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People In My Life
Featuring people; family, friends, acquaintances.  I believe the primary  measure of a man's wealth is the abundance of generous and loyal people who have enriched life.  I am now aware that I am missing photos of many special family members and friends, so I have work to do.
Date(s): Approx 1998 to 2003. Album by Colonel BB Yarborough. Photos by ©2003 BB Yarborough. 1 - 77 of 77 Total. 8589 Visits.
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Al, on right, my friend for well over 50 years.  Texas native lives in San Antonio.

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Al's wife Kay and Lea are no doubt having a laugh at our expense.

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With my neighbor Jim, retired Captain, Los Angeles County Fire Dept.  Led disaster task force to the Oklahoma City bomb site.

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Brittney & Tyler, our Great Niece & Nephew

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Melody & Ron, parents of Brittney & Tyler

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With my brother, Wayne.  In Littleton, CO

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Who would guess that Wayne is proud to be Hannah's grandfather?

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From Wayne's expression, one would think that I just tried to borrow some money.

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Who could say "no" to Hannah?

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Rachel, Hannah's older sister, looks pretty persuasive too.

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Ina, who introduced my wife and I over 50 years ago, makes like Annika.

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My Texan pal Bob is OK, but I hate that he has all that hair.

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Joe, a neighbor, has a very studious look, but I think he has just thought of a way to fleece me in a golf bet.

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Shirley & Liz always think they are in charge (and they are).

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Lea is attacked by giant Yorkies in the exercise yard of my sister's kennel in Dallas.

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Lea rides the July 4th parade route in Huntington Beach, CA

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Lea loves California but not enough to give up her "Texas Blubonnets" shirt.

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Lea, Pat & Margaret.  Only the foolhardy would mess with these three.

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If your aren't happy when you see Vicki, just wait a minute.

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Larry, my friend of over 60 years with wife, Anne.

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Larry doesn't take orders, just eat your eggs the way they come.

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Marge & Jack's 50th.  Lea was their maid of honor; Marge served same role in ours the year before.

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Lea and Marge were graduates of University of Texas Medical school for nurses in Galveston, TX where we met in 1949.

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Marge at anniversary dinner.  Her daughter's profile on right, an MD and medical school professor.

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Brother Marines.  My good friend, the late Colonel Bill Clarchick and I at 3d ANGLICO annual reunion picnic in summer of 2000.  We were former CO's of the unit.

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Coffee @ Starbucks with old Marine comrades, Mac and Chuck.  Chuck, on right, was my barber when I learned that we were in same battalion in Korea.

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With former Major Dick Connolly of 3d ANGLICO at Pendleton Golf course in February 2004

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Ready for the 2002 Marine Corps Ball, where I have been invited as guest of honor. An unexpected and flattering invitation indeed.

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Attention to Colors!  Birthday Ball ceremony begins.

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Our #1 son, Dirk with his Mom at the Ball.  Dirk took this photo himself with extended left hand, amazing.

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Clean shave, polished brass, fresh hairdo and a little glamour was order of the day.

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SgtMajors in the Marine Corps have something in common.  They appear to be in charge (and they actually are), and a sleeve full of hash marks.

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SgtMajor and Commanding Officer of 3d ANGLICO appear to be relieved that ceremony over.  Let the dancing and party begin!

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Just a couple of months after the ball, 3d ANGLICO was mobilized.  I had the great honor of addressing the company this day, and a week later they were in Iraq fighting with the 1st Marine Division.

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Tim, a retired Marine LtCol with wife Marilyn welcomed us for a visit in 2002.

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Bill, retired Marine LtCol, friend of many years.  Now father, grandfather, and still practicing law.

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All Marine colonels have a commanding general at home; Mary Ellen is Bill's CG.

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Great nephew, Tyler, does his Marine recruiting poster routine with my hat.

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Sarge (my friend Hal) with wife Vicki.  Sarge was member of the famous Marine Hq. drill team which performed all over the world for thousands, including many heads of state.

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Sarge, as usual, telling me how it is during visit in 2002.

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Ah, Vicki!  If she's breathing, she's smiling.

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Two very talented women.  Olive on left, retired from claims management, while Chris rose from claims clerk, to lawyer, to  state department head.

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The "don't mess with Texas" girls.  Nursing school classmates from UT in Galveston.

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Every morning some 10 to 20 local friends meet @ Starbucks to start the day and argue current issues.  Photo converted to poster art in Photoshop.

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So many experts, so many issues, so little time.

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Ted addresses a rapt audience at Starbucks.

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The group was a little smaller this lazy Sunday morning.

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Tim, a really nice fellow even though a hard core UCLA fan.

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Fred, long time local and retired Division Fire Chief.

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Harry, "Mr. BMW."  One of the few in our group who still works.

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One gets the impression that we really don't have John's attention this morning.

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Chris tells us she is from Turkey, but she seems more a native of Nordstrom's and Saks 5th Ave., always in high style.

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We understand that it took Pete & Carol about 25 minutes to get used to California after leaving their native Chicago.

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Craig, West Point alum and former Army officer always has a theory to argue that the Army is superior to the Marine Corps.

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The "Ray Man" drops in every now and then from trips all over the globe.  Don't have the least idea what he does.

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Jim kept Huntington Beach safe until retirement as a top officer of the fire department and former Fire Marshal.

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Ted came to the USA from Holland as a teenager.  His favorite barb is "If you ain't Dutch, you ain't much."

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Manny dubbed our group "Gringo Gulch" and incites lively discussions by pushing somebody's hot button every morning.

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Larry, a retired Air Force Colonel and pilot, still makes Starbucks now and then since moving to the Washington, D.C. area.

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Lea with neighbors Branco and Angie.

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I get to share the camera with Lea & Angie.

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Visiting the oh so proper English gentleman, Peter, in Villanova, PA

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Peter's Australian wife, Alexa, and Lea walk in the beautiful village of Villanova, PA.

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Alexa offers coffee, we hope food is also on the schedule during our visit.

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Peter risks life and property to show off his banana flambe.

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Peter does his "007" bit with "shaken, not stirred" martinis.

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Old friends Jack and Jim at annual golf reunion in CT, October 2002.

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Mike Finale found somebody's golf balls and he looks happy.

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Cris, #2 son, instructs Dad on use of his lawn tractor in New Britain, CT.

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Cris and wife, Mariann, at Stanley Sq Park in CT.  I think she filched my old Marine Corps jacket!

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Mariann on a winter day in CT.  Love the hat!  Photo by Cris.

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Carolyn always generous with invitations for cocktails and dinner when we visit CT.  Sorry husband Pete not in photo.

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John & Sharon visited us at Cris and Mariann's house October 2002.

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Frank and Marian also joined the party, with Cris, Lea and I.

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Todd and Mary were friends years ago in CA, now live in CT and joined our party.

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Paul, our #3 son, lives in Aurora, CO in the Denver area.

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