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Angie

Angie
Date Joined: May 2, 2011
Last Online: June 26, 2019
Birthday: May 26
Country: United States
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My name is Angie and I live in Wisconsin.

I have two dogs, Daisy and Bruiser. I lost my mailart muse, Snooky the Corgi, last November. He was a good boy.

I like to make mixed media postcards and ATCs. I like to play with rubber stamps including hand carving my own. I have a big shot with cool dies. I have lots of stencils. Recently I've been painting more though I still love the other stuff.

People often reveal their age and then say, "But I'm young at heart." I've always been old at heart.

I'm not really into astrology though that whole Gemini thing certainly has some truth to it. I often see things from multiple points of view. In addition, I can be social and gregarious and then quiet and withdrawn. I'm happy both ways just at different times.

I remember my dreams vividly and I do think they tell me things. A book I was reading recently suggested that we are all the characters in our dreams. I find that interesting.


I like ...
Dogs
Cats
Animals
The color orange
Science fiction
ATCs
Handmade postcards
Collage
Bohemian, shabby chic type styles
Wearing blue jeans
Being barefoot
Jurassic Park (books and movies)
Survivor (television show)
Libraries
Hiking
Twilight and daybreak (times of day, not movies)

My husband is a big super hero/comic book fan - so by association, so am I. We'll usually see all the DC and Marvel movies in the theater. We both enjoy science fiction movies together as well. He's an artist in his own right and so is supportive of my efforts to be one. We've been married for 20 years.


I just finished reading ...

Genome: the extinction files by A.G. Riddle (5/19)
Swimming lessons by Claire Fuller (3/19)
Bitter orange by Claire Fuller (2/19)
Watchers by Dean Koontz (3/19)
The Art Forger by B.A. Shapiro (12/18)
Our endless numbered days by Claire Fuller

Books I've read more than once because they're just that good

Anansi boys by Neil Gaiman
Painter by Peter Heller
Drifters by James Michner
A Perfect red by Amy Butler Greenfield


I have a LOT of vintage and modern type postcards that I'd like to get rid of. If you can send me a local map - you know, the free type that you can only get by being where you are - I'll trade you. What's fair? I'll send you 5-10 postcards in exchange for a map? PM me.

Ratings

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Comment: Thank you so much, Angie! It's great to hear from you!
GinaVisione rated for MA: Cat Street Art postcard on Jun 21, 2019
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Comment: OMG Angie - awesome King Cat AND all the brick and line details! Way to go!!!
Response: Thanks Gina. I love drawing the building bits - perhaps I should move onto city-scapes except that I love the cats and dogs so much. Thanks for the nice rating and I hope you enjoy the card!
MamaMangrove rated for MA: Whatcha reading? postcard on Jun 21, 2019
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Comment: Your heroine arrived yesterday. Cool card, but life's too short to read bad books! I used to feel like I had to finish every book I started, as thought I had a contract with the author. But now if it's badly written or just doesn't appeal I move on to another. Will work on my card for you this weekend - as soon as I can put the book down!
Response: The ending of the book was pretty decent and truth be told, I was listening to audio and at the end they had a very interesting interview with Douglas Preston. My son happens to be driving with me lately, and we both felt the interview was worth the wait. The book had good elements but the writing is a little ... cheap? short-cutty? Anyway, thanks for the nice rating.
RockyBeach rated for CC: Animal with wings postcard on Jun 19, 2019
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Comment: It's a cat, of course! :) And right today was a missing-kitty-note on my door. The description isn't matching your winged cat (but I hope that she will be found soon). Thank you!
Response: Oh. I hope your neighbor finds their cat. I'm glad you found my winged cat! That is a fun swap. Thanks for the nice rating.
ktk8 rated for CC: Sender's Choice June 2019 on Jun 15, 2019
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Comment: Oh wOw BEAUTY and the B E A S T huh? I really like this card and concept.....thanks and many hearts.....thanks for hosting.... fun I love COLLAGE.....
Response: Thank you so much!
MamaMangrove rated for MA: Coffee Stain Critters on Jun 15, 2019
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Comment: Ooh la la! Your coffee queen has arrived & brought smiles & laughter with her. Thanks for creating another fun swap. I'll never look at coffee stains the same way again!
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Comment: This was so fun! Thank you for setting it up and running it!
Sacovey rated for I would join this swap if... on Jun 12, 2019
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Comment: Loved your response!
RockyBeach rated for MA: Paint this cat on Jun 12, 2019
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Comment: Oh I love my cat! Now I own one of your million cat paintings in person (good luck with fulfilling the goal of the prophecy :)). Thanks so much for it!
Response: Smooch. 💜
Lantana149 rated for EJ: Ephemera ATC on Jun 12, 2019
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Comment: Cute ATC, love the look on the lady's face! Thank you.
MCGalaxy rated for I would join this swap if... on Jun 9, 2019
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Comment: Loved it. Very funny answer
nancylee rated for I would join this swap if... on Jun 7, 2019
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Comment: Bunnies say yes- pets rule...but bunnies rule more- thanks for the smile :)
Jenicat rated for What Inspires You? Zine on Jun 3, 2019
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Comment: Haha, no that is not me. You’re the first one to ask me about that too. I love carving rubber stamps as well. Thanks for the zine 💜
veronicallama rated for What Inspires You? Zine on Jun 3, 2019
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Comment: Thanks for your great zine!
jannieb rated for EASU: Hand Drawn/Painted ATC Swap on Jun 2, 2019
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Comment: Thanks for the joining my swap & for the great Chihuahua ATC that you painted for me. I love it! Take care :)
starmccoy rated for What Inspires You? Zine on Jun 2, 2019
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Comment: Awesome zine! Stamps were one our first loves as we started our (my husband and I ) art journey. We still use them alot. Thank you. That envelope is amazing, whoever did it! Also love the map you made your note on!!!
MamaMangrove rated for CC: Sender's Choice May 2019 on May 28, 2019
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Comment: Thanks for the minimalist collage, Angie. Sometimes less is more. God luck with your yard sale!
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Comment: Thank you for this wonderful postcard, I love the rich colors and the whole Lion King meets Van Gogh vibe. Very fun theme you created, and you did a really beautiful job drawing & coloring it. Thank you for the resend. :)
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Comment: Hooray-I got it this time and love it. Postage stamp people are some of my favorite type of swaps .Love the card and envelope too! Thanks for sharing!
MamaMangrove rated for MA: Dog Street Art Postcard on May 18, 2019
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Comment: Great street art dog portrait, Angie. Love all those colors. Thanks for the card & for hosting this fun swap.

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GinaVisione on Jun 15, 2019:

AngelAngie! Thanks so much for my Chilean dog and cat couple street art PC - LOVE! Can’t wait to hear you are doing murals in Wisconsin too - hint hint :D. XO, G

rngstgstll on May 15, 2017:

dog

bigmamabird on Apr 30, 2017:

Dang it, I forgot to sign it..!

urbexarchaeology on Feb 23, 2017:

Spacey mail received for the Mail Pals February WTA - thank you! :)

bigmamabird on Feb 21, 2017:

Hey! Such a fun (and quick) swap! I had fun doing yours...I hope people will share their zines...I will post a quickie video on instagram probably.

sabbysteg on Feb 10, 2017:

Hi! Just letting everyone know in TOW group that there is a Goddess PC Swap going on, hope to see you sign up!

oblivionspin on Jan 11, 2017:

The MPU minizine add & pass is now live. click ye here to see who you send to.

wolfeagle on Dec 29, 2016:

HNY

bbsporty on Dec 3, 2016:

Thank you so much for my great dog postcard from HMPC Tag 2015! Love it!

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