Halpern goes deep into Ellie's relationship with her 25-year-old granddaughter Lucy, who are very close, and share a lot in common even with such a vast age difference. They are both beautiful and love fashion, but what Ellie wants more than anything else is for Lucy to establish herself as a career woman BEFORE she settles down with man and starts a family. Ellie regrets marrying the first guy who showed interest (Howard), whom she is now wondering if she ever really loved. Halpern also takes us into the complicated relationship between Ellie and her daughter Barbara, who have communication barriers so high, they never took the time to understand one another.
Ellie feels as though she never really lived a full life, and is given a chance to live it differently for one day. What Ellie discovers about herself, her family and her friendships? I will leave you to find that out on your own.