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Dave with His Kids

Edward & Bridget














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Yamato Postings 

2011 Yamato High School Reunion (Videos)

2011 Yamato High School Reunion (Class Photos)
http://www.ourstory.com/thread.html?t=1119276  Upated 9-24-13

2011 Yamato High School Reunion (Candid Shots)
http://www.ourstory.com/thread.html?t=1119276  Upated 10-03-13


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The 90 year-old man accounts a remarkable experience he has in WWII


Once A Soldier ~ Always A Soldier
http://www.ourstory.com/thread.html?t=1115599  Upated 4-9-13
Edward Alfred Topping (Vonnie's Grandfather)
http://www.ourstory.com/thread.html?t=1115603 Upated 4-10-13
Richard W. Jacobus (Richard/Anthony's Father)
 http://www.ourstory.com/thread.html?t=1115627  Upated 4-10-13 
Gregory Vizcarra (Vonnie's Father)
http://www.ourstory.com/thread.html?t=1115644  Upated 4-11-13 
Eugene H. Hoops (Vonnie's Step-Father
http://www.ourstory.com/thread.html?t=1115651  Upated 9-11-13
Edward Topping (Vonnie's Uncle)
http://www.ourstory.com/thread.html?t=1118962 Upated 9-13-13
Steve Topping (Vonnie's Uncle)
David Lowell Beattie (Vonnie’s Husband)

Military Stories
The Non-Ugly American (Vonnie's Step-Father
A Young Man's Dream (Vonnie's Cousin)




Next   
Yamato High School Reunion
 October 15, 2015
 Tuscany Suites Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, NV. 













Dana’s Birthday Party
Dave turns....73!
Happy Birthday (Dave & his brother)
Margies’s Shining Moment
My Darling is…..70!
The Golden Years ~ The OldenYears
So this is....68!
Dave’s Workplace ~ Retired after 32 yrs (Age 58)










Escape from Manchuria (Paul Maruyama, Yamato H.S., Class of 1961) http://www.iuniverse.com/Bookstore/BookDetail.aspx?BookId=SKU-000143860
Ron Loe (Margo Crandall’s, Brother)
The Ballad of Nancy Mathews by Gene Rogers








A letter from Mom & Dad
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=38bKGl6CJLI
A Song For My Son ~ Mikki Viereck
A Song For My Son - Mikki Viereck
Grow Old With Me - Mary Chapin Carpenter
http://youtu.be/9KLPAMo5QTc     (To Larry from Cheryl)
I Believe - Frankie Laine
http://youtu.be/J4KY0DU718c
Is That All There Is - Peggy Lee
http://youtu.be/3VscVP_Gt_s
Love Story - Mouskouri    
http://youtu.be/kiTL5A4_zWM

Memories of Way Back, When It Was Fun  https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=332482190102130    3-3-14 
 Oh Sweet Lorraine https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=10201826756572900  3-3-14
Roses for Mama - Red Sovine     
Unchained Melody - Clay Aiken 


101-Year Old Woman.....Drives Her 82-Year-Old Car http:/www.wimp.com/womancar/  3-4-14

101-Year Old Woman.....Drives Her Car 101http:/www.wimp.com/womancar/  3-4-14
An Elderly Dad Gets Yelled At By His Son. http://www.lifebuzz.com/father-son-temper/  3-2-14  

A Lion Called Christian
http://youtu.be/rqhJuwUukX8

Caine's Arcade (A cardboard arcade made by a 9 year old boy.)http://cainesarcade.com/

Don’t Send A Man To The Grocery Store!
http://www.ourstory.com/thread.html?t=423867

Geriatric Traffic Jam  (You'll get old someday, too....if you're lucky!)  ://www.youtube.com/embed/G0PekTUmBdY?feature=player_embedded   3-2-1  

"Goldfish Salvation" Riusuke Fukahori
Here’s The Boogie Woogie
My Last Days:  Video-Sharing the load with Zach  
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nECijjMl8yY  5-22-13
My Last Days:  Zach Sobiech "Clouds" Celebrity Music Video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7zxXAtmmLLc  5-22-13
Rare footage of Helen Keller speaking with the help of Anne Sullivan (1930) https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=114221508785230 5-24-13 
Red Skelton’s Pledge of Allegiance
http://media.causes.com/604250?p_id=130820677&s=fb_feed
So dad, how do like the iPad we got you?
"She's Got You!"
The Class Reunion - comedy written and sung by Larry Hayden
The Perfect Crime 
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HqfHkjXhG8Q
Two-year old dancing the jive.
http://www.wimp.com/dancingjive/
Life of Flowers
Life of flowers

When You Have A Child - Reba McEntire http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V6xOwdWTT_E  3-3-14







Brentwood Blues Band
Kate's Blog (Daughter of Larry & Cheryl Runyon) 


Rhoni Harris Art Studio (My Childhood Friend)
Stories on canvas by Jacqueline Osborn
The Elegant Magic of Peter Morrison




1968 

(Leader) Mrs. Vonnie Beattie
(Assistant Leader) Mrs. Ann McConville




Girl Scout Shop

Recipes (Debra Teizel Taylor ~ Girl Scout Troop 2576)  






Brianna Swisher



A New Way of Living
Bringing in 2007
Cakes by Gaby (From my...Gym!) 
Hangin' In There by Vicki McKenna (From my...Gym!)
He should have been….in the Pro’s





A Date….with my Son! ~ 2008
Father’s Day ~ 2009
Halloween Memories
Mother’s Day ~ 2010
My Valentine ~ 2008
Pumpkin Creations 
Thanksgiving ~ 2008
Thanksgiving ~ 2009
Xmas ~ 2008
Xmas Cards ~ 2006
Xmas Eve/Xmas Day ~ 2006
Xmas Eve/Xmas Day ~ 2009






Hachiko:  A Dog's Story
Larry Runyon (Cheryl Skipton’s husband)
She Did It Her Way (Wife of Xavier Maruyama '62)
The Hamptons (Travis, Son of Ron ’62 & Sue Childers)http://www.ourstory.com/thread.html?t=463704






Dave's High School (Class of 1955) 



Grand Island Mansion 5-17-10 (Dana)
50th Class Reunion by Ray & Karen Carter





 Vonnie's High School, Washington State (9th Grade)





Smile….It’s Tax Time!
The Date!
The Imaginary Ladder
Trust-Fund Babies
When Your Child Becomes A Stranger!
Where is the Happy Ending?



Vonnie's High School, Tokyo, Japan (1958-1959)





Grandson, Ethan & friend, Aaron   
My Brother, Ed
Our Daughter, Bridget's "Moment of Fame!" (Talking on phone in video)
http://www.yelp.com/biz/sunny-dental-brentwood
"The Topping Ranch"  (Vonnie's, Great-Great Grandfather, Edward Topping)   
Visiting Uncle Steve & Aunt Eleanor (2010)


Memorial 
A Tribute to our Mom 
Murder in the Family
Pam Beattie (January 2, 1951 ~ January 24, 2012)  




A Life….Interconnected


Retirement Home (A Work In Progress!)






Photography by Judy

A Message of My Love (Mary Jane Barnes)
After Christmas by Sue Maness
America by Steve Topping (Vonnie’s Uncle)
I am a Military Brat
Patrick D. O’Brien (8-29-07) 1 Photo


Introducing Professor "X"
Affording Japan Slightly Off the Tourist Track
Driving In Rush Hour 24/7




Banana Caramel Cake
http://www.ourstory.com/thread.html?t=546402

Recipes (Debra Teizel Taylor ~ Girl Scout Troop 2576)  


Broadway Under The Stars
Ladies in Red (5-16-11)
Red Hat Luncheon (2-17-2011)


Eric K. Poon, M.D
Brianna & Kellan: Wedding Announcement 
Sabrina & Matt (Dave's Niece) Wedding Announcement


Tokyo, Japan (Vonnie's High School ~ Class of 1960)




Japan Earthquake Donations, March 2011


Paper Cranes for Japan:  The Journey of Two Million Cranes 
Order ~ Yamato High School Class Rings
Tachi Yamato Products by Mike Skidmore (For Sale)
Yamato High School, Class Prophecy (1961
Yamato High School, Class Will, 1960 & 1961
Yamato High School, Donations (Yearly)
How We Look Now!

Charlie Moy '63 Memorial Day Challenge
Cheryl (Class of 1964) & Larry Runyon The Story of Us [HQ]
Ernest Singer, Class of 1963 (A Koshu Vineyard) 
Jim Balentine, Class of 1965
John Dale Kennedy, Yamato H. S., Class of 1964
Lyle Wogomon, Class of 1961
Mike Skidmore, Class of 1969 ( Finding My Roots) http://www.ourstory.com/thread.html?t=366130
My Two Minutes of Fame  (Xavier Maruyama, Class of 1962)
 Nancy Schwed, Class of 1964
Steve Liljedahl, Class of 1969, Yamato H. S., Japan
The Dance ~ 2008 (Wally Maroney '73 & Vonnie Hoops '60)




Mini-Reunions


Rebecca & Vonnie, Class of 1960 (10-19-08)
Rivers Edge Cafe & Express Bar (6-24-07)
The Candy Man & Red (Ed Degennaro’64 & Red) 1-16-10
Japantown Mini-Reunion Coverage (3-13-10)
Whidbey Island Mini-Reunion (9-23-02)
Whidbey Island/Beach Cabin (7-31-10)

Reunions

Reunion 2005
The Fourth Time Around ~ Includes Videos & Photos


Reunion 2007
Chapter 1/Introduction (Vegas Bound)
Chapter 4 (Memories of the Way We Were)
Chapter 5  (The Mai Tai Lounge)
Chapter 6 (Breakfast at Harrahs)
Chapter 8 (Dinner/Dance/Introductions)
Chapter 11 (Dancing All Night)
Chapter 13 (The Party….is Over)
Whidbey Island/Beach Cabin (7-31-10)




Reunion 2009
Chapter 1 (Introduction)
Chapter 4 ~ Yesterday Once More
Chapter 5, Registration/Lunch
Chapter 6, Alley Cats
Chapter 7, "PatioRats" 
Chapter 8, "This Magic Moment"
Chapter 9, Dinner/Dance
Chapter 10, "Dancing with the Stars"
Chapter 11, "Candid Shots"
Chapter 12, "Class Photos"
Chapter 13, "Remembering Lost Warriors" http://www.ourstory.com/thread.html?t=542126#667168




Memorial 

Faculty
Mr. Stanley Arlton  ~ 1925-2007
Parents & Siblings
Stewart, Crane ’64, (Mom’s Obituary)
Susan Molly Holland Delfin
Steven F. Fleck
Students 

Class of 1960
Susan Rowe Ensign
Class of 1963
Jim Short
John Randall Greene Jr. ~ Daddy's Eulogy by Kerri Renee http://www.ourstory.com/thread.html?t=493716#613089
 
Class of 1970 Christopher Ducan Corbin


Class of 1972 
Margaret "Maggie" Today

Class of 1973
Gary Miyazona (Bippy)


http://www.ourstory.com/thread.html?t=359651http://www.ourstory.com/thread.html?t=1083276

Yamato High School Websites

Colette/Corbin-Eckard, Class of 1967
Conrado Hinojosa 1967
Diane Roberts, Class of 1964
Don Myrah, Class of 1961
Ed DeGennaro, Class of 1964 
Loren (Buddy) Collett 1963
Louis Padgug, Class of 1973
Martin D. Wynn (Yamato H.S. ~ Class of 1965)
Steve Liljedahl ~ Class of 1969 ~ "Edge of Tomorrow"

Welcome to Vonnie’s World (Class of 1960)
Yamato High School, Japan (Vonnie’s H.S)