Thanks to the many people involved in this project for both their patience and expertise. My daughter Bari Doeffinger, a fine writer in ber own right, who edited the rough draft. To Carol Doeffinger for ber meticulous (and 1 do mean meticulous) editing of the final manuscript. To John Wiley's Courtney Allen for taking on this project and providing valuable guidance. To fellow author, photographer, and friend Jeff Wignall for his suggestions, insights, and support. To Gary Whelpley, good friend and inspirational photo buddy, for the use of his photos. To photographer friends Stewart Hecht, Mike Brown, and Herb Chong for use of their photos. And to book designer Erik Powers for patiently handling many suggestions while producing a design that so nicely features both words and photos.