This story eases you back through childhood where you will experience the delights, difficulties, and wonders of growing up. It is a true story that paints a vivid picture of the tenacity of a family of West Texas Panhandle pioneers. You will enjoy the gentle humor and the way of life that the parents, Mawy and Pawy, and their thirteen children achieved, even in the middle of the depression and the dust bowl days of the 1930's. They endured and came through the hard times stronger than ever.
Young readers will enjoy being with Alfred, the author, as he gets lost in a sandstorm, makes his own toys, and has boyhood adventures by the barrelful. Adults will find themselves slipping into a mellow mood as childhood memories come wandering back. It is a captivating story that is hard to lay down.