Since the horrific night a drunk driver slammed into their car during his driving lesson, young Teddy has had to live with the memory of seeing his beloved father, Stan, die. Now just 16, he carries both sorrow and survivor's guilt. Concerned for her grieving son, Mary decides to put as much distance as she can between Teddy and the nightmarish Phoenix intersection that claimed Stan's life. She moves the family to Stan's small Indiana hometown, a place of peace she hopes can build new memories.
How the (Bleep) Did I Get This Old? showcases the best of "Laverne's View," a humor column she began writing in 1999 that has been syndicated since 2004. The author returns to the single life after the breakup of a 21-year marriage. Men are older, but still motivated by the same primal urges, and four decades and three children later, she is still trying to preserve her virginity.
Lorraine Albright Lopez is released from an Arizona prison after serving 15 years for killing her husband in self-defense. She is now 37 and has three children who have been alienated against her by her husband's parents who have custody of them. Bitter and resentful of her in-laws, whose money and power had her incarcerated when she should have gone free, Lorraine decides to leave Arizona in a used RV and start a new life on the road. But her in-laws want her dead and will stop at nothing to achieve this.