Name: Jerry Lee Minshall
Hometown: Kirksville, Missouri
Above Left: Jan, my bride - Florence, Italy - May 2001
Some Favorite Books: "COUNTDOWN 1945" by Chris Wallace w/ Mitch Weiss; "The Soul Of America: The Battle For Our Better Angels" by Jon Meacham; "When Character Was King: A Story Of Ronald Reagan" by Peggy Noonan; "Harry Truman's Excellent Adventure" by Matthew Algeo; "Super" by Jim Lehrer; "FDR's Funeral Train" by Robert Karo; "Coup" by Keel Hunt
My Favorite Records (today): "The House That Built Me" by Miranda Lambert; "Same Auld Lang Syne" by Dan Fogelberg

Songs for the road

  • "The Song Is You" by Tommy Dorsey Orchestra, w/ Frank Sinatra
  • "I Can't Help It If I'm Still In Love With You" by Linda Ronstadt w/ Emmylou Harris
  •  "The Blues Man" by Hank Williams, Jr.
  • "The Homecoming" by Tom Tom T. Hall
  • "Serenade of the Bells" by Jo Stafford
  • "(C'est la vie) You Never Can Tell"
           by Emmylou Harris
  • "Nothing to Remember" by Joey Martin Feek


  • SEVEN DAYS IN MAY (Kirk Douglas, Burt Lancaster, Fredric March, Ava Gardner)
  • DR. ZHIVAGO (Omar Sharif, Julie Christie, Geraldine Chaplin)
  • HUNT FOR RED OCTOBER  (Sean Connery, Alec Baldwin, Scott Glenn, Sam Neill, Fred Dalton Thompson)
  • CRIMSON TIDE  (Denzel Washington, Gene Hackman, Jason Robards)
  • CAPTAIN CORELLI'S MANDOLIN (Nicholas Cage, Penelope Cruz, John Hurt)
  • ALL THE PRESIDENT'S MEN (Robert Redford, Dustin Hoffman, Jason Robards, Hal Holbrook)
  • THE END OF THE AFFAIR (Ralph Fiennes, Julianne Moore)
  • --and I hope I don't have to turn in my 'man card' for this (ha!), but I love,
    SOUND OF MUSIC (Julie Andrews, Christopher Plummer) 

My Photo Album

I get older...Jan gets younger.

On Bill and Donna's big boat...

Jerry: Drugstore Cowboy

Jan and me at daughter Gigi’s wedding - Nov, 2000