This is a simple saga of the twists and turns in the life of a farm boy. Depicted through his eyes are such world disturbing events as the “great depression” and World War II. It tells of that farm boy’s disappointments through the journey of life and reveals how the “Higher Power” overshadowing him turned those disappointments into blessings.
Through the author’s eyes we get glimpses of how life was lived on a farm in the early part of the twentieth century. It tells of the simple joys experienced by those living
the rural way of life. It tells about life in a one-room school with one’s mother as the
teacher. It tells of the struggles of young people in their effort to get an education.
Through the eyes of that farm boy one gets a close view of the horrors encountered
on the battlefield. It tells of a marriage that “could not work”…but did. It tells of
life in the minister’s manse and the view of church life from the other side of the pulpit. Also, it tells of the joy of encountering the different cultures experienced through travel in other parts of the world. It speaks of how life at the end of the trail can be the
most difficult of all of life’s encounters.