Paul Pattridge a Colorado rancher and cattle breeder reflects on his childhood in Denver Colorado growing up on a farm. Discusses the people who most influenced him including his elementary teacher Emma Brown. After his service in World War I Pattridge started working at Willow Springs farm in Morrison Colorado. Reflects on his work on different farms enlisting for the war experiencing the Great Depression and his time ranching in Golden and Morrison. Briefly discusses his wife and his battle with cancer.