aren’t what they used to be. But even at her senior age, she’s sharp enough to know her nursing aids are after her generous family trust. So when a kind and honest young man moves in next door, she quickly enlists his help in catching the sneaky bandits.
Forging a deep connection with his elderly friend through their scheming, Toby finally lights upon his purpose. And with her partner in crime helping her navigate everyday adventures from roller skates and uneven ground to downtown parking, Jo rediscovers a joy she had long forgotten.