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captkristi

captkristi
Date Joined: May 30, 2019
Last Online: February 20, 2020
Birthday: December 22
Country: United States
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About Me

I love all things art!! Zentangle has been such an enlightening experience and pushing me beyond the things I thought I could do - now I am drawing, painting, collaging, lots of wonderful art making!!! For my day job I am a pediatric mental health therapist (clinical social worker) in Nevada. I have two dogs that I absolutely adore - they are super active so they keep me going!! I also have a flock of chickens that are fun to watch and interact with - bonus, they also provide fresh eggs pretty much year round.

Likes

I am a lover of colors! Rainbows and bright beautiful colors make me happy. I want to say green is my favorite color - but I am not sure that's true. I LOVE colors!! I like inspirational quotes - especially handwritten little art pieces. Botanical Line Drawings, florals, fun characters - any kind of art is definitely on my LIKE list. I have started to move into the world of ATC, paper crafting and watercolor as well. So ephemera is always appreciated.

Watching movies is one of my favorite things to do - if I have a strong coffee in hand I am basically in heaven. I am a Capricorn, so productivity is my superpower :D I basically go non-stop from morning until evening and then hop on the couch and draw while I hang out with my best friend, my dogs or both.

Lately I have been watching The Following, Bosch, Ozarks and Carnival Row. I generally watch shows that are ended and then just watch the whole series over the course of a few months. I think superheros are pretty cool (the older XMEN movies got me hooked). I love to cook vegetarian meals, grow things and spend time with my friends and my pets - and sometimes my family.

Let me see - what else. Social Work is my passion and I treat children with mental health struggles in my private practice, Journey Within. I am spiritual but definitely not religious. I am big into the "mystical" (I can't really think of any other way to put it) and I am a GIANT tree hugger. This isn't as uncommon as it used to be :)

Favorite Books

Stephen King is my favorite author. I wouldn't say that I am typically a horror person. I am easily spooked, but Stephen King's writing style is phenomenal ...so, yeah, I love him!!

I have an hour long commute to and from work, so I am an avid Audible listener. I have also been listening to books while I paint in the evenings and have been averaging 2 books a week (seems insane to me!)

Currently I am listening to Dervla McTeirnan's Irish crime novels after finishing The Casual Vacancy, The Silent Patient and the Institute as well as the 50 hour saga with the first 2 Kingkiller Chronicle books by Rothfuss.

Hard to say what my very favorite books are. The Stand is my all time favorite story. I also love a well written series where you can follow characters for more than one book. - Narnia books; The Time Quartet, Harry Potter, Game of Thrones, Girl with the Dragon Tattoo; Hunger Games -

Dislikes

I don't really like candy all that much. Wait, yes, I like candy - I don't eat candy or other sugary foods because, well, it's not healthy.

I don't like creepy, dark stuff. And don't like anything that's hateful, based on bigotry or superiority.

I don't really like adult cartoons. I would say I don't like crude humor, but I am not sure that's what you call it. I love Step Brothers the movie, don't like American Dad and King of the Hill stuff.

ABC of Me

Saw this on a couple of profiles and thought it would be fun. Allows some prompts to help give ideas of things that I would enjoy receiving. {work in progress}

A: apples (the fruit, not really the decoration); ALL animals; art; ATCs; astrology; Amazon and Audible; Americana decor; Australian accents; argyle; authenticity

B: books; (old) book pages; best friends; botanical art (drawings, stickers, etc); bravery; berries' (my) backyard; board games

C: cussing; cooking; chickens (alive!); cuddling (although I am currently single); Corgis; critters of all kind; children (do they count as critters?) COFFEE (yum!); cacti; card games; Crosstrek (I just bought one and it's so wonderful.)

D: dogs (especially my own); dreams; the desert; dinosaurs; dancing; dolphins

E: ephemera. vintage especially; elephants; eggs; Earth; energy fields; envelopes

F: frogs; fish; farmhouse aesthetic; festivals; flames; friends

G: ginger; glass; gifs; green; galaxy theme; gerbera daisies; girls (we rock!)

H: herbs; healthy food; horses; home; helping others

I: indigenous tribes; ink; imagination; ivy

J: journaling; jeeps; Jamberry (mail products); Joking around;

K: knights; Kratom; kites;

L: lilies; learning; laughter; leaving work early; life, love and light {borrowed this from a fellow swapper because it was such a wonderful answer and definitely applies to me!}

M: Mexican food; masks (beauty kind); mentoring other therapists/interns; Mason jars; MAPS! (can't seem to find them anymore); mysteries; melon; MOVIES!!

N: NATURE!!! nests; narwhals; never giving up

O: organ donor; owls; origami; oceans; opportunities; outer space

P: pebbles; Primitive stuff; postage that's unique; PLANTS (I have so many!!)

Q: quiet times in the morning before the dogs get out of bed; questions

R: rain and rainbows; really warm ANYTHING; Rooster decor

S: sunsets (Nevada sunsets are incredible!!); sharing; stickers; Starbucks; Superman and other Superheroes; sloths; Subaru

T: therapeutic everything (I love learning about, talking about, engaging in - I love everything about being a therapist); turtles

U: underwater things; upcycling; underappreciated little pleasures of everyday life; the Universe as a living entity that is constantly responding to all the stimuli that is life

V: vast spaces; vintage everything

W:.WARM anything!! the West; weekends; women; whales

X: X-MEN; XCITEMENT; X-tra special surprises

Y: yellow; yelling (it's fun sometimes)

Z: Zentangle; zen feelings; zesty oranges haha

Ratings

PrairieKittin rated for PC Two Truths and a Lie #1 on Feb 19, 2020
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Comment: Hmmmm...... My guess is that you were not born in the dead center of Nevada. I've been to Lander County. Not a lot going on there, unless you count Battle Mountain.
Carolien25 rated for Postcard Roulette January 2020 on Feb 19, 2020
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Comment: Thanks so much for the lovely card! :)
2Hearts rated for Pick 1 Swap on Feb 19, 2020
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Comment: Wonderful swap partner! Thanks Kristi!
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Comment: Thanks for the Ig love!
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Comment: Love the atc! Thank you!
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Comment: Thank you so much! Sorry for the late rating.
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Comment: hehe, well it was cute! :P
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Comment: thanks!
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Comment: thanks for the nice note and all the extra goodies!
readwritesend rated for 3 Lines Story #5 on Feb 16, 2020
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Comment: Thank you! You were super quick on that turnaround. Looking forward to continuing on these stories. (Yes, it's a shame about the price of postage.)
aladyde rated for Postcard Swap #3 on Feb 16, 2020
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Comment: Thank you for the nice postcard.
LoveCollections rated for Washi lovers unite DETASH on Feb 16, 2020
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Comment: Thank you so much for the great washi collection! I will have much fun using it in my swaps and projects.
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Comment: Thank you for the card, I hope you're having a good February!
ToujoursMoi rated for Postcard of Lists #3 on Feb 15, 2020
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Comment: Thank you so much for another great postcard. I loved reading it and these are definately things to be very proud of.
tisha rated for 20 Sticker Swap #2 - Senders choice on Feb 15, 2020
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Comment: I love the stickers you sent me Kristi, thank you, also for the extra goodies!
stiffneck78 rated for SMSUSA: Vintage ATC With Blue on Feb 14, 2020
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Comment: Thank you for this beautiful ATC! I love the Abe Lincoln die cut.
tac rated for Postcard Swap #3 on Feb 14, 2020
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Flavie rated for Postcard Swap #2 on Feb 13, 2020
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Comment: Thank you so much! Here, there was a lot of snow in the previous week. :)
vlhafer54 rated for CPG ~ Home made PC ~ New ~ USA on Feb 12, 2020
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Comment: Thank you for the pretty water color PC - Happy swapping!
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Comment: Thanks for this excellent twinchie! I will fill a square and send it on. Thanks too, for all the extras and home made envie! They will be fun to use in future swaps. Hugs from Alaska, Sherry

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Comments

Fullsteampowell on Feb 11, 2020:

Thankee for the extra postcard roulette card! It was a lovely surprise.

Babycakesxo on Sep 27, 2019:

N°6 profile decorate My little pony

ENJOY!

Kirkdebb on Sep 27, 2019:

N°6 profile decorate My little pony

KSENiA on Sep 11, 2019:

N°5 Profile decorate "Care bears"

Enjoy! <3

Babycakesxo on Sep 10, 2019:

HELLO!! HERE IS THE CARE BEAR DECO PAGE, ENJOY!! <3 DEDRA BABYCAKESXO

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