Infatuated with Jeremy, Amanda is upset when her parents, Michael and Claudia Joy, tell her they want her to go on a family vacation to Montana. Frustrated, Amanda reaches out to Denise, Jeremy's mother, for comfort. After 18 years out of the work force, Denise decides to pursue nursing at the post hospital. While Chase is deployed, Pamela has an unexpected reunion with Scott, a friend from her past. Roland finds himself in bed with a reporter who is only in town for 48 hours. And Roxy befriends a recently widowed single mother, Delores, who cannot accept that she needs to leave the post as a result of her husband's death.