About the Book
Dr, Billy Bergin, DVM, was born on Hawaii's Big Island. He received his degree of Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Kansas State University in 1967. Dr. Billy served as the Parker Ranch veterinary for more than twenty-five years. He lives in Waimea with his wife Patricia.
Dr. Billy and his three daughters-in-law rode in the Aloha Festivals Parade - Waimea - 22 September 2007 . Dr Billy on Princess, Lori Bergin on Jack, Iwalani Ka`aua on Mr. Ed and Tiffany Bergin on Maggie.
Michael F. O'Brien lived and worked in Seoul, Korea from August of 1963 to June of 1997. He grew up on a dairy farm in the beautiful wooded hills of northeast Iowa. At age twenty-four he left the corn fields of Iowa for the rice paddies of Korea. Those rice paddies fascinated and excited him with their ever-changing patterns and through them he learned, also, to love the Iowa corn fields he had left behind. He is a retired art and photography teacher from Seoul American High School in Yongsan, 8th U.S. Army, in Seoul, Korea. Mr. O'Brien's credits include Far-Reaching Fragrance - Photographs of Korea, a collection in coffee table book form of photographic insights into traditional Korea. He has also co-authored a high school photography text, The Photographic Eye - Learning To See With A Camera. 1984 - John F. Kennedy Center Fellow for Teachers of the Arts.