City Lights bookstore will host Macon County resident Jim Staggers as he presents his book, Messages To My Descendents: Please Fix Our Government on Saturday September 22nd at 3 p.m. A retired Chief Operating Officer has been motivated by the Washington D.C. gridlock to offer his "food for thought" solutions. Jim Staggers has been writing his messages for seven years, and retired to Mill Creek, Franklin, NC five years ago. . As V.P. and C.O.O. of APL Corporation, Jim's experiences in business management are described and utilized in presenting his concerns in his new book, "Messages To My Descendents — Please Fix Our Government." He is a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh with a B.S. in Chemistry, and attended Syracuse University to study finance and business management.