Tina Marie experiences a life-altering premonition on the eve of her fiftieth birthday and travels the road to her past to find happiness in the here and now. Confronting her innermost demons, she revisits her childhood, shares poignant and comical moments from highs of dealing with hilarious episodes of sibling rivalry, fashion debacles, baton twirling lessons, and an unfortunate encounter with a monkey, to lows of living with her abusive, alcoholic father. Finding Happy is set in Cincinnati (OH), during the culture shift from the 1950's to 1960's. The story is detailed with nostalgia, period references, and regional history and colloquialism. At heart, it is a story is about acceptance and self-healing. This timely book has appeal today when everything old is new again. Women who champion their own destinies, especially those who let go of the past to embrace the future, will enjoy reading this book!