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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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Stained Glass Windows at Smith Memorial Presbyterian Church, Fairview Oregon

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On September 15, 2013 we visited Smith Memorial Presbyterian Church, Fairview Oregon to attend the Sunday service and see the newly installed Stained Glass Memorial South Sanctuary Windows. We also stayed following the service to hear a talk by Stained … Continue reading

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Summer Readings and Meetings with Authors

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My summer readings were combined with travels and meetings with authors that began in June during a visit to San Francisco where I was able with three authors who have visited the Pacific Northwest in the past during their historical … Continue reading

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Paris afternoon and into the night

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On our return home from Ljubljana we stopped in Paris for a couple of days with the goal of seeing a few of the major sites and after checking in at the Hotel Relais Bosquet we set out to see … Continue reading

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Our Lady of the Rocks

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We visited Perast and had lunch at The Admiral on waterfront before taking a boat to Our Lady of the Rocks, an island church in the Bay of Kotor. The local legend tells a story of how sailors in ancient times … Continue reading

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Old Fortress City of Kotor

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Arriving at the Old City of Kotor on May 3 we entered the Sea Gate and checked into the Hotel Astoria http://kotor.astoriamontenegro.com/ and then we explored the old city visting the Roman Catholic Cathedral of Saint Tryphon and the Serbian … Continue reading

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