Hello from Oregon

Birdwatcher
Bento-ing from: Scappoose › Oregon › USA
Joined: 26 Aug 2009
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Hello everyone,

My name is John and I just joined the site today. I am a professional writer and photographer specializing in natural history subjects. I also have a deep and life-long interest in Japanese language, literature, and culture. I have traveled to Japan many times and can't wait for my next trip there (although when that will be I don't know).

Out here in the western, rural U.S., bento shops are not easy to find so I generally make my own (I have to travel almost forty miles into the city of Portland to buy many Japanese ingredients at a specialty Japanese grocery store there). There are a few good bento shops as well as other types of Japanese restaurants in Portland, so I'm not completely "out in the wilderness."

I look forward to interacting with people here and learning more about bento.

Cheers,
John

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Cheers,
John

Visit Born Again Bird Watcher to explore my nature writing and photography.

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bronwyncarlisle
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Bento-ing from: Dunedin › New Zealand
Joined: 12 Jan 2009
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Re: Hello from Oregon

Hi, welcome to Just Bento.

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Bronwyn

My blog is Food and Shoes

anon.
Re: Hello from Oregon

welcome! :D

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