Swap-bot Time: September 18, 2018 8:23 am


Date Joined: September 11, 2017
Last Online: September 18, 2018
Birthday: February 5
Country: United States
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About Me

I am 52 years old and my birthday is in February. My profile name Poohtat is because one of my first tattoos was Winnie-the-Pooh. I have a lot of tattoos. I am retired. I live in Maine with my husband, two grown sons, six dogs, two gargoyle geckos, sixteen mourning geckos and twenty-one tiny dart frogs. Our house is loud, messy and fun!

My husband is my best friend and soulmate. I could not imagine life without him. My sons are wonderful young men with special needs.

Four of my dogs are Jackabees. This is a Beagle/Jack Russel cross. They all have the same parents but from different litters. Their names are Bailey, Barnum, Bella and Bunky.

My other two dogs are a Plott hound/Weimaraner mix named Samantha Jean and a Rotti/French Bulldog mix named Snuzi Q.

I love words with friends is anyone wants to play. I’m not very good, but I try!

I like my postcards written on, stamped and mailed. (No envelope needed)

I have had multiple surgeries on my right(dominant) hand, wrist and elbow. This past June I had rotator cuff surgery on the same arm. Because of this, sometimes I will type my longer letters. I use a handicap pen which is the size of a mini baseball bat! If I have many cards, notes and postcards to do in one day, I will write as much as possible, but please understand i want to participate, but may have to send a typed note. I also do not mind if someone sends me a typed note or letter instead of hand written. Anyone may have a limitation and I would prefer something typed instead of being flaked. Thanks for understanding.

I do not pass on what is sent to me if it was homemade. Your art means a lot to me and I know it was special to you. I KEEP all artwork, ATCs or homemade items I receive :). I love knowing someone put their time and love into the craft.

Here is a start of a list of things I enjoy:

  • A- Art, African Violets, Air plants, AA Milne, Anchors, Autumn, action, atc

  • B- Butterflies, Bugs(no spiders!), Birds, books, baking, barking,

  • C- Cookies, Cakes, comedy, cartoons, coffee,
    cooking, camping (in my cabin), cribbage,
    crocs, cactus, cholla wood, clouds, coral, cucumbers, clover, country music, classic rock,

  • D- Dogs!, donuts, drawings, doodles, dendrobates, dart frogs, diecuts-please send me some if possible

  • E- Elephants, excitement, eclecticness,

  • F- Flowers, Fairies, Fuschia, fudge, frogs, fall,
    forest, fantasy,

  • G- Gardening, ghosts, geckos, geraniums, gargoyles, gorjuss girls

  • H- Horses, hiking, hippos, hippies,

  • I- Indigo, Ivy, Imagination, Isopods,

  • J- Jackabees, jungle vines, jigsaw puzzles,

  • K- Kittens, Kaleidoscope, kawaii,

  • L- Lavender, Lilacs, Lizards, learning, lemonade,

  • M- Minions!, Monster High, Music, Mushrooms, magic, mystery, Moomins, mutts, maps,

  • N- Nautical, Nighttime, nasturtiums,

  • O- Opals, ovals, Owls, Orchids, octopus,

  • P- Puppies, Porcupines, Primrose, Phylobates,
    Photography, pictures, puzzles, Pink, Purple, Postcards, plants, pebbles, paintings, paw prints, pastel colors, pansies,

  • Q- Quarries, Quantum physics, Quasimodo,

  • R- Rhododendrons, Ridgeback, Riddles, Rocks, reading, rainbows

  • S- Shells, snails, seahorse, spring, seashore, scrabble, sunrise, sunset, skulls, scrabble, stationary, stickers, surprise, school, science fiction, Santoro Gorjuss Girls

  • T- Toads, turtles, terrariums, tattoos, topography maps, tea,

  • U- Unicorns, USA,

  • V- Violets,vines, vivariums, vintage, velveeta,

  • W- Windmills, waterfalls, word seek/find, washi tape

  • X- Xenolith, xenomorphic,

  • Z- Zentangle, Zinnias, Zeus,

Favorite Music

I like country, classic rock, pop. I have a wide variety of music I like, but nothing classical.

Some of my favorites are Bob Seger, David Bowie, John Folgerty, Blake Shelton, Eric Church, Brother's Osborne, Nickelback, Neil Diamond, CCR, Kid Rock, Imagine Dragons,

Favorite Books

I love crime mysteries.

My favorite authors are Jonathan Kellerman, Stuart Woods, James Patterson, Tami Hoag, Tess Gerritsen and Kathy Reichs. I also like Faye Kellerman, Richard Castle, Stephen King, Dean Koontz

Favorite Movies

My favorite movies are the Minion movies. The Bourne movies. The Kingsmen, Leaugue of Extraordinary Gentlemen, and Mission Impossible series.

I don't go see any movie in the theater as the large screen makes me very sick. I get motion sickness even if I watch a tv larger than 50 inches!

Favorite Crafts

I am not very crafty, but I enjoy what others can do.

I love photography and have taken some classes with my husband. We love to take a day and go out shutter bugging.

It is always interesting to see the photos we each took of the same place but we see it so differently. Greg sees the big picture overall and I focus on the small details like a bug or a mushroom.

I am hoping to begin experimenting with doing some crafts. I am doing some atcs and find they are a lot of fun. Every scrap or small item I come across I now put in my little bin of treasures to possibly be used on my next atc. It is hard for me as I have had many surgeries on my right arm, hand and thumb. This past June I had rotator cuff surgery on this same arm and am still trying to recover. Physical therapy is challenging.

Right now I am loving the painted rock craze.

My Dart Frogs

I love my tiny little dart frogs. They call all the time. It is really fun to hear frog sounds in the middle of a snow storm in February! I am using stock photos from Google of the dart frogs as I couldn't figure out how to upload my own photos.

Leucomalas is a tiny yellow and black frog known as the Bumble Bee frog. I currently have four of these frogs and hope to raise some tadpoles next Spring to add three more to my tank. These frogs are very sociable and hop right up to my hand when I am feeding them.

Vittatus is a tiny frog that has a black body with a blue belly and an orange/red stripe or stripes down its back. I currently have 14 and three tadpoles. They have a very loud call. We can hear the upstairs tank calling when we go downstairs and hear the downstairs tank upstairs!

El Cope Auratus is a tiny Blue frog with black stripes and spots. I currently have three of these frogs. Their call is a low vibrating purrlike sound.

Epipedobates anthonyi 'Santa Isabel', commonly known as the phantasmal poison dart frog frog, is a small, bold, and colorful frog. These frogs are also known as SIs or Santa Isabels. They are a brownish red with very bright light green stripes. Very loud call!

Favorite Television

My favorite television shows are Criminal Minds, NCIS, NCIS LA, NCIS New Orleans, The Blacklist, Fargo, Elementary and The Big Bang Theory.


I think Kawaii characters are so cute!

Wonderful Idea

I just wanted to share a group on Facebook called

From The Heart

This is a group that will send a card to an elderly person. It also allows you to see the names so you can pick someone to send a card to. This is such a great idea because the elderly can get very lonely. There is another group called

Comfort and Joy

that sends a card to anyone else that is not elderly. Please check them out.


washingtonmaverick rated for Stuff the Mailbox #10 on Sep 17, 2018
Comment: Thank You for the stickers, postcards and recipes! Sorry for the delayed rating!
Comment: LOVE the Gorjuss PC Jannine! Thank you! So funny, I bought English Muffins and actually was thinking of making the pizzas, too....Lol ♥
Response: Glad you liked the postcard. I love Gorjuss girls. My pizzas turned out delicious. Do you know they have the larger English muffins now? Yummy!
myancey rated for How's The Weather Today PC US on Sep 17, 2018
Comment: Thanks for the MAP pc! love it. looking forward to winter too. have a GREAT day
Response: YW
AlishaK rated for Make Me Happy With HappyMail #13 on Sep 17, 2018
Comment: Thank you. Love the stationary!
Response: YW
Comment: Very pretty. Thanks for sharing!
Response: YW
manachai rated for Random PC's x6 Newbie Friendly on Sep 13, 2018
Comment: Thank you for the resend. The weather sounds beautiful where you are and I hope you're well!
Response: Your welcome
lttleetoile rated for CS: Doggie Deco on Sep 12, 2018
Comment: Very cute! Thanks!
Response: YW
Comment: Lovely aerial view of Damariscotta. Thank you
Response: YW
CWarner rated for MEGA Touristy Postcard Swap USA #2 on Sep 11, 2018
Comment: Thanks for the card from Maine - looks like a wonderful place to be hanging out and taking it easy!
Response: YW
CHOWEFACE rated for Lighthouse Postcard Swap on Sep 11, 2018
Comment: What a neat lighthouse! Thank you!
Response: YW
Comment: Thanks for the great assortment of tapes and postcards. 😀 can’t wait to use them.
Response: YW
soccer8s rated for MEGA Touristy Postcard Swap USA #2 on Sep 10, 2018
Comment: Woah this beach is crowded! And chicken nachos sound amazing.
Response: The nachos were so yummy!
Comment: thanks for the card from Maine! Best, al
Response: YW
katmandu rated for Touristy Postcard Swap USA #14 on Sep 8, 2018
Comment: Wow, the PC shows a beautiful area of Maine! I read a bunch of books set in Maine and it sounds like a fun place to visit, except in the winter!! Too cold for me!! Thank you!
Response: YW. Maine is beautiful
Karen07 rated for MEGA Touristy Postcard Swap USA #2 on Sep 8, 2018
Comment: Thank you!!!
Response: YW
Chrissiemeade85 rated for Stuff the Mailbox #10 on Sep 8, 2018
Comment: Thank you so much
Response: YW
mileymade rated for Stuff the Mailbox #10 on Sep 8, 2018
Comment: thank you so much for the washi I love them and I cant wait to use them. Also thank you for the extras i love the stickers and the min memos!
Response: YW. Enjoy!

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Jenicat on Sep 11, 2018:

veronicallama on Sep 10, 2018:

I hit the send button too soon on the other image. I love all dogs, but hounds hold a special place in my heart <3 Looking forward to more swaps in Canine Shrine :)

veronicallama on Sep 10, 2018:

CS: Doggie Deco

Bhindblueeyes on Aug 31, 2018:

Thank you for joining Canine Shrine! My Radin and I are pawsitively thrilled to have you! :)

Barks and woofs,
Radin & Amy

lttleetoile on Jul 25, 2018:


You should receive your In Memory RAK soon! I hope you enjoy the papers! Thank you again for all your support!

stephielentz on Jul 3, 2018:

Thank you for the lovely profile pictures!!!

hamolla22 on May 26, 2018:

Thank you so much for the used postcards rak, great variety 😊❤️🌹 Have a great weekend further!!

satinification on Apr 28, 2018:
  • Make my day


“Only thin, weak thinkers despise fairy stories. Each one has a true, strange fact hidden in it, you know, which you can find if you look.”

~ Diana Wynne Jones

glennasgarden on Mar 31, 2018:

Thanks again for the used written on postcards!

Mye on Mar 22, 2018:

Thank you for your RAK of Used (written on) postcards!!! I received them today and I love them :)

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