This is the story of the numerous family of the O'briens. One of the main characters is an architect and urban planner Mick O'brien. Once he decided to create a commune on the shores of the Chesapeake Bay, on land still owned by his ancestors.
Workaholic Mick, their preoccupation in work and perseverance destroyed your own family and quite spoiled relations with brothers. Wife left him, but the five children she gave, and sent to the education his mother Nell.
Years passed, children grown, one after another began to arrive in the Chesapeake to reunite the family, to find understanding with his father and try to reconcile with the mother who they believe abandoned them. Yes, and the brothers Mick, you need to forget past grievances. Well, this motley collection is Nell, which holds the O'briens in a single unit!