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It’s morning at Grey House and Abigail and Cassie are discussing what to do with their delinquent guest Alexis. Alexis owes Cassie for her stay at Grey House and owes Abigail for several bouquets and now that they’ve caught her trying to leave without paying, Cassie and Abigail are torn over what to do next. Abigail still wants to call the police, but Cassie isn’t sure that’s the best course. For Alexis’ part, she was hoping that her brother could convince her father to reactivate her credit cards, but both her brother and father now think it’s time for Alexis to grow up and get a job. Cassie decides that she won’t call the police if Alexis works off her debts. With no other choice, Alexis agrees.

Next door at Sam’s house, Nick asks again if Sam will sign the study abroad permission slips. Sam is still unsure about Nick studying abroad but he tells Nick he’ll look over the forms that night. Sam’s hesitance upsets Nick who points out that Sam backpacked all through Europe. Sam points out that he did that after college and in contrast, Nick has never traveled by himself. Nick angrily says that he’s practically an adult but Sam points out that he’s only ‘practically’ an adult. Hoping to calm Nick he tells him to give him some time to catch up and take a look into the program.

Later in the day at Bell, Book & Candle, Ben is working at repairing a leaky faucet. While he works Stephanie walks by, sees him, and promptly turns away and heads in another direction. Cassie asks Ben what happened and Ben tells her that he and Stephanie broke up. He also tells her that he saw Stephanie with Andrew and he thinks they looked like a better match. Cassie tells Ben that he doesn’t need a suit and tie to be with Stephanie; he’s loyal, kind and honest. Ben’s tried to be all those things and things still didn’t work with Stephanie. Cassie understands but reminds him that sometimes, we have to lose something to see how valuable it really is.

At Sam’s office, Grace just finished moving all the patient files into her digital filling system. The secretary’s desk is now paper free and Grace is confident that her system will be more efficient. Eve is instantly out of sorts without the paper files and schedules she’s used to working with. She asks what they will do if the system goes down but Grace assures her that the backup system will protect everything. Faced with Grace’s high-tech solutions, Eve instantly feels as though her time running Sam’s office could be coming to an end. Through her pride, Grace senses how Eve feels and when talking to Sam, decides she needs to do something to remind Eve of how valuable she is.

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