By John Herbst
Who was once Jake Meissner? used to be he a vagabond, a gypsy, a drifter, a searcher, an explorer, a rolling stone, a misplaced soul, a unfastened spirit, or a instructor? Or used to be he only a guy who loved lifestyles to the fullest?
Whoever Jake was once, he paid the implications for judgements he made either solid and undesirable, molding him into the individual he had become.
Jake grew up in northern Colorado within the 1950’s and 1960’s. Going again to nice grandparents on either side of the kinfolk, he was once the one one out of a truly expansive, multi- generational relations, to maneuver outdoor Colorado.
This is the tale of Jake and all his strikes spanning the time from 1951 – 2015.
Jake were to forty-one states, Puerto Rico, and the British Virgin Islands. In Jake’s adventurous sixty four years, he had lived in 7 states and Puerto Rico. He had additionally lived in 15 towns, cities, townships, or villages and sixty two diverse habitats. these integrated: homes, residences, cellular houses, motor houses, campers, cabins, yurts, resorts, lodges, and B&B’s.
probably you could relate to what existence was once like within the 1950’s as a toddler, 1960’s as undefined, the 1970’s as a faculty pupil and all of the different a long time following Jake’s existence into 2015. Human nature has many constants.
you'll learn a selected position or study a priceless lesson. it's also possible to cross on a touring journey to the various locations Jake both visited or lived.
Jake’s tale is advised some time past demanding even if Jake remains to be at the stream. Jake and his spouse Jenna are at the moment in a and a part yr long-term care-taking place. whilst this place involves an finish is Jake’s vacation spot Unknown?
during this earthy and fascinating story of human life, writer John Herbst adeptly chronicles the divergent wanderings and a number of existence of lively personality Jake Meissner. John offers Jake’s multifaceted sixty-four yr existence in a different method that transcends conventional social inhibitions, realistically portray a real guy suffering to discover which means in a turbulent world.
Visit the Fifties and 60s, experiencing up shut what Jake’s existence used to be like in the course of adolescence. Drop into another fact hippie commune. Stand along Jake as he hitch-hikes go nation through the radical Nineteen Seventies. Accompany him as he quietly pursues and captures frogs and pictures alligators within the dismal swamps of relevant Florida throughout the 80s. take heed to the tale of the commitment rite and memorial for the staff of the Crown aspect B-17 crash. think the rampage of 2 devastating floods, one in 1976, the opposite 2013. detect Jake's adrenaline rush and pounding center whereas summiting majestic 14,000 foot mountain peaks. get pleasure from own education with Jake in 2015, sensing his confident psychological angle in the direction of his consumers and life.
Have enjoyable with Jake Meissner, a guy and lifestyles vividly awarded by means of storyteller John Herbst.