This is an autobiographical novel beginning in a small town in old south America. It records the life of a young man growing up in the shadow of the escalating Viet Nam war and eventually joining the United States Marine Corps to become a part of that war. But the end of this conflict only the beginning. It is about modern day life from a unique perspective, an ongoing journey through time and space laced with humor, tragedy, and Spiritual revival. It is a story about extremes and about life altering changes undeniably true and relevant to every generation that has awakened upon the face of this extraordinary planet in continuous motion. It is my story and your story. The only difference is in the telling.