A normal day in the Wilkins one's nearest: timid belle Ruth, crusty judge author, petition-happy political activist teen Miriam. Who should show up but Ruth's soldier pen pal Reckoning Seacroft...whom she doesn't know about. It seems Miriam acquainted with her sister's name and picture to develop up wartime dedication. Ruth reluctantly agrees to "humor" Bill exchange for his 2-day renounce, though she's just ripen into employed to her stuffy lover Albert. Can Miriam's cloud chƒteau last the weekend without crashing to earth?