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LindyLuLu

LindyLuLu
Date Joined: February 13, 2010
Last Online: June 9, 2012

Country: United States
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About Me

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55, Married, Mom, and Grandmother, named after a 1957 pop-hit single: Lindy Lou (Little Butchie Sanders and the Gang) and a member of Indiana's unemployed again!

I scrapbook, make Postcards and cards, go on adventures with my grandchildren (I love to photograph them), love art of all kinds, draw, watercolor, sew, and cook (not necessarily that order.) I hate housework, and clean only when I must. Unfortunately I recently learned I am allergic to Dust Mites!

Favorite Music

Leeland, Josh Groban, Third Day, City on a Hill (mixed), Brandon Heath, Michael J Smith (especially "Freedom"), Andrew Lloyd Webber Phantom of the Opera, Nicole Nordeman and Fernando Ortega are my favorite music. I listen mostly to Christian music (a personal decision) and find it very uplifting.

Favorite Books

The Bible, The Shack, Applause of Heaven, Ruth Bell Graham's Collected Poems, Cosmic Christmas, The Kite Runner, Redeeming Love, The Last Sin Eater, Leota's Garden, My Time with God. The Island of Heavenly Daze series, My Antonia, Silas Marner, Jonathan Livingston Seagull, A Promise to Keep, Epic, and Tailchaser's Song and Epic, House Rules and right now I am reading "A Gift from the Sea" and savoring every chapter slowly!

Favorite Movies

Return to Me, Rogers & Hammerstein's Cinderella, UP, Andrew Lloyd Webber's Phantom of the Opera, Moonstruck, Avatar and Everafter a Cinderella Story. These are the ones I can watch over and over again.

Favorite Television

I used to like Criminal Minds, but it's too gorry now. My grandson monopolizes the TV with Wii, so I don't watch much anymore. When I do, it is usually the Hallmark Channel. I like to look at HGTV too.

Favorite Crafts

I'm addicted to scrapbooking and taking taking photos, but I'm not a professional-I just get lucky a lot! I like Postcard trading, and creating handmade Postcards.

Dislikes

I've been spending a lot of time visiting different Covered Bridges in Indiana. I love them!

I don't like being cold, but I love snow. My feet are always cold!

I think beets, turnips, eggplant and vinegar are disgusting. I've learned most of the things I like are triggers for allergies, or they are on the doctor's "no no" list. I'm cutting back, but I plan to have fun while I'm alive too!

Don't send me anything about satan or Hell. I am going to Heaven, if you want to know how I can be so sure, just ask me. No Vampires, Goth, Harry Potter, Wicca, Witchcraft, Mythology, or Astrology. God KILLED King Saul because he consulted with the Medium at Endor. Look it up in the Bible!

My Faith

I am a Christian, active at church. I love Jesus and believe the Bible is the absolute truth, written by men who were directed by the Holy Spirit, and the answer to every problem is there.

My favorite verse: Numbers 6:24-26 (a Bible blessing, not an Irish blessing.)

My life's verse: Psalm 119:37.

A verse for everyone to know: John 3:36

I like...

Scrapbooking stuff! Vintage looking items: calling cards, postcards, old pages, pages in other languages, children's storybook pages, dictionary pages, hymnal pages, crocheted lace doilies, chipboard accents, delicate looking things.

I am fond of Earl Gray tea. I GAVE UP STARBUCKS! I have a small tea cup collection, which my granddaughter is forcing me to use, and a China collection (Holly Holiday).

I love flowers, especially fragrant ones, but I think they are all beautiful. Once I received roses in the middle of a garage sale! I like birds, butterflies and other creatures.

I have an Irish cat...Thomas J O'Malley. I got him from rescue on St Patricks day. He has green eyes and is stubborn too.

I love the outdoors, camping (I used to do tents, but now I do those little cabins.) I like to hike and explore the world. I like to visit Covered Bridges and take photos. I am lucky that Indiana has so many!

Artists I love are the impressionists, Charles Wysocki, Edward Hopper and more.

I have a "round tuit", but I need more than one!

I like to window shop, to visit "garage sales", antique stores and flea markets. My kids hate it!

I love chocolate, one of my sinful pleasures. Almond Joy bars, Reese Cups, and Mr Goodbar are my favorites. I confess - I hide it if I buy it, and I eat it in secret (so I don't get caught and I don't have to share!)

My grandson with Aspergher's lives with us. He likes collecting Sports Cards, Pokemon, Bakugan, Beyblades, and reading the Warriors books, and he loves Wii.

Postcard Wish List and more...

I prefer 4x6 or vintage smaller postcards. Yay! I got a Manatee! Whale in the ocean, Sleighride in the snow, Carousel, Hot Air Ballons or Indiana Covered Bridges, will all get you two hearts [one of them mine!] I'm sure someone has a PC of a Sleighride! I would love a PC of the Royal Wedding (my Anniversary.) Map Cards... I need SO many. Stadium Cards (buy me one when you go to the big game... I can trade a few from Indiana.) Planes, rockets, ships, trains, cars and robots, [my grandson likes them]. Tea Cups, Coffee. Christian theme. I am collecting Vintage Linen cards (the ones with white borders... watching for some from St.Louis, Corpus Christi, or South Padre Island.) I love unusual PCs. Cinderella, Snoopy, Elvis, Krazy Kat, Mighty Mouse, Snoopy , Peanuts, Lord of the Rings (Eowyn is one of my granddaughter's names.) Circus, American Girls, Barbie, Moxie, Little Pet Shop (My granndaughter likes these.)

I mail postcards to my grandchildren with notes of encouragement and reminders of things we have done together...so I buy a LOT of postcards! I try to do this weekly.

Enough about me...what about you? I love it when you tell me about yourself, what's going on in your life, your prayers, challenges, and joys. I love it when you open up with your thoughts!

Ratings

bb2 rated for C.F. April Postcard Swap on Apr 10, 2012
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Comment: Thank you for the nice Christian postcard and Easter message.
Response: You are welcome! Have a great week!
Nnyla rated for PC Swap: Good Things Come in Threes! on Apr 7, 2012
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Comment: Here we gooooooo--BOOKS: Thanks for sharing the fav books. Hosting a tea sounds wonderful and I love Max Lucado! Both are on my reading list now! FILMS: Great PC selection and thanks for the film suggestions. I haven't seen "Extremely Loud..." or "Australia." They're now on my to-view list. I love RIO too. My son watches certain scenes over and over and over. PEOPLE I ADMIRE: Great peeps and great reasons to admire. Love that JFK PC! PRINCIPLES: Yes, yes and yes! :-) CLASSES/WANT TO LEARN: All great. Excel? I use Excel a lot for work, creating charts, etc., but I never use it outside of work--though I know it's flexible enough for some of the at-home tasks. I can give you some pointers on poetry and Digital SLRs. :-) There are a lot of websites that help with learning how to use SLRs. QUOTES: Love 'em adding them to my quotes-books! I've enjoyed our swaps and am looking forward to more...You always select the perfect postcards! Happy Easter!
Response: I enjoy your swaps so much! I am glad you liked yours. Have a wonderful week!
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Comment: Thank you very much for sharing your photos ^.^ You have a cute family ^.^ Now I'm wondering what bean blossoms are o.O The frogs were great ~ and totally green ~ too ^0^
Response: You're welcome! I'm glad you liked the pics!
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Comment: Hi Lindy, thank you so much for such an AMAZING and beautiful picture. I really love the bridge, thank you!
Response: Thank you! I love visiting Covered Bridges, and we have a lot of them in our State.
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Comment: Thank you very much - pretty stamps, too! :)
Response: You're welcome! Let me know how you like that pie. :-)
Nnyla rated for C.F. March Postcard Swap on Mar 6, 2012
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Comment: As always, a wonderful postcard and note! Thanks for adding vintage NOLA cards to my collection! I actually remember seeing this one when I was much younger. You and your camera MUST visit NOLA! :-)
Response: Glad you liked it! I try to watch for things for your collection!
keylee3 rated for Your State Postcards on Mar 6, 2012
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Comment: Thank you for the postcards Lindy! ^♥^
Response: You are welcome! Glad you liked them!
d2photo rated for Your State Postcards on Mar 6, 2012
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Comment: Very nice selection thanks !!
Response: Thank you for understanding my "DUH" moment! Glad you liked them.
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Comment: Thank you for the view of the Monument!
Response: Thank you! I hope you have a great week!
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Comment: Thanks for the Indy card. Lowell is in Lake Country, just 30 miles SE of Chicago.
Response: Thanks! I plan to visit up in that area soon as I am a Bridgehunter and know there is a covered bridge up there!
Nnyla rated for Photo Destash! 2012 Q1 *Dates Edited* on Feb 25, 2012
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Comment: Wow! Lindy! What beautiful photos! Thanks for them and for sending as postcards (you know me so well!). I admit, though, I'm going to have a difficult time parting with them! :-) Thanks for joining the group and the swap!
Response: Glad you liked them! I always reprint extras of my favorite pics.
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Comment: I have never seen a foil postcard before. It's great! Plus, tigers are my favorite animals. Thank you so much.
Response: Glad you like it. I've never seen any other foil cards either.
Nnyla rated for CF Postcard Swap #5 on Feb 4, 2012
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Comment: Thanks for another great card and note! Love the bears! How's the wedding planning coming along?
Response: Wedding has been moved to July 2013. James won't graduate until May of that year. Gives me longer to save up for it!
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Comment: Your week seems so relaxed and casual. I'm really jealous, you know? Kudos to giving up Starbucks! Did you get a "character" mailbox or the "standard"? Love, love the postcard, of course. Jacob Lawrence is one of my favorite artists! Thanks a whooooooole bunch!
Response: The mailbox looks a little fancy, but I didn't get an expensive one. Glad you liked your PC!
Nnyla rated for Private PC Swap: Nnyla & LindyLuLu on Jan 17, 2012
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Comment: Awesome, awesome, awesome postcard!!! Thanks for being so thoughtful in the selection of PC (where do you find such nice vintage PCs?)! I love the "My Favorite Things" border too! :-)
Response: Antique stores and I had a lot of LA PC's from my Uncle when he joined the Navy in WWII. :-)
loves2swap rated for A New Christian Pal on Jan 6, 2012
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Response: Thanks for your rating! Have a great week!
glennasgarden rated for 3 Kings Day on Jan 5, 2012
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Comment: Wow such a neat postcard, thanks so much love it!
Response: I am glad you liked it. Have a wonderful week "in Him".
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Response: Thanks, I hope he liked everything.
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Comment: Thank you
bb2 rated for Vintage Christmas Postcard Swap on Dec 19, 2011
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Comment: Thank you for the pretty vintage PC. I also enjoyed the scripture verse. Blessings to you and the family.
Response: You're welcome! Have a Merry Christmas! We are hoping for some snow here...a break from the drizzle we've been getting.

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Comments

aseknc on Dec 24, 2012:

Merry Christmas

clutterfree on May 18, 2012:

Lindy...Hope all is going well...missing you:( Have been praising God for the good reports coming in about baby Judah!!! HUGS for a GREAT weekend!!!...Charlene

bb2 on Apr 26, 2012:

Missing you! : ( and praying you are doing well during your break from Swap-bot.

ArtyBeth3 on Apr 14, 2012:

What a lovely surprise in my mailbox the other day -- cute stamped images and die cuts, for a Christian Friends group blessing. Thank you!!

TamiHope on Apr 4, 2012:

Nnyla on Apr 3, 2012:

Received 3 things I Want to Learn (I can help you with a couple of them). ;-) Thanks!

ginabee on Mar 20, 2012:

Just buzzed by to give you a 'HUG' and hello:)

BeckyG56 on Mar 12, 2012:

Thanks for all the wonderful and various pc's. What a blessing! Great variety of cards, I love them all! I put a thanks on the forum page too. What a great gift!

GrannysNamesake on Mar 9, 2012:

I am praying for the baby

BeckyG56 on Mar 8, 2012:

Praying for your friends baby.

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