After experiencing a wind-tunnel flight, ex-nun Ann finally takes the plunge and skydives for the first time as her husband John watches from the ground. Widowed Sandy and her matchmaker friend Joanne discuss Sandy's recent date with Dick, which took place in a hot air balloon. Sandy reveals to Joanne that she already has her sights set on her next date -- which she hopes will be with Mark, a shooting instructor. Joanne and Sandy head to the gun range where Sandy gets up the nerve to ask Mark out -- and he says yes! A few days pass and Sandy still hasn't heard from Mark. Just as Sandy is ready to throw in the towel, Mark calls. The two arrange a dinner date. Mark comes over to Sandy's place where they share a simple but romantic, dining experience, getting to know each other away from all the firearms. While shopping for sheet music, boisterous Gail tells her friend Eileen that her son Cary has invited her to the gay rodeo he is coordinating with his partner, George. Gail is unsure about attending because she has never been to a gay function before. Gail is also a staunch animal-rights activist, and questions the ethics of the rodeo. Finally, Gail decides to attend the rodeo. Dressed in her best Western wear, Gail braves the event. Though she is initially uncomfortable, Gail stays to support her son. Eventually Gail allows herself to have a good time, line dancing and chatting with drag queens. Thrice divorced jokester Jack Zells is introduced. He's the guy that lays on the charm to woo the women of Surprise. Jack takes his lady-friend Kathleen to a party hosted by the local Single's Club, of which he is a member. Over lunch with his buddies, Jack discusses his relationship with the elusive Kathleen, explaining that he is in love, but isn't sure the feeling is mutual. Jack and Kathleen go on a double date with Jack's friends Bill and Sharon, but the night doesn't end well. Later, Jack confesses to his friends that he thinks Kathleen isn't as into him as he is into her.