Washington secretary, Miriam, is in her late twenties, she divorced recently and is living in a dreary apartment. What's more, she is stuck in a dead-end job and dreams of achieving fame, fortune and love. Miriam's two best friends where she works, Jocelyn, a flower child and ordinary Cass, harbour similar ambitions. These three secretaries discuss their dreams, and pursue them on occasion, uasually at the nightclub co-managed by Jocelyn.
The best way for a secretary to let off steam is to walk long distances at a rapid pace during her lunch hour. Miriam, on days when she didn't have anyone to eat with, often attempted to explore the streets of Washington, D. C. Setting off from her Dupont Circle office, she dodged a multitude of midday shoppers on Connecticut Avenue and bypassed the crowded parks around Farragut Square, maki...