UnThreaded | Threaded | Whole Thread (15) | Ignore Thread Prev | Next
Author: Donna405 Big gold star, 5000 posts Old School Fool Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: of 20586  
Subject: Re: San Francisco Date: 5/28/2013 3:47 PM
Post New | Post Reply | Reply Later | Create Poll . Report this Post | Recommend it!
Recommendations: 0
Thank you, 1poorguy. I'll see if Yoko would be interested in this. I really don't want to start this Pacific portion of WWII again.

Funny story. My father was a Marine who tried to re-enlist in the Marines for WWII (he served prior thereto, and played Baseball for the Marine's....Marine's wouldn't allow him to re-enlist due to his age.) Well, when Yoko and I were planning a trip to FL to visit my parents, I worried about Daddy's reaction to her Japanese background. (Much to my dismay, at that time he was calling Blacks a derogatory name (N) and his name of Asians was "Chinks") Whoa is me. I got him out of all of that, as he did not mean any ill will by using those names. We must remember that Daddy was born in 1905 in the Mill area of Gastonia, NC. Well, my father took to Yoko like a fish in water. You would think she was his second daughter. We all went deep-sea fishing, surf fishing, etc. and my Daddy was a happy as he could be, and made Yoko very happy. Up until my parents' deaths, Yoko sent them Christmas cards every year and the cards were reciprocated. Yoko and I used to talk long and hard about the Japanese portion of WWII, and I found that a majority of the Japanese population were against the Japanese invasion.

Donna
Post New | Post Reply | Reply Later | Create Poll . Report this Post | Recommend it!
Print the post  
UnThreaded | Threaded | Whole Thread (15) | Ignore Thread Prev | Next

Announcements

2013 Feste Award Voting Begins!
Who will win the 2013 Feste Award? Vote now for the Fool that most exemplifies the Fool Community mission of Learning Together!
When Life Gives You Lemons
We all have had hardships and made poor decisions. The important thing is how we respond and grow. Read the story of a Fool who started from nothing, and looks to gain everything.
Post of the Day:
Tax Strategies

TMFPMarti-Feeling Good
What was Your Dumbest Investment?
Share it with us -- and learn from others' stories of flubs.
Community Home
Speak Your Mind, Start Your Blog, Rate Your Stocks

Community Team Fools - who are those TMF's?
Contact Us
Contact Customer Service and other Fool departments here.
Work for Fools?
Winner of the Washingtonian great places to work, and "#1 Media Company to Work For" (BusinessInsider 2011)! Have access to all of TMF's online and email products for FREE, and be paid for your contributions to TMF! Click the link and start your Fool career.
Advertisement