The book is written in a series of memory-lane vignettes depicting memories of her life with an ex-wise guy. The book starts at the end of the story and through the vignettes of the ups and downs of living with an ex-wise guy and how a person's past can follow them wherever they go. The story ends where it started. The love story between the couple, who met later in life, is dramatic and quite heated. The depiction of how hospice helped her through her husband's dying process was a dramatic life-learning situation.