Neva Hafta : While friends are getting married all around him, Nick is enjoying the single life - that is, until he learns that his mother is dying and may not live to see the marriage of her only child. On a plane ride back from a wedding, Nick decides that he wants to get married. Now. Under the pseudonym Anonymous, Nick starts to write a column for the San Diego Reader called Marriage Minded, in which he chronicles his hell-bent search for a woman he can propose to in only a year's time. Now Nick is out there - and on a mission. The best-kept secret in San Diego, Nick has a barrage of dates that range from the ridiculous to the sublime. Complicating matters, Malloy, Nick's best friend, intrudes on his life, offering his unique comic take on things. Time starts to dwindle - as do Nick's romantic prospects, his acting career, and his mother's health - so he turns to some desperate measures, including exploring distant liaisons, old and new. As San Diego and eventually the nation become captivated by "Anonymous" weekly romantic escapades, Nick encounters a person from the past who could cure all his problems, if only he can overcome his pride and let her.