With depression blanketing the nation in 1937, Fern Dempsey employs her creative sewing ability to sustain her family. An opportunity as an air hostess promises to fulfill her personal obligations and satisfy her own hope for a flying career - but at a price. Will Fern’s devotion to her brothers and sisters allow her to follow her personal wishes or confine her to a life of spinsterhood? Gene Lamar’s assignment of breaking rocks for an amphitheater project in a CCC camp fuels his determination to obtain a life of wealth and privilege. With his meager monthly stipend supporting his parents, he imagines his own future filled with riches and sets goals to obtain his objectives. His plan allows for marriage - but not necessarily a love match. Can the desires of the heart overcome the shroud of Depression days and fuel a happy future for two determined dreamers?