Beginning with a horrible nightmare of having been run over by a car when he was 8 years old, Dr. Saxon recovered to develop a strong interest in math and physical science. He won an award for excellence in math his senior year in high school. He obtained a B.S. degree with honors from M.I.T. and a Ph.D. from the U. of C. in physics. Just before graduating he developed a depressive illness that changed his life. He turned to Yoga, acting, dancing and assorted therapies before settling down at St.Xavier College. Depressions and hypo manic episodes haunted him for 15 years until he found long term help with a special psychiatrist. This book delves into the complex relations between the author, his family and friends. It describes many of Dr. Saxon's adventures in the classroom, his delightful trips to 25 of our national parks and his escapades with a variety of women.