By the closing pages of The Future Homemakers of America Peggy and her friends had reached the silver years. Their nests were empty and life on an air force base was but a distant memory.
Peggy, Betty, Lois, Gayle and Audrey. They came of age in the 1950s when a wife’s job was to look dainty, bake pies and hold the fort. Then the world changed and they had to change with it. Sink or swim. Now, as the century turns and their 80th birthdays loom, they look back on the paths they took and contemplate what may lay along the shorter road ahead.
Who’s the old broad in the lime green sneakers? Who’s serving time in a correctional facility? And who’s about to move two thousand miles to take up the biggest challenge of her life?