【ご挨拶と自己紹介】 Hello! My name is Paula Kaufman. I am excited to be in Japan. It is my first time in Japan. I am from West Virginia, USA. It is beside Washington. I am 26 years old. I have taught in America for three years. I live Japanese food, hiking, camping, and sado. My mother is an art teacher. She does hanga ( wood carving art ). My father is a saibankan. I love Japan. It is nice to meet you!