This book is a series of reflections on personal experiences associated with various locations in Iowa (see chapter annotations below).

  1. Des Moines – Boy scouting and tourist travails
  2. Readlyn – bike trip, childhood friend
  3. Eldora – Church camp
  4. La Porte City – The Coach’s son
  5. Interstate 80 – Frequently travelled roads
  6. Waukon – Early poetry
  7. Cou Falls – The one that got away
  8. Mississippi – Coming back to Iowa
  9. Marshalltown – Working on the railroad
  10. Independence – One in every family
  11. Fairfield – The talk of the town
  12. Cedar Falls – When poetry readings go bad
  13. Agency – Drive by history
  14. Mt. Ayr – Last gift
  15. Highway 34 – Crying and Driving
  16. Iowa City – College transcript
  17. Mt. Pleasant – Who took the mountain?

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