This book is about John Shackelford, a West Texas boy who grew up in Shamrock, on Route 66–"The Mother Road"—during the 1940s and 1950s.
The reader learns about his years as a successful high school and college golfer, a U.S. Marine during the Vietnam era, a family man, an IBM Executive, and a PGA touring golf pro.
John's perspective on life is revealed through his storytelling, poetry, and humor. They highlight the twists and turns of life. In conversation with others, John can often be heard saying One Day A Peacock, Next Day A Duster.