You are invited to return to the 1940s and 1950s with the author for a look at humorous events that happened in his life. Born and reared in San Augustine, Texas, life was truly in the slow lane. The Early Years – read about his first experience with chewing tobacco, and shooting his grandfather’s shotgun, raising a pet chicken, owning his first dog, and landing his first job. School Days – true stories of attacks by a goose, fishing with his coaches, and his initiation into high school, and a fight at school. College Years – working at a funeral home, a runaway cot, and experience with “white lightning”. Early Married Life – Burning his marriage license twice, a diddler on his roof, and go along on a lost weekend, read about the ditch nurse. Long Arm of The Law – Humorous incidents that happened while working as a police officer. Read about an embarrassing moment for the author, Baptist foxes, and dueling cops. A mail box in a cemetery causes questions. Home Town – Reminisce about a drive-in movie, a mystery drink, and catching a huge fish in a small pond. Finally, selling the old family house.