Beltran has a different outlook on life. The father of two, Michael
married Gail, the â€˜party-girlâ€™ who turned out to be the responsible one
in the family. He works a job he doesnâ€™t like, misses the occasional AA
meeting, and longs for a little of the excitement he used to know.
Michael drives Shirley home from babysitting the first night, they both
find something they need in each other. Michael wants someone, anyone,
to think of him as fascinating and funny and vital. Shirley wants
someone to think of her as grown up. But, as Shirley says, as soon as
one thing is out of place, it throws everything out of whack, and when
a stolen kiss is returned both Shirley and Michael set in motion a
series of events fatally destined to crash.