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Ranald MacDonald Japanese Rokkaku Style Kite

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  The Ranald MacDonald Japanese Rokkaku style kite made its’s aerial maiden voyage October 7 and 8, 2017 at Long Beach, Washington State during the One Sky One World International Kite Fly for Peace (held annually, around the globe on … Continue reading

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“The Torch Has Been Passed: JFK’s Legacy Today”, John F. Kennedy Library Foundation and Waseda University Symposium at Okuma Auditorium, March 18, 2015.

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It was a privilege for me to attend “The Torch Has Been Passed: JFK’s Legacy Today” Symposium held by the John F. Kennedy Library Foundation and Waseda University at Okuma Auditorium on March 18, 2015. I was excited to receive … Continue reading

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Waseda University International Division Part Two 1975

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This blog is continued from Part I https://mockford.wordpress.com/2014/04/16/waseda-university-international-division-1974-1975/ that covered the fall of 1974 and promised photos and stories to be added for 1975 in Part II. For younger readers I should note that the photos were originally processed as … Continue reading

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Waseda University International Division 1974-1975

Here we are in front of Okuma Auditorium at Waseda University 早稲田大学 on September 6, 1974 having just arrived in Japan on August 31 for a few days of dorm life before meeting our host families on September 3 and … Continue reading

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The “First Pacific Northwest Japanese Language Speech Contest” in Washington State.

This year marks the 30th Annual Japanese Language Speech Contest in Washington State. In 1983 when we began planning for the first Japanese language speech contest it was a time when there were still few high school Japanese language programs … Continue reading

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Rolling Coconut Review Japan Concert April 10 1977

Here is my ticket from Rolling Coconut Review Concert held Sunday April 10, 1977 at Harumi Dome Tokyo, Japan. It has made a great bookmark all these years since. I attended the Rolling Coconut Review Japan Concert in Tokyo that … Continue reading

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Remembering Prime Minister Takeo Miki

In my blog “Remembering Former First of Japan Lady Mutsuko Miki” I posted photos of meeting the Miki family on several occasions many years ago. Here is a bit more about Prime Minister Takeo Miki whom I was privileged to … Continue reading

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