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The Unnamed Bento and Turning 30

Today marks my (ugh) 3rd decade on Earth and unfortunately, I don’t have a LOST bento to show for it. I tried, but the lack of quality sleep from this cold made me switch night time duties with Mr. Pikko and I konked out putting the kids to sleep last night, which was supposed to be time spent cutting nori for a face in today’s lunch. It turned out all the photos I could find were way too dark anyway, so hopefully tonight’s episode will produce some clearer images for me to use in what I planned.

I’ve decided to name this the Unnamed Bento because the source of the food isn’t exactly the most cheerful. Last night while I picked up the kids, Mr. Pikko went to a funeral. Usually after funerals here there’s a lot of Japanese okazuya-like food to be eaten after. Since it’s like some vile sin to run out of food, there is always some to take home and he brought back some sushi, roast pork, noodles, and andagi. I mean, what else can I call it? Funeral Bento? Afterlife Bento? So not good, so Unnamed it is.

On the right side I put in three slices of maki sushi. Next to that is some pork chow mein and then some slices of roast pork, which was REALLY good. The tomatoes were tucked in for color and to round out the salad I’d be making from the lettuce garnish. Overall a very tasty bento and it took less than 10 minutes to make.

I thought about posting that I was quitting blogging as a joke, but then figured no one would believe it. Ha!

I’d been thinking about going skydiving for turing the big 3-0, but then I looked at the prices and thought, man, that’s like half a DSLR. If I go with Mr. Pikko, that’s a whole DSLR! So the end result is that some tandem instructor doesn’t get peed on and I end up with a spiffy new camera to play with. I’ll have to hang it from the ceiling or something though, so that Buddy doesn’t get a hold of it. He’s a big fan of smudging lenses. ; ;

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