“GREENIES” are a secret shared by Cathy and her Father. Certainly not shared by her hidebound, exacting and domineering Mother. Cathy's personal journey in the tough, demanding male dominated industrial scene in the Detroit area to full, satisfying and comfortable adulthood plus her attraction to big Sam Carew will keep the reader's attention as will scene shifts from a Florida beach to Detroit to Northern Michigan ski hills. Also compelling are the intertwined stories of widowed Maggie and “Shortstuff”, the best rock and roller around.Cathy, Sam, Maggie, Pete, Shortstuff and snothead Barney are realistic characters in every day situations and every day relationships. Their troubles, woes and trumphs are like pelple we know and can relate to.