The author was born in Lubbock, Texas in 1958. The 1960s and 1970s were a magical time to grow up. It was world of flower children and Woodstock, of self-discovery and space travel. It was a fascinating time in the history of the world when everything around us was changing in so many ways. That's the world the author grew up in. They were simpler times, and times full of pleasant memories and lessons learned.