This book describes growing up on farms in the Midwest in 40s and 50s. After graduating from college, Ron travelled to Alaska where he worked on the rail road before becoming a teacher in remote villages. The author tells of his adventures flying, fishing, and prospecting. There were hard times and tender musings that will bring tears to your eyes. Ron shares in a way that will let you live many of his experiences with him. Many dream of living such a life away from the ordinary but put it off too long. Now you can be a part of Ron's dream that was realized.