To Those Who Visited This Site for The First Time      
 
    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.  
      As the visitors of this site see, I try to use as many and much photos concerned. This comes from my motivation of trying to make the visitors enjoy watching the photos concerned, that is, to enjoy visiting this site as a sort of what I call "the illustrated stories". (January 1st, 2018) 

 The photos below are the ones which show what I experienced at the time of being hit by the atomic bomb on August 6, 1945. Students in those day were obliged to throw away studying and work for companies in the absence of employees who were dragged into war battles. My classmates all were assigned to the streetcar and bus repairing plants, while in my case being crippled by polio, I was given office work. It was on my way through the corridore walking to my office alone after the teacher's message in the morning ceremony, that I was hit by the blast. The building collapsed andⅠ was buried under collapsed building with prayer for my helpless escape hope. However, some moment passed, I saw a deem light above my head, so that I crawled up in the debris to the the light above. I was aware I was on the top of the collapsed building, knowing myself looking down far below when I got out. I recall I cried out, "Mammy! Blood coming out!!". Later I came to be aware that I had deep cuts in my face. Well, this is a short real story of a part of a-bomb sufferers' experience. (July 21, 2018)
        
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(The photos from left;1. Present head office, 2. Street car dock, 3. Kamiya-cho  Junction, 4.Collapsed building under which I was buried in for some time, 5-6. Its Display Panel in front of the head office building, the last is the office building where I worked.   

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   Yuki Yoshida  (Age:86-year-11-month-old)
           "Grateful to be alive and active!" 
The upper two photos are in time of my second life in Perpetual university dormitory double rooms, and the below is the newly rented independent house in a village named BelAir 1, where I now live with a Filipino family in a different bigger house. A moment after this photo taken, we had a power cut for a few minutes, which was due to that huge earthquake in Eastern Japan.  

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
著書・執筆実績・懸賞論文(冊子・雑誌・単行本等)記録(My visual publication record in Japanese)
The columns for my regular writing in the past 
"A-bomb survivor testimony based on the three viewpoints"and
"(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 deathInternet information & Yoshida blogs                   
 「An episode about Yoshida and Mrs. Ann Adams, polio artist

                                   Since 10th March, 2001
                                    Japanese  
                       Sunday, October 21, 2018
This website of mine is some 17 years old. Apart from whether good or not, the volume itself is not small! 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) 
                  Japanese top site records(End of the day) 
  (The below photos are the ones before moving to the Philippines)

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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 group companies". "Logic" came from my personal life philosophy of "logical thinking and behavior".

The fourth from left 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 Society for Advancement of Management). 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 and 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". My expectation would be the 5th life in which I would call "The final fifth stage of my life for writing my final personal history".


 

                    The Events Yoshida selected from Wikipedia
This column is for the absence of "Today@VOA" in the week-end of Saturday and Sunday and National holidays in the American time. This column Editor has no week-end nor any holidays.
                    
Events OCTOBER 21, Yoshida-selected
Wikipedia(English edition)(Oct. 21:"1892–Opening ceremonies for the World's Columbian Exposition are held in Chicago, though because construction was behind schedule, the exposition did not open until May 1, 1893."
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The article concerned:"1893 The World’s Columbian Exposition closes in  Chicago(HISTORY)"
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                                           Today@VOA
                             (October 20, 21 are week-end holidays)
                                      No.550(10.19. 2018)
 
"On October 19, 1781, British General Charles Cornwallis surrenders.."

            "1781 Cornwallis surrenders at Yorktown(HISTORY)"
                      "British General Charles Cornwallis(photos)"
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On This Day in American History
On October 19, 1781, British General Charles Cornwallis surrenders to American and French forces at Yorktown, Virginia, ending the American Revolutionary War. While the conflict persisted for some time on the high seas, peace talks started in 1782, and on September 3, 1783, the Treaty of Paris was signed, which established the United States as a free and independent country.

                                       No.549(10.18. 2018) 
 "
On October 18, 1867, the United States takes possession of Alaska..."

                       "1867  U.S. takes possession of Alaska(HISTORY)" 

     NYTimes "Obituaries: Who lived more than 100-year-old"  
                                           No.16                                          
                           (New York Times, October 18,  2018)   
             "Felix Smith, Who Piloted Covert Over Asia, Dies at 100" 
                             
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                                         No.15                                         
                              (New York Times, October 16,  2018)        

"William Coors, Brewery Chief and Ultra Conservative Voice, Dies at 102s at 102"     
               "William Coors(Wikipedia)"    (NYTimes Obituaries      
                             
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                            The Editor's memos for this day!
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  (Always trying to write something that  come into my mind sometimes at randam and whatever come into my mind and thought as if litary as a Memo!)
                                        Monday,  8, October
      Hitting the Japanese language article, "アングル:次の「欧州の顔」は誰か、ユンケル委員長が来年退任"(REUTERSロイター2018.10.8.)"Angle; Who Is Going To Be The Face Of Europe?" is interesting to me in that I can imagine in my own way what is his or her character is. With the exception of few, are not smiling...Ha. I enclosed the「ジャン=クロード・ユンケル」and "Jean-Claude Juncker" for those interested in.
       By the way, in searching by Google, I always feel that Japanese language in putting in is never satisfactory in this sort of searching. English language is the main in everything in using the Google.

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              An episode about Yoshida and Mrs. Ann Adams, polio artist
Please click: "Mrs Ann Adams, polio artist" & "Ann Adams" for more information!!