Notes From The Back of the Clipboard contains a variety of anecdotes about experiences the author encountered during his life and the lessons he learned from those experiences. The anecdotes include growing up as a child, running a cattle ranch, operating a historic tug boat, managing an international consulting business, holding a variety of management positions, emergency service work (fire rescue, medical, law enforcement), a multitude of recreational activities, and raising three boys. The anecdotes come from simply observing people in the act of being themselves. Some anecdotes are funny, some are heart warming, some are serious, and some are sad, but they are all facts of life. Each anecdote presents a lively story that ends with a message for the reader. These anecdotes provide the reader a fresh perspective on life and may refresh experiences the reader had that could lead to a more rewarding and fulfilling life.