Date Joined: April 15, 2015
Last Online: May 9, 2020
Birthday: February 22
Country: United States
I'm a 40-something Wisconsinite who spent the first 22 years of my life as an Army Brat. We lived all over the U.S. as well as Okinawa and Germany (3 times). I graduated from the University of Wisconsin with a degree in Communicative Disorders. I have been married to my best friend and husband for 24 years this April. We don't have any children, but have 15 nieces and nephews. We like to travel and take road trips and especially enjoy visiting our national parks.
ANYTHING LISTED HERE CAN BE USED AS IDEAS FOR POSTCARD SWAPS. THANKS!
I used to think I wasn't creative at all. I attended a Stampin' Up! workshop and began making cards, then moved to scrapbooking. Recently, I've been focusing on art journaling.
I like to use watercolor and acrylic paints, stencils, molding paste, collage, stamping, paper ephemera, various pens, tissue paper, etc.
I like adult coloring books - nothing too intricate or detailed. I like patterns.
I've also taken some classes in bookmaking and calligraphy but have some practicing to do.
I am a Postcrossing member and like to send and receive postcards from other countries.
I began Letterboxing a couple of years ago. I love the scavenger hunt and the stamping!
I enjoy flea markets and antique shops.
I like photography but don't seem to get out as much with my camera as I'd like to.
Movies: Finding Nemo, The Sound of Music, Knight and Day, Fun With Dick & Jane, Elf
TV: This is Us, Greys Anatomy, NCIS-Los Angeles, When Calls The Heart, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, Blue Bloods, New Amsterdam, Chicago Med-Fire-PD, The Good Doctor, Say Yes to the Dress
Music: Christian - Francesca Battistelli, Love & The Outcome, For King and Country, Mercy Me, Casting Crowns, Jason Grey, Building 429, Lauren Daigle, The Afters, Big Daddy Weave, Christy Nockels, I Am They
View Master Reels: scenic, classic cartoons, movies
Orange Crush Soda - vintage items
Raggedy Ann dolls: I have almost 20 and am very picky about which ones I collect. My collection started with a pair my grandmother made for me when I was a child.
Fortune cookie fortunes
Standards size playing cards (singles): I have a very large collection - currently over 2600 cards (3/15/20)
Dragons, witches, sorcerers, wizards, skulls, dark or gothic type things
Holiday related cards
Coffee, tea, alcohol (just don't like the taste)
Stickers (except alphabet/letters)
Nuts (except cashews)
Halloween (pumpkins, witches, vampires)
Snakes, lizards, spiders, eels, bats
Fantasy / Sci-Fi
My two "3" ratings occurred during a time I was dealing with some serious family issues. I should have let my partners know. I won't let that happen again. Both swaps were completed.
I resent these but was never re-rated. I sent additional messages asking if I could re-send or if they could re-rate, but never heard back.
I've seen this on other profiles. I thought I’d try it myself! (A WORK IN PROGRESS.)
A - Art, Autumn, Antique Stores, Adult Coloring Books, Architecture
B – Baking, Books, Book Recommendations, Birds, Botany, Bears, Butterflies, Bookstores, Blue, Buttons, Bucky Badger, Baggalini Crossbody Bags
C - Cooking, Cultural History, Calligraphy Pens, Chocolate, Churches, Church Doors, Cheetahs, Cacti, Coca Cola, Corgis, Cribbage
D - Dogs, Dove Dark Chocolate
E - Ephemera, Elephants
F - Facts About Your Country, Flowers, Foxes, Frogs, Fall Colors, Fortune Cookie Fortunes, Forests, Fossil Crossbody and Hand Bags, Flea Markets, Frank Lloyd Wright
G - Geometrical Design, Gel Pens, Green Bay Packers, Giraffes
H - Handmade Paper, Historical Fiction
I - Illustrations, Informative Postcards
J - Journals
K - Koalas, Kangaroos, Kites
L - Libraries, Leopards, Lions, Leaves, Llamas, Little House on the Prairie
M - Maps, Marine Life/Creatures, Mountains, Monkeys, Letter M (for my first name), Museums
N - Nature, Number 5, National Parks
O - Owls, Old/Worn/Vintage Books, Orange Crush Collectible Items
P - Postcards, Penguins, Podcasts (only a newbie though), Photography, Pens (all kinds!), Places of Worship, Playing Cards (singles), Postcrossing, Polar Bears, Peacocks, Puppies, Puzzles
Q - Quotes & Sayings
R - Reading, Ribbon, Rabbits, Rubber Stamps, Raggedy Ann
S - Stamps, Snowflakes, Stencils, Letter S (for my last name)
T – Trees, Turtles, Tigers, Touristy Postcards
U – University of Wisconsin
V – Vintage, View Master Reels
W - Washi Tape, Whales, Word Games
Z - Zebras,
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