Matt Harrington had spent most of his life feeling certain of his direction and future. Suddenly the actions of others took his life on an unexpected turn. He was unable to stop the changes, or even anticipate them! He knew he had serious decisions to make and soon, but his life was spiralling out of his control. He had to make a decision about his profession, his lovely Diane and his future even though his life had become a fl ushing torrent into the abyss. With his loyal dog, Skipper, Matt blunders through his new life, relying on his faith, family, friends and pure luck to bring him through to a final outcome with some semblence of sanity. He soon understood what Grandpa meant when he said he would end up in a Pickle Jar.