Joe R. Eagleman, Ph.D. tells in this autobiography about the many facets of his life. His invention of a tornado in his laboratory was used to settle a lawsuit between Universal Studios in Hollywood and the Volvo Company. Now a 50 foot version of his tornado is the main attraction in the Twister Building at Universal Studios Park in Orlando Florida. His early life on the farm as the 11th of 12 children is included and experiences in the one room rural grade school. It also tells about his life as a Professor, artist, musician, taxidermist, luthier, barber, and other endeavors.