Thomas Williamson, an author with the third of his series of "why books" on the way. He is a graduate of the University of Kansas School of Architecture and Urban Design, a retired Architect, former real estate developer, school district administrator, S&L executive and one-time agency operative. He has lived a full life and has learned the lessons of that life. But, more importantly Thomas has learned from those whom he has come into contact: the brave, the courageous, the famous and even the infamous. He is a man dedicated to his Family and his Country who, to this day, proudly, describes himself as a Military Brat. Thomas and his wife, Barbara, live in the small Central Illinois town of Tremont.