In his own life besides being a farmer and part-time cow-chasing cowboy, he was an inner city teacher for over 30 years. As an educational technology leader promoting the early use of technology as part of classroom teaching, he won many scholastic leadership and research awards as part of writing training manuals and grants for teaching experimental education programs. One of those awards was the CERTI Research Award from the University of Cincinnati, College of Education. He was chosen as one of the finalist honors as State of Ohio Technology Teacher Of The Year. Also as a motivating community workshop speaker, conference leader, and later as an inspiring youth ministry leader, he began his journey to eventually publish this challenging book of self-discovery
One of his prized awards was the Cincinnati Appalachian Teacher of Year Award for his work involving Appalachian students in multimedia cultural research projects and contributing with the development of the state standards for teaching Appalachian cultural history in public schools. A key to his success was developing unique community educational partnerships in innovative projects outside the classroom.
Presently, he continues to assist with various projects for the homeless. The author also works with the Cincinnati Sister City Board as a volunteer leader of cultural service exchange projects for young people between Cincinnati and Kharkiv, Ukraine.
He enjoys traveling with his wife and two daughters, baking bread, writing, taking photos, playing with his lab and working part-time teaching. Always jotting down notes as he looks for his next story characters. Besides just publishing a new book, he presently publishes stories as a guest columnist to Cincinnati Enquirer/Tri-County Press. Mr. Adamson recently started submitting to select literary magazines and chronicled Imagination By Moonlight book quotes can be found at Goodreads.com.
Proceed from book sold are dedicated to programs for homeless youth.