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armadillogal

armadillogal
Date Joined: April 25, 2012
Last Online: January 21, 2023
Birthday: August 14
Country: United States
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Geocaching rocks!
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About Me

UPDATE 11-21-22: Just returned from my first cruise. Wow! Two more in 2023 and looking forward to that! Lost a friend right before I left. Just reinforces the idea of doing what you can while you can!

UPDATE July 3, 2022: So happy to be going to concerts again. More front row experiences (Alice Cooper, Todd Rundgren, Tate Stevens). Seeing Kathy Mattea, Travis Tritt, Bacon Brothers and the David Bowie tribute. and then there's my kitten Dillon to keep me on my toes.

UPDATE: November 28, 2021: Recently lost a friend in a horrible car crash. Makes me realize again how short life is. Charges pending. On the upside we have been going to concerts. Really lifts me up. Got to meet Nita Strauss and see the final Monkees tour. Alice Cooper was my best front row experience EVER. Fab Four and Clint Black were very good. More in the next 2 months.

UPDATE SEPTEMBER 24, 2020: I have been diamond painting since March and I entered 3 in our local fair. Happy to say I got grand champion with my YODA. Jack got reserve grand for his tractor made from misc metal parts.

UPDATE JULY 21, 2020): My Dad passed away today. He would have been 90 in December. Now there is just me...and my stepsister who was able to be with him last night. Cherish your loved ones. My mom passed away in October of 2018. I miss her every day. Let your mom know how much you appreciate her. This pandemic would have been hard on her..


UPDATE: In 2019 I met Chris Kroeze, Derek Jones, Alice Cooper and Todd Rundgren. I got to see Blake Shelton, and his awesome guests, Wynonna, and the Hollywood Vampires. Also Joan Jett & Heart, the Eli Yound Band, Gretchen Wilson & Ronnie Milsap, Pam Tillis and Sawyer Brown. Really looking forward to our VIP with Alice at the Christmas Pudding! Rock on!


UPDATE SEPT 8th, 2016: I retired from my McDonald's job after almost 8 years. My brother passed away in 2016. PLEASE keep in touch with those far away. You never know... My name is armadillogal...I live in New Mexico now but I was born and raised a cheesehead in Wisconsin. I am a diehard Packers fan!

I love my Geo Tracker...especially for geocaching! UPDATE April 29th 2017: I now own a Kia Optima as well as a pick-up truck. I live in the Land of Enchantment with my fiancee Jack and my "kids". All my kids have four feet and fur.

Postcards

** I prefer my postcards NOT written on and sent in an envelope but if it's a stamped swap I acknowledge that and swap accordingly**

PLEASE though if you are sending them with other things in an envelope put them between cardboard so they don't get bent. It makes me sad when cards are ruined by this.

  • Prefer cats, manatees, valentines, zoos, other holiday cards, wolves, polar bears, hot air balloons, night city views, rock formations, castles, caves, space, native americans, waterfalls, sunsets, lightning, wild life, recipes, star trek, black and white art cards, old cars, route 66, old west, lions, tigers, all wild cats, great architecture, NPCW, classic rock singers, country singers, castles, rocks and minerals, neon signs, and unusual scenics...

  • No WIS, TX or NM cards unless you ask first-I have tons as I live in NM...No stadiums, maps, nudes, tear outs, 3 x 5's unless in my prefs...

  • PLEASE rate the swaps I send so I know you received. I never flake and if something gets lost I will try to replace it...I pride myself in being a faithful swapper.

Favorite Books

Mysteries, Native American, biographies, cats, Star Trek, some series books like Monk, Diane Mott Davidson, Castle, Murder She Wrote, J.A. Jance, Sneaky Pie Brown, Laura Childs scrapbooking books, Sheila Roberts, Susan Mallery, Garfield, Michael McGarrity, J.D. Robb etc. I love the Longmire series by Craig Johnson. I have them all except the kindle ones.

Favorite Music

This is Tate Stevens... In 2013 I won a contest to go meet him. We also saw him in Arizona and met him there too. I saw him in Farmington for my birthday! I did this diamond painting of him from one of my pictures. Aaron Tippin is a long time favorite. I met Kathy Mattea as well as Billy Ray Cyrus. I like country music, classic rock, native american, and some pop, especially female artists. Wynonna, Billy Ray Cyrus, Craig Wayne Boyd, Lance Miller, Lonestar, Diamond Rio, Miranda Lambert, Jo Dee Messina, Tina Turner, The Band Perry, Little Big Town, Lady Antebellum, Kathy Mattea & Sugarland are among my top faves. Recently saw GARTH.....and previously enjoyed Sawyer Brown, Merle Haggard, Brad Paisley and Robert Mirabal. I enjoyed Phillip Phillips on Idol and loved him in concert in Las Cruces. It was great meeting him in Albuquerque! I am happy that Darci Lynne won AGT. I also love Terry Fator and Jeff Dunham. I used to do karaoke and sing songs by Wynonna, Jo Dee Messina, Carly Simon, etc. My first ever concert was the Jackson 5.

My favorite heavy metal performer is Alice Cooper.

The person I've seen the most is Ricky Lynn Gregg who is a country rocker from Texas.

Favorite Television

I am into Star Trek (Vulcan)RIP LEONARD NIMOY...

Longmire , NCIS, The Voice, America's Got Talent, Chopped, Shark Tank, Grey's Anatomy, American Pickers, Storage Wars, Criminal Minds, Ellen and The View. I grew up watching the Monkees and in the 90's I was hooked on Renegade, Highlander & Silk Stalkings. I recently found Firefly....I love it...and the Serenity movie...I want MORE!!! I like to make altered art...

Love is...

======>Garfield, cats, armadillos, Alice Cooper, animals on postage stamps, foreign stamps, smashed pennies, cat earrings, small posts or medium length dangly earrings....natural stone earrings, most anything silver or copper, tie dye t-shirts, life is good, Kliban cats, Boynton cats, Ziggy, Yoda, Tigger, Grumpy Cat, Cheshire Cat, Chessie Cat, glass, marbles, rock specimens, owls, zoo postcards, hat pins, pinback buttons, shrinky dink material, staz-on ink, fine-point sharpies, brads, clear dome stickers, two-sided tape, card stock, cat rubber stamps, shrink plastic, anything with old hot rods on it, Route 66, anything Green Bay Packers and geocaching supplies...I would love more deco tape with cats. My favorite colors are turquoise, red, silver, purple and the Packer combo of green and yellow....I can always use the short crew socks...for ladies shoe size 10. I am in search of the armadillo beer bottle caps from Texas and some of the Firefly comic books or graphic novels....

Did I mention I love armadillos???) I have my very own pathtag!

Now I am diamond painting...I love it!

Current Memberships

  • Golden Gears Car Club-Treasurer
  • VFW Ladies Auxiliary-lifetime member
  • Facebook Jam Your Hearts Out member
  • Geocaching.com-premium member
  • MOCA #20-chaplain
  • AARP-member
  • eBay-member/seller
  • Munzee.com premium member
  • Atlasquest-member
  • Facebook-Alamogordo Rocks!
  • Longmire Posse member

SWAPS NOT RECEIVED

I hate having to add this section:

Flaked on Fill My Stocking October 2017....pinkpikachu96 ANGELED BY ChrisAnne Shultz!

DISLIKES

Black licorice, stadium postcards, snakes, anything smelling of smoke, anise, slams and fbs, exchange slips, chain letters, gold jewelry ( wear it seldom as I prefer silver or natural stone), dark chocolate, dog stuff, anything damaged...

Ratings

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Comment: I like roadrunners too, thank you
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Comment: Thank you for the nice card and postcard!!
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Comment: Thank you! I smiled when I received your pc!
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Comment: Hi Valerie! Always great to get a swap from you! TYSM for the Two Belgian horse postcard in KY. I love it and your nice note! I had no idea about your husband. I am sorry.
Response: I lost him in 2004. Hard to believe it's been that long already.
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Comment: Sounds like you had a great Christmas!! Happy New Year!
Katarariana rated for Jan '23 Thrifty Stocking Stuffer on Jan 16, 2023
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Comment: Thank you for my stocking stuffer, I'm gonna need a bigger stocking! Happy Holidays
Unbijou rated for PH: List 5 Series - Plans for 2023 on Jan 15, 2023
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Comment: Good luck on all your cruising. And what concerts ? I am going to Old Dominion in Denver in May !
Response: No concerts yet but hoping to see Alice again...
debbiespoms rated for PTG: Oversized Postcard on Jan 14, 2023
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Comment: TYVM for the pretty flower stamp PC ! and flower postage stamp. Great match!
CANNEKCUL rated for TF January '23 Stocking Stuffer on Jan 13, 2023
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Comment: Hello! This is my very first Swap-Bot gift of 2023! Thank you so much. Love how you decorated the envelope. Iโ€™m feeling through the packaging trying to guess what it could be. ๐Ÿ˜‚. Iโ€™m not going to peak though. Iโ€™m placing it in my gift basket to be opened on Christmas 2023.
NJBird rated for Postcard with a Song Recommendation 2 on Jan 12, 2023
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Comment: Thanks for the postcard and the song recommendation. I actually have that one in my iTunes collection and forgot all about it. Great song!
junemoon rated for TELL ME #15 on Jan 12, 2023
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Comment: Thanks - I find all my partners have lived only in the state where they were born!
AJ73 rated for TF: Stuff My Stocking: SNOWMAN-USA on Jan 12, 2023
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Comment: Thank you for all of the cute Snowmen!! I'll enjoy using these snowmen in crafts for later this year. โ›„โค๏ธโ€๐Ÿฉนโ›„๐Ÿ˜๐ŸŽ„๐Ÿˆ๐Ÿ˜บ๐Ÿ˜ธ .
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Comment: Thanks for the nice cat card!
debbiespoms rated for PTG: Senderโ€™s Choice PC on Jan 9, 2023
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Comment: Thank you Valerie for the beautiful PC of Hawaii! I wish you the best, for your trip to Hawaii in March. Have fun!
riviwriter rated for TELL ME #15 on Jan 8, 2023
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Comment: Thank you! Happy new year :)
mchesser12 rated for TELL ME #15 on Jan 7, 2023
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Comment: Thanks for the quilt postcard and sharing where you've lived. I have only lived in one state.
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Comment: thank you for the card, postcard & stickers! :)
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Comment: Hi Valerie! Thanks for the cute penguin card. I love your list of songs. I really like Mary did you know, too and Carol of the Bells. Love the two carols, too. Not familiar with the one by Winona. I'll have to check that one out. Happy New Year! Cathy
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Comment: Thank you so much for the lovely card :)
Lilyhax rated for MissBrenda's Christmas Card Swap #13 on Dec 19, 2022
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Comment: I loved the stamps. My nephew loves Garfield and I sent home the postcard to him. I know he will love it.

Rating Overview

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Comments

Zefaniya on Jan 15, 2023:

Thank you for the heart stickers for January's AAW wish! :)

yvonne401 on Jan 13, 2023:

Thank you for AATW January heart stickers! It was nice of you to think of me.

Love and blessings,

Your friend, Yvonne

Poohtat on Jan 10, 2023:

Thank you for the AATW Jan piggy postcard. Happy swapping

yvonne401 on Dec 23, 2022:

Wishing you a safe and fun Christmas! May you have a wonderful Christmas Eve and Christmas Day!

Love and blessings,

Your friend, Yvonne

yvonne401 on Dec 21, 2022:

May you enjoy a safe and fun winter season!

Love and blessings,

Your friend, Yvonne

yvonne401 on Nov 24, 2022:

Wishing you a fun and safe Thanksgiving with your family and friends!

Love and blessings,

Your friend, Yvonne

yvonne401 on Sep 5, 2022:

Hope you have a fun and safe Labor Day!

Love and blessings,

Your friend, Yvonne

chimerix on Aug 17, 2022:

Thank you so much for the great gold foil star stickers. They are going to be so wonderful to craft with. Aloha!

RAKs only - July

simcoe54 on Aug 14, 2022:

Hope you have a Happy Birthday!!!!!

yvonne401 on Jul 4, 2022:

Wishing you a safe and happy July 4th!

Love and blessings,

Your friend, Yvonne

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