“Tara's Trouble-Collectin' Coat” is a generational story of love and caring that leads to new understanding for Clara, a dear grandmother who has found pleaure and purpose in being her small town's “trouble collector”, and her granddaughter, Tara, who is lovingly groomed for the role.What does it mean to be ‘kind”? What does it mean to be “caring”? In an age of soul-searching, how are these seemingly tired, empty and over-used adjectives understood? Even more importantly, how are they practiced? Is there a workable balance between self-interest and altruism? Join Tara and her grandmother, Clara, to find out.