Ken Crassweller was born in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada, in 1935. He earned a B Ed in art education, and MA in community and regional planning at the University of British Columbia, and a BD degree from St. Andrews College iin Saskatoon, Sask. Prior to serving churches in four provinces, he taught indigenous children in the north, and did Inuit arts and crafts development work with the Federal and Northwest Territories governments. He and his wife and friend, Lesley, are blessed with three adult children. This is Ken's thrid book. He wrote it after having ridden Greyhound buses eighty consecutive weekends between Lethbridge and Banff, Alberta in 2003 and 2004.