About Jeff

Jeff Lyon Author

Member of The Chicago Writers Association
Member of the South Florida Writers Association
Member of International Screenwriters’ Association
Member Screen Play Reviewer at Talentville.com

Jeff Lyon is the son of a truck driver and preacher’s daughter. He grew up in Irving, Texas, earned a Communications BA from the University of North Texas and then went ski bumming in Colorado. Jeff returned to Texas to work for the City of Lewisville before heading to Florida to become a licensed yacht captain. Jeff spent twelve years teaching sailing and captaining charters on Lake Michigan. During Chicago’s harsh winters he wrote travelogues, books, short stories and screenplays. Jeff has returned to Florida to write and captain boats. His adventurous tales are based on personal escapades and filled with extraordinary characters.

LABOR DAY MOUNTAIN GETAWAY 2017

LABOR DAY MOUNTAIN GETAWAY 2017

Labor Day weekend 2017 hiking in the North Carolina Mountains.

ROCKABILLY RESURRECTION 2017

ROCKABILLY RESURRECTION 2017

Live Rockabilly bands, hot rods, Pin-Up Girl Pageant, Swing Dance Lessons, Bar-B-Q and cold brew at the Annapolis VFW.

FRIDAY KNIGHTS’ LIGHTS

FRIDAY KNIGHTS’ LIGHTS

Triple A baseball in Charlotte, NC with the Knights.

2% LIGHT

2% LIGHT

On Lake Wylie in North Carolina the 2017 event was 98% of Total Eclipse.

CHARLOTTE’S FUNNY BUS

CHARLOTTE’S FUNNY BUS

Learning and laughing about Charlotte on the Funny Bus tour.

BURGER BEST, TOMATO FEST, BEER WITH ZEST

BURGER BEST, TOMATO FEST, BEER WITH ZEST

Making the rounds in around downtown Charlotte on Saturday (7-29-17).

BLIND SQUIRREL SIGHTSEEING

BLIND SQUIRREL SIGHTSEEING

Friday (7-21-17) Karen and I fled the relentless heat in Charlotte and headed for relief in the Blue Ridge Mountains. We booked two nights in the Brewery B&B in Plumtree. I can’t say enough about how nice the Young family that owns this enterprise and their...
NOT THE DOOBIE BROTHERS CHINA GROVE

NOT THE DOOBIE BROTHERS CHINA GROVE

Named for a grove of chinaberry trees, China Grove, North Carolina held its 36th annual Farmers Day on Saturday, July 15, 2017.

AMERICA’S FIRST WINE AND FIRST MINE

Within an hour’s drive East of Charlotte we visit four wineries and America’s first gold mine.

GASTONIAN FOURTH OF JULY

Gastonia, NC celebrated its 140th birthday on July 4, 2017.

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