Not Dick Clark
• Savannah Jackson is dressing to attend a New Year's Eve party at the invitation of a man named Lionel who will be her blind date for the party.
• Savannah's mother and sister, Sheila, worry about Savannah still being unmarried at the age of 36 and are concerned that she is moving again, after being in Denver for only three years; Savannah is tired of the cold weather, weary of a stagnant job, has not met any man with whom she would like to spend time, and her best friend Bernadine lives in Phoenix and it will be good to be close to her.
• Savannah scrutinizes her body and decides to quit smoking and hopes that the New Year will bring a man she can love, and who will love her completely in return.
• Savannah is pleasantly surprised by Lionel's looks and personality.
This section contains 3,003 words
(approx. 11 pages at 300 words per page)