Date Joined: April 6, 2011
Last Online: July 19, 2017
Birthday: December 19
Country: United States
Married, mother of three. Full-time Library Associate & adjunct online college instructor.
I love doing crafts, but haven't found my specialty. I love to "remake" envelopes, and swap postcards.
I love writing letters, getting letters, sending letters, writing family newsletters, making funny stuff to send in the mail. I even reuse junk mail (which I love to get) and make new paper or reuse the envelopes (not the kind with postage already on it for businesses - although I do love to send junk mail back to credit card companies). All things mail. I've even taught classes on correspondence. I used to have pen pals before, but they have dropped off, little by little. I've even read books filled with other peoples letters & notes & lists, etc. I have been happy to have some new pen pals. What fun it is to make new friends!
I've spent my life working with children in one capacity or another. Youth at my church. Babysitting. Facilitating workshops for troubled youth & their parents. Taking care of my own kids while having half the neighborhood at my house on any given day.
Love, love, love to read. Anything clean. I especially adore youth fiction/fantasy & kids books. Brochures. Flyers. Cereal box labels. You name it.
Have kept a journal since I was about 8 or 9 years old. (Now 47 - that's lots of journals.) I've just started adding some "art" to my journaling.
My living room is decorated in Eiffel towers. Anything french is awesome. I lived there for about 18 months. Used to speak more fluently, but have been learning spanish for the past 19 years (husband is from Argentina).
The Hunger Games, The Outsiders, The Alchemist, Gregor the Overlander Series, Leven Thumps Series, Eragon Series, The Candy Shop Wars, Seventeen Summer, The Giver, Ink Heart series, Cinder, Legend, The Girl Who Came Home, The House Girl, scriptures, magazines, biographies on ocassion, blogs.
CSI, Criminal Minds, The Mentalist, Castle, The Middle, Hawaii 5-0, Andy Griffeth Show, How It's Made, Dirty Jobs, Parenthood, Monk, Forever.
Oingo Boingo, Depeche Mode, U2, Van Halen, Cinderella, The Cure, INXS, Aha, Alphaville, Pat Benitar, Phil Collins, Genesis, The Cutting Crew, Def Leopard, Duran Duran, Enya, Eurythmics, Bon Jovi, Asia, Robert Plant, Bruce Hornseby & The Range, Michael Jackson, Joan Jet, Journey, Mike & The Mechanics, most things 80's, The Piano Guys.
Mailart, creating postcards, minizines, art journaling, learning about water color painting.
All things Eiffel Tower & French, all kinds of stationery, cancelled stamps, postcards, journals/notebooks (all sizes/types), scrapbooking supplies, pens from interesting places, touristy magnets, pencils
send postcards with the website Postcrossing.com
And I participate in MoreLoveLetters.com
Please let me know if you have not received my swap or a rating.
Pets, animals (allergies) Not a sewer. Not into super cutsie.
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