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VivaLaDiane

VivaLaDiane
Date Joined: August 19, 2007
Last Online: August 16, 2019
Birthday: October 21, 1974
Country: United States
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Hello everyone♥

"Winners focus on winning. Losers focus on winners." ;)

Hi, I'm Diane and here are some general things about me as a person. I'm a pluviophile which means I love rain/thunderstorms. I feel that my energy calms and balances during times of either. I'm also a Libra so balance means a lot to me.

I represent the best HP house ----> Slytherin.

I am married to @GryffindorJen , living in Saint Louis, Missouri with our doggo Bronson♥.

I am a hockey fanatic who loves photography, music, postcards, and all animals but especially polar bears.

Hockey Junkie

Longtime fan of the current STANLEY CUP CHAMPION SAINT LOUIS BLUES!

The Saint Louis Blues are the hometown/favorites. Colorado Avalanche, Toronto Maple Leafs, Chicago Blackhawks, Dallas Stars and Philadelphia Flyers are others I root for. I love tons of individual players throughout the NHL... Robert Thomas, Joel Edmundson, Jordan Binnington, Tyler Seguin, Vladimir Tarasenko, Nathan MacKinnon, Auston Matthews, Jason Demers, Artemi Panarin, Jonathan Toews, Jonathan Druoin, Bobby Ryan, Filip Forsberg, Michael Del Zotto, Claude Giroux, Gabriel Landeskog, Nick Leddy, Patrik Berglund, Ryan O'Reilly, and so many more.

Some retired guys I love: Daniel Briere. Eric Lindros. Brett Hull. Bobby Hull. Curtis Joseph. Peter Forsberg. Bob Probert. Chris Chelios. etc...

Entertainment

I am still a die hard LOST fanatic.

I will watch and obsess over anything Jordan Peele does.

If my tv is on, it's hockey, Jeopardy or the ID Channel. I am into true crime in a major way.

Other things I check out: GOTHAM, The Walking Dead/Fear TWD & Talking Dead, Supernatural, This Is Us, Inkmaster, So You Think You Can Dance, World of Dance, What on Earth.

Movies I love: The Dark Knight and The Dark Knight Rises, Harry Potter/Fantastic Beasts, Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children, GET OUT, Deadpool, Wicker Park, 30 Days of Night, Warm Bodies, The Devils Rejects, House of 1000 Corpses, Brokeback Mountain, Dunkirk, Inception, The Jurassic Park series, Lord of the Rings/Hobbit, Twilight, Star Wars, The Crow, Bee Movie, Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, Lilo & Stitch, Wall E, The Notebook, Superbad, The Hangover, Jay & Silent Bob, Mallrats, Clerks, Dogma, etc.

Stand up comedians: Trevor Noah(seen live, front row OMG OMG), Jim Jefferies (seen live), Kyle Kinane (seen live, MET!!), Rory Scovel (seen live/MET), Chris Hardwick (seen live, MET!!), Whitney Cummings, April Richardson (MET!), Doug Benson, Ron Funches, Kevin Hart, Louis CK, Bernie Mac, George Carlin, Amy Schumer, TJ Miller, Bill Burr, Ellen DeGeneres, Chris Delia & so many more.

Favorite Music

Rock. Rap/Hip Hop. 80s. A little bit of everything else. I go from Marilyn Manson to Otis Redding to Jay Z to Staind to Johnny Cash to NSync to Kanye West to Lonestar to Portishead to to Korn to the Cure to Mumford & Sons.

Random Stuff I Love:

People: Cameron Monaghan, Tom Hardy, Seth MacFarlane, Heath Ledger, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Bam Margera, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Conor McGregor, Dominic Monaghan, Adam Lambert, Ellen Page.

Animals: Polar bears, giraffes, echidnas, dinosaurs, seals, penguins, stingrays, sharks.

NIFFLER from Fantastic Beasts. I'm obsessed!!!

Colors: Silver, turquoise, and black.

Sock size: 8 --LOVE knee socks!!

Anything to do with hockey. Hockey cards, keychains, stickers, pucks, literally anything.

STITCH from Lilo & Stitch, Lush, Target, Panera, Starbucks, iTunes, unique playing cards, bingo stuff, small shotglasses, blind box/tiny toys/figurines, Squidward.

Bath products, essential oils or incense in any of the following scents: Tobacco, Lemon, Sandalwood, Leather, Cotton, Linen, Cotton Candy.

Tastes: Cotton Candy, Sour Patch Kids, Lemons/lemonade, Jolly Ranchers, Boston Baked Beans, Chic O Sticks. Hot chocolate.

Eastern religions (Buddhism, Hindu, etc), Wiccan ideals, Native American culture.

Ratings

milamilamura rated for FS: Rainbow Mail on Jul 30, 2019
5
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Comment: Thank you so much for this lovely PC! I loved it and also loved reading about your story, you guys have been together for such a long time! I can't even imagine what that must feel like (great I guess lol!). I'm hoping you soon get my PC, if not I can send another one soon :) Thanks for this happy happy mail!
Response: Thanks for the great rating and the compliments. It is a labor of love but the most meaningful I've ever hoped to have had. I got your PC and rated this morning. Thanks again for such a great swap!!! ♥♥
Paige1900 rated for Libra babies♥ on Jul 23, 2019
5
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Comment: Absolutely beautiful! Mine pales in comparison. Thank you so much! 💋💖👍
Response: Didn't I say hush?!!! I am going to love it, just like I love you. Thanks for such a great rating. Heart eyes ;)
jeka396 rated for NH: Send a PC, Get a PC swap on Jul 18, 2019
5
rating
Comment: Thank you so much for the Zoo PC— The red panda happens to be one of my favorite exhibits at our local zoo!
Response: Yaaaaaaaaayyyyyyyy!!! I am so happy you love them. I was nervous picking out just the right PCs so I gamble. Thanks for the great rating! ♥
Bhindblueeyes rated for FS: Send a PC, Get a PC on Jul 18, 2019
5
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Comment: A shark swam into my PO box today! WOOOOO!!!! I love your penmanship, it's so pretty. Thank you for the sharkity shark! I did not have a bonnethead in my collection until just now :)
Response: My heart is so warm. I was hoping you'd like it. The penmanship is always such a worry because holding things with my right hand hasn't been easy since my stroke BUT it won't keep me down so I try extra hard and go slow to keep things legible and hopefully make my partners smile. I'm glad you were my partner and that you love sharks too. YAY! ♥♥
5
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Comment: Dear Diane, thanks for hosting such a fun and inspiring swap! Got your envie today, can’t wait to go through all the fun little notes. Thank you and happy swapping!
Response: Thanks for such a great rating and for being a part of such a good feeling swap. xoxo♥
LadyJo rated for Random Acts Of Happiness For a Jar on Jun 6, 2019
5
rating
Comment: Thank you for the swap of happiness! I will add these too my jar!
Response: Yay! Thanks for the sweet rating. I hope the jar gives you much happiness. ♥♥
Lucrezia rated for Random Acts Of Happiness For a Jar on Jun 4, 2019
5
rating
Comment: This is the BEST swap I ever done! Thank you for hosting it and sending the quotes. I really enjoy this swap! I didn't read them yet (waiting for all of them to arrive) but they are ready in my jar. I'm sure that a quote will be helpful when I'll be struggling (and it happens a lot). Thanks for trying to make the world (and at least mine!) a better place =) Btw your letter wasn't arrived until today, so it wasn't picked up yet and I just found it in my mail box after a looong and unpleasant air fligh. Your letter was a beautiful gift that made me smile! =)
Response: I am humbled by the rating. Thanks for your kind words and enjoying even the thought of the swap. It means so very much to me. ♥♥♥♥
5
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Comment: Thank you for my pieces of happiness 🙂 And I loved the rainbow washi tape 💜
Response: I figured a happy swap deserved happy washi tape :) SO glad you like it. Thanks for a great rating! ♥
dcp0112 rated for Random Acts Of Happiness For a Jar on Jun 2, 2019
5
rating
Comment: Thank you for the little blips of happiness that I got to add to my jar, I look forward to reading them. This swap has been popular amongst my family, they too like to draw from my jar daily :)
Response: It really makes my day to read it. This is probably my very favorite swap to do. The idea should spread all over. ♥
5
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Comment: Thank you so much for your lovely swap! I haven't read them yet and will save them for the right time! Thanks for hosting such a fun and happy swap!
Response: Thanks so much. I hope each of them make you smile. Love you always! ♥
5
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Comment: Thank you for all the happy words and letter!
Response: Yay!! Extra glad it arrived and that it made you smile!! ♥
5
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Response: Thanks so much! ♥
Frickenjazzed rated for NH: Postcard Swap Theme Twist on May 11, 2019
5
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Comment: Awesome postcard! The coloring and giant bird in the cemetery lend an overall creepy feel to the image. I love it! Thank you!
Response: I'm so happy that you liked it!! YAY! Thanks for the great rating! ♥
ChrisAnne rated for FS: Send a PC, Get a PC US Only on May 11, 2019
5
rating
Comment: I guess I better rate a 5 since swapping is supposed to be fun and your card was both fun and sent on time.
Response: I definitely appreciate that. I know I set some difficult rules, so thanks for abiding :D xoxo♥♥
Myself333 rated for FS: Send a PC, Get a PC on May 10, 2019
5
rating
Comment: Thanks for the red panda PC! Although a provocative one is never unwelcome haha! Slipknot is my favorite band btw! <3
Response: I was so CLOSE to doing a provocative red panda with a Slipknot tattoo. Hmmm. I should've. ;)
marliese rated for FS: Postcard Swap Theme Twist on May 8, 2019
5
rating
Comment: Dear Diane, this card is amazing! You rocked the woodland theme, thank you so much xx
Response: I was nervous esp cause I adore you. I thought it was cool and hoping that you'd like it too. Yay! Thanks for the awesome rating!! xoxo♥
knitterofhats rated for FS: Send a card on Mar 25, 2019
5
rating
Comment: Thanks for the cute bunny card and wonderful surprise of my fav gum!
Response: I am so glad you liked them!! Thanks for the great rating! ♥♥♥
AddictWithAPen rated for Postcard for Postcard. ♥ on Mar 19, 2019
5
rating
Comment: Thanks for the postcard, I love it so much ! I’d totally be ok with doing regular postcard trades, that would be cool ! I’d say my favorite character in Supernatural is Dean but I also love Lucifer, Crowley and Rowena a lot
Response: Yay! So glad you loved it. Let me know if you want to start the regular trades or if you want me to. I'm super bummed this is the last season of SPN coming up soon. :(
riftvegan rated for 3 Random Facts, Senders Choice PC on Mar 16, 2019
5
rating
Comment: Love the "You are made of stars" pc you sent me! Thank you! I don't know about this chocolate business, tho... I can't quite believe it. ;) Thanks for hosting such a fun swap!
Response: I'm so excited that you loved the PC!! Yeah, chocolate and I just aren't good friends. I'm a sour and salty girl. Give me pickles and Sour Patch Kids.
veronicallama rated for International Women's Day PC on Mar 12, 2019
5
rating
Comment: Thanks for sharing with me. And thanks for the nice post on my profile page :D
Response: I'm glad you liked it! Thanks for the great rating! ♥

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Comments

HippieChick on Aug 12, 2019:

Yuppers! You're not a douche dick, so it's ok. 😘🖤

MrsCrafty on Aug 6, 2019:

gooseberry on Jul 29, 2019:

You, too! :D

Paige1900 on Jul 26, 2019:

Yep same here. So ready for the new season!

Paige1900 on Jul 25, 2019:

Yep!

Paige1900 on Jul 25, 2019:

This is Us - return in September!

Bhindblueeyes on Jul 18, 2019:

Early fall! ::fingers crossed:: Humidity is currently kicking my butt out this way, lol. Mum and I are going to a conference - it's a short trip, but I do hope we will find time in between or after "classes" for other stuff. Is Branson a decent area? I've never been to MO. The hotel gym only has like 2 or 3 treadmills so I know I'll probably have to go outside, just wondering if it's decent and if I should be "home" by a certain time :)

Bhindblueeyes on Jul 16, 2019:

Uggggggh, that is NOT the answer I was hoping for. Humidity and I are not friends. I think I get in on the 12th, leave the 15th or 16th.

Bhindblueeyes on Jul 14, 2019:

I'm going to be in Branson in September - what should I expect the weather to be like??

Bhindblueeyes on Jul 2, 2019:

;)

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