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catlingmex

catlingmex
Original Member
Last Online: July 20, 2018

Country: United States
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About Me

My name is Robin, and so far I've been alive for somewhat over half a century.

Born and raised in Indiana, USA, I lived the first 20+ years of my adult life in Mexico City, Mexico, then in Costa Rica (Central America) for a couple of years. I now reside in South Florida, where I delight in the mix of cultures and cuisines (Cuban, Dominican, Haitian, South American, New York/Jersey, and more). I'm female, 100% bilingual English-Spanish, joyfully Roman Catholic, happily married to a man born and raised in South America. This is all pretty exotic for an introvert who grew up in a monolingual Midwestern milieu! [chuckle]

I've worked at quite a variety of jobs in my lifetime, including teacher of English as a foreign language at a college in Mexico for many years, airline reservations agent, direct in-home support to adults with developmental disabilities, big-box store cashier, clerk at a thrift store, and call center agent. I would love to retire from a day job someday, but unless a major miracle occurs, that will not be possible.

In addition to the usual 9-to-5, I spent 7 years developing recipes and writing (in Spanish and English) about authentic Mexican food for thespruceeats.com. Now the hubs and I maintain our own blog, where we share recipes from North, Central, and South America: comboplate.net

Languages

Fluent in English and Spanish. Have studied some Italian, Portuguese, German, and Polish. I love language, languages, and linguistics! However, I am not usually very talkative at all -- go figure. I do tend to be more loquacious in writing, as evidenced by the length of this profile! lol

Miscellaneous LIkes

Likes/loves include

  • FOLKLORE, popular culture and festivals, local history and quirky local places, the history and traditions of HOLIDAYS of all sorts (I adore Groundhog Day!)

  • Cooking, baking, COOKBOOKS; reading, talking about, trying and developing recipes.

  • TURTLES (freshwater), llamas, cats, lizards, otters, fireflies, dragonflies, ladybugs, butterflies, groundhogs, and robin birds (especially since my name is Robin); now learning to love all kinds of tropical wildlife. My husband is an enthusiast of sloths, pandas, and bears in general.

  • SUNFLOWERS, suns, smiley faces, the color yellow and cheerful things in general

  • PUZZLES, crosswords, word search, mazes, jigsaw puzzles, kaleidoscopes, board games

  • visiting MUSEUMS of all kinds, also botanical gardens, conservatories, etc; also birdwatching and simple gardening, especially succulents (currently just in containers as we live in an apartment)

  • ART and artistic and artsy craftsy stuff in general; ancient art, cave art, folk art, "primitive" art, and outsider / visionary art are particular favorites

  • artistic ATCs and all sorts of snail mail postal joy

  • Americana (USA) and anything Latin American and/or Caribbean

Occasional creative endeavors

Linoleum print carving, mini-zine making, drawing, painting, cross stitch, creative writing, adult coloring, zendoodling, woodburning, very simple sewing, papercrafts, floral arranging; would love to try a lot more things.

Not particularly into ...

I am totally not cool. On most days I'm pretty much okay with that, though I do apologize for any discomfort my dorkiness may cause. [winsome smile]

Sorry, but I am not really into gothic/dark, tattoos/piercings, girly things like make up and spa treatments, Disney, video games, cynicism, political bashing, anime, manga, new age, erotica, vampies or zombies, kawaii, or gourmet coffee. I'm not big on shopping (except for groceries, I do enjoy grocery shopping! oh, and thrift stores) and I am working on being less sarcastic.

However, I'm really not at all as crochety and dour as I know that last paragraph makes me sound. :-) While I do strive to be the best me that I can be, I do not believe that perfectionism is healthy.

Rating, Flakers, and Flaking

I will always rate you for a swap I received. It might not happen the very same day that I receive your item (I can sometimes go a few days between visits to the site), but it will be within a week.

I've been a member here at Swap-Bot pretty much since the beginning of the site. My level/intensity of swapping activity has varied widely through the years. I've seen many trends come and go, as you might imagine.

In recent years it has become quite popular here to maintain a "wall of shame" or list of people who have flaked. I choose not to do that. There have been quite a few who have "done me wrong," and, yes, of course it's unpleasant, but I consider this an issue only between my partner and myself. I have given people low ratings when warranted -- and I consider that sufficient "punishment." If your views differ on this, I respect that. Please also respect mine.

As for my own (few and long ago) 1s and 3s: I am not proud of them, and I accept them without argument as fair consequences for my actions at the time. However, I generally don't discuss those ratings with anyone besides the people directly involved.

I Can Always Use

  • anything soccer-related (since this a World Cup year and almost all of my fave teams are participating)

  • cassette tapes (my 2002 Honda has a tape deck), any type of music

  • postcards (especially showing a recipe or a typcial craft/costume/food from your country or region)

  • anything particular to your region

  • nice stickers (no reward or tiny) or washi tape samples

  • zines or mini zines (relatively clean, please)

  • large blank unused notecards or greeting cards, blank inside or with a general cheery message (5x7 inches is ideal)

  • small denomination banknotes or coins from anywhere in the world

  • your very own tried and true favorite recipes

  • recipe pamphlets (like the ones given out for free with a food product) or cookbooks with recipes from real people (like those made for fundraising by churches and civic groups)

  • bookmarks, epecially handmade, related to your area (touristy or not), and the freebie ones given out by libraries, museums, bookstores, etc.

  • lip balm in interesting flavors (not strawberry, bubble gum, or dill pickle flavored)

  • plant cuttings or seeds for succulent plants (with growing instructions)

  • Catholic miscellany (rosaries, images of saints, etc.)

  • address labels (not picky about image)

  • "discarded" pieces of cross stitch/embroidery or old crocheted doilies/dresser scarves—It always kills me when I see a stitched picture for sale at a thrift store, because some poor woman worked hard and long on it only for someone else to go and throw it out/donate it. I do understand downsizing and all, but this is the type of valuable piece that can be used to create something else (pillow, pin cushion, greeting card, whatever), so I try to "rescue" these precious items when I can and the price is reasonable.

Ratings

AmyIsMe rated for Christmas in July - Cards on Jul 19, 2018
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Comment: Thanks for the cute card, Robin! That was pretty glittery :) Love the word search, too!
HannahsMommy07 rated for Christmas in July - Cards on Jul 19, 2018
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Comment: BEAUTIFUL CARD!
HannahsMommy07 rated for Five Bible Verses on Jul 19, 2018
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Comment: I love the way you did yours! Why didn't I think of that ... LOL! Where do you find all your recipe cards? I never can find nice ... affordable ones!
Zefaniya rated for Quotes on a postcard #22 on Jul 13, 2018
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Comment: Thank you
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Comment: Thanks, Marc
squince rated for Postcards with a Prompt #1 - US Only on Jul 13, 2018
5
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Comment: Thanks!
lttleetoile rated for Quotes on a postcard #22 on Jul 12, 2018
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Comment: I love the quote, it's perfect for me right now! I'm going to put it in my journal! And thank you for sending me the Florida state flag - had been searching high and low for one! Yay!
karli rated for Bird PC Swap (US Only) on Jul 10, 2018
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Comment: Thank you, I love the 3D flamingos! karolina
kelsue62 rated for Simply a Scripture Postcard USA #5 on Jul 8, 2018
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Karen07 rated for Bird PC Swap (US Only) on Jul 7, 2018
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Comment: Awesome card! Thanks!
Bhindblueeyes rated for PC Americana - U.S. on Jul 6, 2018
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Comment: Oh my goodness! Thank you so much for the American PC AND the bonus (amazing) flamingo PC that also arrived in my box. <3 <3 <3 <3 <3
Kathy821 rated for CB: Summer Recipe & a Notecard on Jul 5, 2018
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Comment: Sorry it took me so long to rate you. Thank you so much for the wonderful recipes and lovely note. Definitely NOT overkill, more like awesome! I am praying for you both, but I hope they've been answered before I started! Thank you for joining too!
TrishaLSmith rated for Touristy Postcard Swap USA #6 on Jul 3, 2018
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Comment: Than you for the 3D lenticular postcard! It's really cool.
Leanne85 rated for Lemon Recipe International on Jul 3, 2018
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Comment: Thank you for your recipes, can't wait to try them. Apologies for late rating.
katmandu rated for STATE POSTCARD SWAP on Jul 2, 2018
5
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Comment: Love the PC! I was in Florida once in the 80's and got to experience Disney World and a rainy afternoon in Miami! (Thankfully no hurricanes!! hee hee!) Never really thought about Hawaii being further south until you mentioned it but you are sooo right! Thank you!
nsciambi rated for PC Americana - U.S. on Jul 2, 2018
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Comment: Thank you, Robin! Happy 4th of July!
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Comment: What a great postcard - it definitely fit the category. Thank you so much
ginnijay rated for PC Americana - U.S. on Jul 2, 2018
5
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Comment: Very festive card. Thanks
5
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Comment: Thank you
Jessicat rated for Postcard With a Quote..Rnd Eight on Jul 2, 2018
5
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Comment: I love this PC! It's so fitting for the holiday! Thank you!

Rating Overview

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Comments

mariewilliams810 on Jul 5, 2018:

Thanks so much for the bonus patriotic postcard and the kind words! I hope you had a wonderful July 4th!

jannieb on May 28, 2018:

Thank you so much for the cookbooks you sent me for the Swap Tag USA. I love them!!

Mye on May 12, 2018:

Hi Robin! Thanks for the used postage stamp grabbie you sent for me! Thanks for the stickers too :)

PinkFluffyUnicorn on Feb 2, 2018:

Ground Hog Day profile decorations!

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emeraldawn on Feb 2, 2018:

Did he see his shadow? Is winter still sticking around? Only the groundhog knows.

nancylee on Feb 1, 2018:

Ground Hog Day profile decorations

Hello, Happy Ground Hog Day and thank you for joining my swap, personally I follow NY Staten Island Chuck and I am hoping he doesn't see his shadow and we get an early spring!

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Elliepatterson on Jan 2, 2015:

image May 2015 be your best year yet! blessings, ellie :-)

anrtist on Dec 29, 2014:

WELCOME to the APDGroup!

You are an officer so you may host some fun swaps for us too! ;-) Hope you Have a HAPPY & Blessed New YEAR! cc

katenotfound on Dec 29, 2014:

Your Xmas album is wonderlful!

I very liked the wooden decorations and the little white lama! Also the cat in nativity is super cute ♥

You'll deserve 5heart! Thank you so much for sharing!

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Happy Holidays and best wishes for 2015 made of joy and peace!

Ladybird2490 on Dec 6, 2014:

Thank you for sharing your pinterest banana recipes with me they where great. If you would like to check mine out here is the link: http://www.pinterest.com/katied2490/food-banana/

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