Brims with humor and pathos by showing how the touch of life connects the generations. As granddaughter Violet prepares for a significant date, Lily steals into the living room. Her cruel daughter, Laurel, catches her, but Violet prevents a row. Boyfriend Herbie arrives, and Laurel leaves. But when Violet and Herbie start out, Lily grasps Violet's wrist and refuses to let go. The key action-- by turns hilarious and touching-- shows the young couple trying to get grandmother Lily to turn loose. And she reveals why she won't. A surprising climax indicates the potentials of living relationships.