The small town of Greenburg has been prospering over the years after a nearby silver mine was discovered. Lillian Greenburg is a single woman in her 30s - a spinster in this age. Alone, she stays with her elderly parents and takes care of them as their health deteriorates.
And then Dr. George Merriweather comes into town, a man with an actual doctoral degree.
As Lillian deals with her parents, she also ends up coming across the handsome and confident Dr. Merriweather. And for the first time in her life, she feels special.
Can she, a plain spinster, gain the romantic attention of George Merriweather? Or will her family get in the way of her attempt at happiness?