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Highest Ranking Judo Woman 10th Dan Sensei Fukuda Keiko

If you're new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting!Highest Ranking Judo Woman 10th Dan Sensei Keiko Fukuda Congratulation to Fukuda sensei! The news came out in early August, 2011. At 98 years old, Sensei Keiko Fukuda has been promoted to the highest degree in Judo. She is the only woman in the world ever to achieve this, and there are only three others alive in the world today with a 10th degree black belt. With Sensei Fukuda, there are now four. She was also the first woman to receive the 5th through 9th degrees. Until 1972, the 5th degree was the highest allowed for women. Sensei Fukuda devoted herself to judo for 77 years. She is such an inspirational figure for so many people, not … Read entire article »

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How To be 99 Years Old & Sing Like Mary Barton

How To be 99 Years Old & Sing Like Mary Barton

How To be 99 Years Old & Sing Like Mary Barton It was at the annual Memorial Day party that my friends Enid and David host every year. Mary Barton sang again, this time at 99 years old! Does singing in public stop aging? It seems to work for Mary. She also still sings at the Fuddruckers every Monday night in Chula Vista. Does being opinionated help to stay young? That seems to work for … Read entire article »

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World Laughter Day In San Diego 2011

World Laughter Day In San Diego 2011

World Laughter Day In San Diego 2011 Laughter Yoga // // // ]]> Today was World Laughter Day. Have you laughed today? How many times have you laughed? Do you remember? May be you have not laughed at all. I started Laughter Yoga by DVD in Japanese in February 2011. And just before big Earthquake Tsunami hit Japan. I was very fortunate to use this method during heavy news keep coming in day and day out. It sure … Read entire article »

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“Hard Hearted Hannah” By Mary Barton 99th Birthday

“Hard Hearted Hannah” By Mary Barton 99th Birthday Inspirational Mary Barton is 99 years old this year. She still sings every Monday night at the Fuddruckers in Chula Vista, San Diego. Mary is a dear friend of mine for several years. Even though I missed out on this celebration event I get to see her at the private gathering few times a year and she sings for us on Memorial Day party. I posted her video back in 2009 Sept. 23. Mary Sings Bill Bailey. She was 97 then. I am simply impressed by her powerful energy. Mary is healthy and has a strong Ki, Chi, Life Force energy to go around more than one night club sometimes. Her feisty and wild mindset keep her going and going. Go check her … Read entire article »

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Anza Borrego Desert State Park Palm Canyon Trail

Anza Borrego Desert State Park Palm Canyon Trail www.kayokoyoshikai.com Palm Canyon Oasis Trail in Winter The Anza-Borrego desert is a nice place to visit in winter season, especially after a few rains. Endless flat desert full of cactus and rocky mountains are beautiful. One winter weekend my friend and I went there to hike the Palm Canyon Oasis Trail. It was a quiet day and only a few people were there to hike. Some part of the trail requires good balance and coordination. Climbing big rocks one after another to get to the other side could be a challenging task. Yet, it is well worth the challenge when you get to the soothing sound of a waterfall next to palm trees. This is the Palm Canyon Oasis. What a perfect place to take … Read entire article »

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