Date Joined: October 31, 2015
Last Online: October 20, 2018
Country: United States
Hosptial Stay, 09/15-09/22
I am in the hospital after unexpected abdominal surgery. I will address my two swaps and proof of hospitalization as soon as I hatch my escape plan. Probably Monday or Tuesdayish.
Please, for the love of all you hold holy, don't look at this photo too long. You'll go blind... Hosptal stay 09/15/2018-09/22/2018
I am 40. I said it. I have a husband, three feline fur-kids, a new dog, and no children. I spend my free time either hiking and enjoying nature (we do a lot of geocaching), knitting, and watching horror movies. I'm not much of a social butterfly, but I hate being cooped up for too long. Oh, I also play HerInteractive's series of Nancy Drew games. I've played them all multiple times.
COLORS: My favorites are in the blue, green, purple family, but also red and yellow. And of course, black, brown, grey, and white. I'm not a HUGE fan of orange, but I've been trying to expand my color horizons. I've even used a few yarns for projects that have a lot of orange, so I'm coming around to it. My kitchen is teal and copper, but when it comes to dishcloths, I'm happy with any color.
I prefer postcards stamped and written. I like UNESCO site cards, view and multi views, any art or artist related, pop culture, or recipe cards. I'm really not that picky, though. I'm just happy to get something in the mail that isn't junk.
Things I like:
Gummy Bears. All of the gummy bears. Except Haribo. Almost all of the gummy bears. :P
Anything Halloween or horror related, especially vintage Halloween decorations, paper goods, figures, etc.
Vervaco Needlepoint Kits
Italian Regional Playing Cards
Kawaii (I'm not particular about brand)
Yarn (natural fibers, although blends are fine)
Unique Knitting Needles and Crochet Hooks
Tea (All. For real.)
Elephants, foxes, deer, and owls
Woodland (critters, mushrooms, trees, logs, etc.)
Subversive cross stitch and embroidery
Candies and snacks from around the world
I don't care for:
I cannot tell you how much I hate Minions.
Knitting and crochet; cross stitch and embroidery; I'm getting into beading, but mostly to make stitch markers for knitting; cooking and baking; I can kind of sew a straight line, but I'm learning to do better; gardening; houseplants, including orchids and African violets
Pet Sematary and The Dark Tower by Stephen King; the Sookie Stackhouse series by Charlaine Harris; the Rachel Morgan series by Kim Harrison; the Harry Dresden series by Jim Butcher; Rebecca by Daphne duMaurier; anything by A. Lee Martinez; the Sandman Slim series by Richard Kadrey; His Dark Materials by Phillip Pullman; Harry Potter; David Copperfield by Charles Dickens; Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle; Neil Gaiman's YA fiction; Dune by Frank Herbert; the Pine Deep trilogy by Johnathan Maberry; Edgar Allan Poe; hard-boiled and noir mysteries; Bentley Little; Richard Laymon; Frankenstein by Mary Shelley; the whole Lecter series by Thomas Harris; A Skeleton in the Family by Leigh Perry; The White Trash Zombie series by Diana Rowland; A Bewitching Mystery series by Madelyn Alt; Rizzoli and Isles series by Tess Gerritsen; The Tale of Rawhead and Bloody Bones by Jack Wolf; Hunter S. Thompson; The Cavendish Home for Boys and Girls by Claire LeGrand; Gillespie and I by Jane Harris; Cadfael series by Ellis Peters; the Johannes Cabal series by Johnathan L. Howard; The Historian by Elizabeth Kostova; the Women of the Otherworld series by Kelley Armstrong;
I'm also a sucker for cozy mysteries, especially the supernatural ones. I know they're super cheesy, but I love them.
Sons of Anarchy, How to get Away with Murder, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Witches of East End, Bitten, The Dresden Files, Big Bang Theory, Justified, Tales from the Crypt, Tales from the Darkside, Twilight Zone, The Shield, Six Feet Under, True Blood, Kingdom Hospital, Lie to Me, Bones (before the shark jumping), Alfred Hitchcock Presents, Haven, Under the Dome, iZombie, American Horror Story, Call the Midwife, Miss. Fisher's Murder Mysteries, House, M.D., Alfred Hitchcock Presents, The Addams Family, The Munsters, Doctor Who (Classic and New Series), Sanctuary, Z Nation, The Walking Dead, Hemlock Grove, Twin Peaks, Penny Dreadful, True Detective, Mysteries at the Museum, 10 Things You Don't Know About..., Black Mirror, Rosemary and Thyme, Graham Norton, The Hunt with John Walsh, Numb3rs, Medium, Ghost Whisperer, Eureka, Warehouse 13, Longmire, Forensic Files, Ghosthunters, Agatha Christie's Poirot, Crimes of the Century, The First 48, Good Eats, The Returned, The Bletchley Circle, Broadchurch, Peakey Blinders, Derek, Scream
Labyrinth, Blue Velvet, Trick 'r Treat, Nightmare on Elm Street, Treehouse, The Innkeepers, Texas Chainsaw Massacre, Hellraiser, Slither, Kung Fu Hustle, Thirteen Ghosts, Public Enemy, Doorway to Hell, Repo the Genetic Opera, Thor, The Avengers, Pitch Perfect, Rose Red, Rec and Rec 2, Afflicted, Witching and Bitching, The Orphanage, Tucker and Dale, What we do in the Shadows, Housebound, The Final Girls, The Silence of the Lambs, Dead Silence, Darkness Falls, Maggie, The Battery, Digging up the Marrow, Chef, As Above So Below, The Prince, Bad Words, Juan of the Dead, Retreat, Fright Night (original and remake), The Rite, A Perfect Getaway, The Mist, Otis, Sauna, Four Rooms, Reservoir Dogs, Pulp Fiction, Tales from the Crypt Presents Demon Knight, Regression, Martyrs, Stonehearst Asylum, Mexico Barbaro, The ABCs of Death, Cursed, Land Mine Goes Click, Turbo Kid
Jeff Buckley, Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble, Danzig, Gary Clark Jr., Bonnie Raitt, Jimmie Vaughan, ZZ Top, Jonny Lang, Postmodern Jukebox, The Pogues, Dropkick Murphys, Ed Sheeran, Cold War Kids, The Singing Nun, Smokey Robinson, Sam Cooke, Lloyd Price, Billy Idol, Curtis Stiegers, The Darkness, Rory Gallagher, Johnny Cash, Willie Nelson (but they are the only country I really like), KMFDM, Daft Punk, The Crystal Method, Gin Wigmore, M83, Wye Oak, Bruno Mars, U2
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