This n-fiction book is befitting to the words of Mark Twain, There was never an uninteresting life. This book of letters selected from over 100 written in 6 years invites readers into a wide spectrum of adventures and observations using short stories about contemporary life that one man used to bridge the gap between himself and a stranger, a male prisoner. Dr. Ziebell's homespun letters are filled with quips, experiences, humor and delight. It is hard to put this book down. As a book of letters, the reader can pause after any letter. Then the next letter provides reading pleasure about entirely new subjects. Example of letter titles include: Stove-up on Oklahoma Panhandle, A Bowie Knife, Ax & Sledgehammer, 16 Tons of Perishable Food, Spain's 20lb Turkey Interpretation, Death Blow to My Invention, Russian's Responding to the Bible, Angel Food Cake & Quo Vadis, A Short Letter Makes a Good Lunch, A Rattlesnake Briefcase, Grandpa's 400-year-old Book. Readers become insiders to the private life of the writer and his encounters home and abroad. Whether he wrote his letters while riding the a Chicago Metra train, facilitating a Bible study in India, or leading a business seminar series in country for Russian business leaders, the author found that writing about some of the smallest details of his journeys flooded him with the many joys in his everyday life. He demonstrates his ability to interestingly write and fill many good letters. US and International readers will enjoy an intimate look into the marriage relationship and life of this American author. Upon the approach of the prisoner's release from prison, a plan unfolds to help the man reunite with his wife and three sons. The author's small, Midwestern church stepped-up and funded a plan to provide assistance for the re-uniting of the family. The epilogue contains the couple's and author's personal communications after the family was re-united. Letters of the the couple's thankfulness draws the book to a close with a successful ending. About the Author: I was born into a Midwest scouting family enriched by faith and educated mostly in the Midwest. Never kicked by a horse r a mule, my worldview and experiences have provided good adventure, discoveries and joy in my life. I enjoy oil painting and writing to form good company with the entertainment of my images and true short stories.