Instead of hearing the news directly from her parents, Mary learns by reading the newspaper that her father, Walter Richards, a renowned surgeon, has retired. In actually speaking to her mother, Dottie Richards, on the phone to get more news about the retirement, Mary further learns that her parents have decided to move from their small hometown of Roseburg to Minneapolis. Mary is initially excited by the news, but after Walter and Dottie spend a week in Minneapolis, Mary thinks that her parents moving so close to her is too much of a good thing. That is why Mary is dismayed to learn that the apartment they've rented in just around the corner from hers. With them constantly telephoning and coming over, Mary feels like they're treating her like a child. The last straw for Mary is the telephone calls checking up on her - she assumes from her mother - then hanging up without saying a word. After Mary finds out exactly what's going on in her parents' minds, they have to come to an ... Written by
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Written and performed by Sonny Curtis See more