Author is a baby boomer, who grew up in the suburbs of Detroit, Mi. worked at factories, moved to California soon after coming of age, and became self employed in a mobile auto repair business. In 1989 following the death of his songwriter fiancée, and noticing his high school English teacher's astonished comment about his writing gift in his yearbook, he began to write down those thoughts that would (and still do) come to him before they could get away and be forgotten. Here are some of them . . .