A short memoir about Lithuania during the first half of the 20th Century. He married Aleksandra Zubovaite, a Countess, who inherited the Ginkunai estate belonging to the Zubovs. They experienced the disruptions of history (WWI and WWII), but enjoyed a period of about 20 years of Lithuanian independence. During that time, he played a role in developing agricultural exports, organizing cooperatives and unions, raising the quality of farm produce, and enabling modern farming techniques. The Ginkunai estate was taken over by German and Russian military at various times.