Floyd and Cleta Lansdown adore their daughter, Barbara. They'd be perfectly happy if Barbara and her husband, Russell, lived with them forever, but Russell's been dropping hints about finding a place of their own and Barbara's talking about starting a family. What, Cleta wonders, would a twenty-three-year-old girl possibly know about raising a child?
Buddy Franklin knows he's the town misfit. He has always marched to the beat of a different drummer, but how can he help being who he is? Yet his lonely days are about to change: he has sent for a companion--a warm, cuddly creature to occupy his thoughts and listen to the poetry that rises out of him like bubbles from an Alka Seltzer . . .
As the new year begins on Heavenly Daze, will Buddy find lasting happiness with his new friend? Will Barbara have a baby? Will Birdie and Salt solidify their plans for marriage? The month of January holds no rest for the angels who guard the homes of Heavenly Daze!