After two weeks of wandering around Willow Creek, sleeping on park benches, and eating stale food in the park, Juliana gets desperate enough to seek help. She seeks out a woman named Harriett Humphries who previously showed an interest in helping her, but Juliana ran from her. Will Harriett still want to help Juliana?
Juliana spent another night outdoors, alone and afraid, unsure of what to do next. As she recalled her reason for being in this situation, she found the courage to take matters into her own hands and get the help she needed.
Harriett made one last attempt to connect with Harold before she wrote him off, but she had to bribe him. If he agreed to visit the community garden with her, then they could stop by their son's house on the way back. But, before they could even get to that, Harriett had to get through one of his mean streaks.
Harriett Humphries finally gets her husband out of the house to enjoy retirement although he was always so reluctant to leave the house. They see one of their children in the park and have an unfortunate encounter that makes her question where she went wrong with them.