As Erin helps the Baldwin sisters write their memoirs, they begin discussing how much space should be devoted to Miss Emily’s old beau Ashley Longworth. After she goes home after hearing their discussion, Erin has a run-in with a naval man who splashes some mud on her dress. It is after he apologizes that he goes over to see the Baldwin’s, giving the sisters a shock when they see his face. When Erin arrives the next day, she quickly learns that the man is Ashley’s son and that he came to give Miss Emily a letter written by his father years ago. Meanwhile, Elizabeth is experiencing some growing pains, since she isn’t sure if she wants to grow up or stay a kid. At this point, John talks to Olivia on the phone about how Elizabeth is feeling, and she soon sends her daughter a special gift to help her feel better.