Doug Gardner is approaching 50--carefully, cautiously, and absolutely without enthusiasm. An allegedly successful sports columnist for a national newspaper, he's recently divorced and coping nobly with joint custody, dating, and loneliness. With as much wit and 80s-style sensitivity as he can muster under the circumstances, Doug is quietly going to pieces.
Shouldn't he be somewhere by now?
Discovering how he's going to get there and who will guide him makes his emotional journey a charming, unforgettable tour of the heart.