This book describes the life of a West Texas family, begining with accounts of a country boy's early childhood and meeting the love of his life on Devils River as had his Grandfather. It describes the couples marriage and documents the trials and tribulations of ranching and raising a family during the worst drought recorded in Texas. Participating in 4-H, Boy Scouts,Brownies,and Girl Scouts along with all the adventures and misadventures they encountered. This narrative also describes the family's development of one of the first successful hunting organizations in Texas, encompassing the family's love of this area's flora and fauna, along with the challenges of entertaining guests from all parts of the world. Laugh with them at the many escapades encountered as different folks hunted and played together in a strange environment; cry with them as you read about the trying experience of having to sell what generations had struggled for a century to save.