Category Archives: Family Memoirs

Pre-War Japan; Japanese Canadian Internment; Kobe, Japan; Tokushima, Japan; Third Culture Kids, Canadian Academy (Kobe, Japan)

Gone, But Not Forgotten (Weekly Photo Challenge)

This photograph was taken a decade or so ago, before it became necessary for Betty–my mom–to move to a senior’s care residence, and before our beloved pet “Bud” passed away from complications of hemophilia within two and a half years of her death.  This … Continue reading

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Ocean Liners, Then and Now

Having mentioned a couple of ships in my blog to date (on my Family Memoirs and My Life in Japan pages), I was curious to know how the gross registered tonnage (GRT) of the older ships my family travelled on compared with the GRTs of those I’ve observed … Continue reading

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