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Old 11-08-2008, 09:52 AM   #1
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Greetings from Orygun!


I am a Buckeye transplanted in the PNW. The nursery business is my occupation, gardening, cooking, cycling and diving my main passions.

Good divers are always learning. The same holds true in the kitchen. I look forward to the cullenary journey with you all.



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Old 11-08-2008, 10:01 AM   #2
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Welcome Mike! I lived in Portland for about 8 years, now living back in Wisconsin ... just a few differences! You'll enjoy it here - tons of helpful information and the people giving it are all so nice.

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Old 11-08-2008, 11:27 AM   #3
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Welcome to DC Mike!!!
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Old 11-08-2008, 11:33 AM   #4
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Welcome to DC.....

Have Fun & Enjoy!!!
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Old 11-08-2008, 04:22 PM   #5
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Hi from just up the road in seattle!
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Old 11-08-2008, 04:34 PM   #6
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Welcome, Mike.
I guess with the nursery business more quiet this time of year, and cycling & diving, you have more time to spend in the kitchen.
So tell us of some of your cullinary journeys.
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Old 11-08-2008, 04:51 PM   #7
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Originally Posted by Porthand View Post

I am a Buckeye.

So you're used to getting killed by USC then. You should fit in fine =)

Welcome from Eugene.
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Old 11-08-2008, 11:03 PM   #8
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Hi Mike and welcome to DC. Before we migrated south, I lived in Portland for 35 years. Very nice place, but a little cold and wet this time of year...enjoy this nice group of people - you'll learn alot, and probably you have some cooking tips to share as well. Stay warm and dry!
Saludos, Karen
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Old 11-09-2008, 02:28 AM   #9
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Hi Mike,
Welcome to DC. One of my close friends is from Portland but now lives here in BC.

Living gluten/dairy/sugar/fat/caffiene-free and loving it!

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