The substance of this non-fiction novel is generally factual and transpires from 1962 through 1998. Friendships formed in high school and college, provide a background for anecdotal stories of Pat Mingione and his teacher friends. The author, using the pseudonym, P. James Rocco, recounts how he and his wife’s relationship evolved from being neighbors and friends to one of unselfish love. The drama of his kidney transplant operation is detailed and life after transplantation is explored. Pat and his wife deal with many adversities making Color Me In a true story of inspirational love.