Friday, December 21, 2007

Guess What

The bento shop that I have been working at is going to close on January 15th. What an exciting news to hear right before Christmas.

To be perfectly honest, we (employees) all knew that this was coming. We just didn't know exactly when. And that was why I was reluctant to start "Bento shop chronicle" series on this blog (though I had promised to do so), because it would have been too short and depressive... like, "I started working at a bento shop. I drew hundreds of bento illustrations to memorize how to pack different bentos. And the shop closed." That's it. What a joke.

Oh well. Let's hope that 2008 brings a better luck.

BTW, see the above photo? My Christmas tree is almost done. ;)


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13 comments:

Katherine said...

Im so sorry your about news- you seem like such a lovely person-im sure you'll be able to find a new job no problem- good luck :)

Pinkity said...

Obachan, I wish 2008 will bring you more luck than 2007 did :)

Merry Xmas and a Happy New Year!

cookiecrumb said...

I think 2008 will be your year. Best of luck and happy holidays.

ghanima said...

You and I need to have a sake to welcome 2008, I think. Here's to this year's demise: may it meet with a horrible end, as is fitting! :)

K & S said...

All that work memorizing the bentos and poof! Hopefully 2008 will be a better year for you :)

cocogirl said...

Obachan,
Sorry about your bento job. But I think you've worked too hard and I hope you'll find a better job next year. I've also been busy with a new addition in our family. He is a 6 months old German Shepherd. Such a cutie! Will sent you photos soon. Happy holidays! Looking forward for your Christmas tree!

child-prodigy said...

WOW! it seems like forever since I last visited your blog because I've been so busy working!

Sorry to read about your work place and hopefully, 2008 will be a better year for you =D

All your baked goodies looks so delicious!

Rosa's Yummy Yums said...

Oh, I'm very sorry to hear that :-(...

Happy Holidays!

Cheers,

Rosa

Anonymous said...

Obachan,

I visit your site from time to time because I love your beautiful photos. I'm sorry to hear about the bento shop closing down, but maybe this just means that a brighter opportunity is ahead! Best of luck in 2008!

TingTing said...

Obachan!
TT^TT... Well, at least you are now an EXPERT on bentos!! Does that count as "home-studying for a better future"? Hehe. ^^".
Merry Christmas, and I wish you health, hope, and happiness!

TingTing

keona said...

Dear obachan,
Whenever a window closes another always opens. May wonderful things come your way in 2008. Merry Christmas.

MamaBoK said...

What a bummer..! but nevermind.. 2008 will bring you loads of joy.. and happiness.. :)
Merry Christmas to you and yours.. :)

obachan said...

Thank you, guys. (Sorry about not responding individually.)
Looks like I'm going to have to face another challenge, but I WILL SURVIVE! ;) Yeah, I believe that things are looking up, though slowly.