As I mention in the prologue of the book, a man who was my mentor once said to me. Tommy the easiest thing in the world to do is make a buck. You can shine shoes, deliver news papers, stack groceries and many other mundane things. But the hardest thing in this world to do is make a buck doing what you love to do. Hence the title of this book. I have been lucky enough to be able to make a buck doing what I loved to do in four careers. First, being in World War II. Second, performing in show business and being involved in the beginning of Television. Third, creating music for the advertising business and fourth, retiring and enjoying the sights in this big beautiful world of ours. By remembering many of the amusing things that happened and be able to pass them on to you readers, fulfills my purpose in writing this autobiography.... find anything needed on the ship. Once we needed some parts for a diesel engine. Being in New Guinea, we had no Radio Shack, Ace Hardware, or diesel engine parts store, so I started canvassing ships anchored Thomas L. Hamm fr. 67.
|Title||:||A Lifetime Spent Doing What I Loved to Do!|
|Publisher||:||iUniverse - 2008-01|