The editor of this web site, Yuki Yoshida(Hereafter call with the subject of "I", have played what I call "The first, the second and the third stages of Life back in Japan as a top business person. On February 1st, 2009, I began, at the age of late 78, to have what I call "The fourth stage of life" in this soil of the Republic of the Philippines with some aims and reasons, which the visitors would come to find by visiting this Web from time to time.(August 28, 2017) 

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   Yuki Yoshida  (Age:86-year-1-month-old)
           "Grateful to be alive and active!" 
The above photos, the left is the one taken coincidentally right on the very day and moment when the Huge and dreadful earthquake hit in Eastern Japan on March 11, 2011. You could see this in "Atomic bomb survivor credits desire to learn for living 'four lives'(The JAPAN Times, August 4, 2012). The middle is the one taken on the day when my passport was renewed in the Japanese Embassy in Manila on September 11, 2014, with another termination date of Ten years, 2024, meaning I would be 93-year-old with the necessity for the next renewal with another termination of 103 years old! Yes!? The necessity would come again! Ha.(Note)Continuing, the photo in the middle is the one without glasses. The former one was with glasses. It happened that the photo file in the editing file was carelessly deleted, so that I was obliged to replace with the one without I happened to take.

Well, someone is saying "What about the newest and the latest photos? My answer is simple. My everyday life in 24-hour is in "Suteteko(long drawers) & half sleeve shirt", not suitable for formal appearance! It might be when our family move to our scheduled own newly built beautiful house and lot in "Santa Rosa Heights" in a few years in a nice and beautiful big office of my own with suitable hero's costumes for the photo here, yes!

The followings are some of my writing records in English publicly opened. The Japanese editions of this kind are far the more, though.... 
    Articles written in English:not in order
The columns for my regular writing in the past 
"A-bomb survivor testimony based on the three viewpoints"
"(Open letter) Dear Mr. President Obama"
"Atomic bomb survivor credits desire to learn for living 'four lives' (The JAPAN Times, August 4, 2012, by KRIS KOSAKA)
 Calabarzon Breaking News 
 "A-bomb and Me"
Special corner for introduction of the Philippines and its people

The mission for Hibakushas --Needs for building consensus for the Reconciliation between the a-bomb dropper and the sufferers 
Sister Hiroko's death
Internet information & Yoshida blogs 
                  
 「An episode about Yoshida and Mrs. Ann Adams, polio artist(Now, editing!)  

                        Since 10th March, 2001
                                    Japanese  
                           Sunday, December 10, 2017

Whenever or whatever the visitors feel something, please be kind enough to send e-mails to "Yoshida@a-bombsurvivor.com" 

I take pride in being able to say this website contain so much as to be able to say "As far as the contents volume is concerned, mine is the biggest in Japan!" Just try to click "The Data Size(The Editing volume)". If edited into book form it would be as big as some "A few dozens"!

                  English top site records(End of the day) 
("End of the day" here means at around 6 pm for the slow internet connection condition in this country of the Philippines.) 
                         Japanese top site records(End of the day)  

  (The below photos are the ones before moving to the Philippines)
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The above photos are the ones taken in around 2001, when this website was first published by myself with minor knowledge of editing, not using the ready-made form of website editing. 

I was then in the third stage of my life as a business consultant, maverick consultant firm, LOGITANT, Inc., meaning "Logistic and Logical consultant. Logistic comes from my own experience of managing a trucking industry company, years later developing into what I called "Seven subsidary group companies". "Logic" came from my personal life philosophy of "logical thinking and behavior".

The photos above, the second and third from left are taken in what I called SOHO, small office and home office. The fourth is the one depicting "My  9-minutes-speech in Las Vegus in the International conference of SAM(The Society for Advancement of Management)". I was then the president of Hiroshima branch chapter of the SAM. The award was "Material Handling Award". The attendants were some 300, business persons, University professors and the graduate students one third each. My dear memory was "Huge standing ovation with whistles occurred continued even after returned to my table on the stage!!

Thus after spending my first , second and third stages of my life as a top business person, I am in this soil of the Philippines playing what I call "The fourth life" as a........is the most interesting life story beginning. What is it? or what it will be?...is the very things depicting in this website!

One thing that is worthy of depicting here and I feel proud of is that an almost-100-year-old trucking company in Shimbashi, Tokyo which was used be my 10-year-old client until leaving Japan is still and will be using Yoshida-written book as a sort of text for the newly-employed managers. The company's present President, the third generation, graduate from Keio to Michigan Universities, gives me opportunity of working for his company in a very interesting way. The newly employed managers are obligated to read that book of mine and obligated to answer and write his or her own thought and opinions to the company questions. Then the reports are sent to me! And the writer, Yoshida, is obligated to answer or advise to them in a form of writer's opinions and advises... My obligation to the company is something very unique! Yosihda-written book "Yoshida's Advice to the Professional Truck Drivers"(Japanese Edition) plays a sorto of its text. I have its English translation of the Contents" in English."English Contents" is it.
        

                        Events on December 10, Wikipedia 
                                  (December 10, Events(English editions)
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2「1520 Leo X」の画像検索結果「1520 Leo X」の画像検索結果「1520, martin rutar」の画像検索結果「rejected」の画像検索結果「1520 Leo X」の画像検索結果 「1520 Leo X」の画像検索結果
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 6「1901年 - 田中正造が足尾銅山の鉱毒事件について明治天皇に直訴。」の画像検索結果「1901年 - 田中正造が足尾銅山の鉱毒事件について明治天皇に直訴。」の画像検索結果   「鉱毒」の画像検索結果    関連画像「明治天皇」の画像検索結果「1901年 - 田中正造が足尾銅山の鉱毒事件について明治天皇に直訴。」の画像検索結果
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 20 「中華民国高雄市」の画像検索結果「世界人権デー」の画像検索結果「美麗島事件」の画像検索結果「美麗島事件」の画像検索結果「美麗島事件」の画像検索結果 
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                                      The Editor's memo for this day!
                                   Saturday, 9, December, 2017
I have been at desk since 5 AM at this time of before 5 PM with a minor nap after lunch, almost a day's amount of working hours! Strange to say, I don't feel tired at all! May be because of my free style of "Suteteko(half short pants) & short shirts) with free style of sitting on the flat and simple chair, sometimes with my feet up on the chair left and right as I feel I wish, free style, so to speak. I never use the one with deluxe style of the so called "Good Cushion-Armrests-Headrest-Reclinning". I try on the flat chair what I call Yoshida-way of leg&foot exercises. I really mean it! Believe it or not! I especially enjoy my pushing planta pedis in the corner of the flat top while tapping the keyboards!

This morning "VOA@com" arrived at past 5 am, and put into editing immediately. It is " No.326(Dec. 9, 2017)"On Dec. 8, 1980, former Beatle John Lennon was shot to death by Mark David Chapman"  with "1980 John Lennon is murdered"(HISTORY) " as the source of information for editing attached photos. Tomorrow and the after are going to be he weekend holiday for the VOA@com and so is for the editor Yoshida, though other editing works are waiting for my practices.(17:00)

                        today@VOA & NYTimes.com
This column is for editing what I call "the illustrated stories" with photos related with the events and news, so that the visitors could enjoy the stories in a visual ways. The former, "today@VOA" deals with historical events with the exception of week-ends, and the latter with stories who lived and dead with more than a hundred years old of his or her lives. My interest in the latter one comes from my strong will of living more than a hundred of years trying to make it with a thought of my mother who lived until 102, or my personal wish and will to live a life of the so-called "The longest lived Hibakusha(A-bomb survivor) with my thought of "Ms. Elbina Deans, the longest-lived suruvivor of the Titanic", and another target of a 119-year-old Filipina, Puerto Princesa, with the title of oldest living person in the Guinness Book of World Records.                            
                                         No.326(Dec. 9, 2017)
"On Dec. 8, 1980, former Beatle John Lennon was shot to death by Mark David Chapman"
At the time Beatle John Lennon was killed, I was so deeply concentrated into the new business of trucking industry that I had less time getting interested into this sort of happening. In the Japanese edition of my website, I inserted many words describing about this incident from the Wikipedia telling about the hidden stories of this incident.    (The-27-photo-attached file)(46.29KB)

On This Day in American History
On Dec. 8, 1980, former Beatle John Lennon was shot to death by Mark David Chapman outside Lennon’s apartment in New York. The musician’s death prompted an outpouring of grief around the world, and thousands kept vigil for days outside his home.

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                            "1980 John Lennon is murdered"(HISTORY)

       This editor's hidden talent is the English recitation of
The following is only an example of what I have in personal policy or what are called "personal philosophy" or the like. Others are supposed to be translated into English someday, though)

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2. "The Lion's Code of Ethics"
At the time I was one of the Lion's club members, especially when I was the chairman of a committee and editor-in-chief of the magazine published by the Lions Club 336-C-district, something made me to try to memorize it being able to make recitation of. It happened that we had the Cabinet sponsored the Cabinet Annual General Assembly where we invited the American President of the International Club Association, Mr. Woolard was the name.


I was told that the President's special favorite is "The Lions Code of Ethics", so that I tried to memorize it and, if ever have a chance, I could let him know of that big passion of mine as a "Lion" as passionate as he. Ha

In fact I had good opportunities of being with him at his visit as a chairman of the committee and the editor-in-chef of the magazine. Apparently, he seemed surprised to know of this, saying "I love the code but not as much and good as I memorize it...". Later months, I had an honor of receiving his award.
       
                        

3. "Youth "
This poem is very popular among Japanese regardless of their being business tops or the workers. A friend of mine gave me the copy, saying that "Yoshida"s way of life overlap with the way the poem writes". I was charmed with its contents so that I brought it  into one of my favorite recitations.

I remember that the first time I happened to know of this poem was at my twentieth when I came to know that the poem was
by Samuel Ullman who first appeared in the Readers' Digest in 1945, the year the World War ended, and years passed after my friend gave me a poem text. 

I also came to know that General
Douglas MacArthur, was one of the lovers of the poem. An interesting point and proud of about my recitations with this one is that at the end of  the poem of, I personally add some words to that. "...you may die young at eighty." turns to my own words of "...You may die young at a hundred!! in Yoshida's own words!".

By the way, General Douglas MacArthur is so familiar to the Filipinos. I found in The Manila Times an article about him entitled "
Behind every great man  The women in  the life of General Douglas MacArthur".  
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4.  "Lincoln's Gettysburg's Address"
Lincoln's Gettysburg' Address is popular even among Japanese. Fortunately, in my life with a widow lady after my divorce with my former wife(....Well, sorry for being personal. A huge amount of story await for me to tell about my life history, though), her daughter happened to read aloud her high school English text, I gave her some suggestion on the pronunciation, which brought me great interest to make it as one of my own favorite English recitations.

It was in 1993 when I was in the midst of my one-month-investigation trip to the States, I visited  the Abraham Memorial Hall, where I met the President statue and on the side wall was his that famous speech! I was captured with that big speech text carved or painted, and began to stay there with my reading in heart as if making myself speaking it!

An American man standing beside me seemed interested so that I said to him, "I could make that recitation perfectly!" like a boy being proud of being able to! He seemed interested and said, "when I was young, schools used to demand students to memorize and read it aloud. However, in modern times...No..." by shrinking his shoulders.)

I remember the year before last, on the 9.11 ceremony in NY, an American politician, whose name I don't remember, stood on the platform beside the speech table with this recitation, needless to say not looking down on the speech table for the text. I thought I could make it as good as he did!!

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5. "My Way "
"My Way" is indeed the best one to end the 8-minute-recitations as the final one in that I can overlap my own life with that of the original singer Frank Sinatra, in such a way as he ended with;

The last words of Frank's is ♪....Yes..., this is my way...♪ is the very thing that yoshida wants to say in heart, concluding a series of English recitations with ♪...Yes, this is my OWN way...♪. I conclude a series of my English recitation with the thought that "I have lived and will continue living the life in the way I believed to be right and demanded to...".

My last stage of life here in the soil of the Philippines is to end my life with a prayer of those who died here with no regards of nationalities during the World War II with my humble prayers.

A couple of photos attached far the right below are Ms. Masako Doi, ex socialist parliament lady, who became the first Chairwoman in the parliament general assembly, was a fond of ♪My Way♪. She used to sing it with her dignity and passion as if she herself played the life like that of Frank. See her proud posture with her back so straight in her parliament chairwoman table, and so do this an aged man of Yoshida.
I thank you for reading such a long explanation.

     

Lastly, this Editor, Yoshida, would like to give the visitors a smiling "Peanuts and his fellow doggy" with their cute thoughts or conversation. This piece of cartoon symbolizes  one of my philosophies I reached after more than 60-year -life as a top business person in three stages of Life in Japan.

This idea is well and much expressed as "From own profit to others' profit", which is explained in detail when you click that, though in Japanese. Someday, I would life like to have its English translation for my intention of giving the visitors as a token of my thanks for your kind visit.
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         Thanks for your visit to my website. Please be sure to come again!!
          
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                                     Sunday, December 10, 2017  
                                             YUKI YOSHIDA
                       “Grateful to be alive and active”  
        
                              (86-year-1-month old)
                      Santa Rosa city, Laguna, Philippines
                E-mail:yoshida@a-bombsurvivor.com
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