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catlingmex

catlingmex
Original Member
Last Online: September 22, 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

  • cassette tapes (my 2002 Honda has a tape deck), any type of music, books on tape, etc. UPDATE: my beloved Honda has now passed to a better life, but I am working on getting a boom box with cassette deck. I have settled on cassettes tapes as my absolute favorite format!

  • 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

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liljennyfoofoo rated for TEA SWAP on Aug 27, 2018
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Comment: Thank you so much! I love the tea you sent!
heatherknits rated for Blogger Swap on Aug 24, 2018
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Comment: Thanks!!
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Comment: Thanks! I love both of these teas. It’s a great quote, too.
myancey rated for TEA SWAP on Aug 17, 2018
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Comment: First off I love the scratch and sniff stamp yum. Secondly love Marilyn. Omg. Thirdly I so cant wait to try the teas. They look delish! Thanks bunches.
StwbyQT rated for Tea Swap and Inspiration-August on Aug 17, 2018
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Comment: Thank for the tea and lovely quote!
Daneen rated for TEA SWAP on Aug 16, 2018
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Comment: Thank u so much!! 😁
dalbright rated for Simply a Scripture Postcard USA #6 on Aug 14, 2018
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Comment: I can’t even begin to tell you what a blessing this was to my soul Robin! Thank you for taking to to write this out and share it with me! Love from Iowa, ❤️Debbie
Response: <3
Mamabemus rated for My swap bot name on Aug 13, 2018
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Comment: thanks for the cool postcard. my name is because I'm the mama of 6 and my last name is bemus. not too original.
soccer8s rated for My swap bot name on Aug 10, 2018
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Comment: I loved your advice. I would agree with lowering expectations and letting things happen.
SandraCanada rated for Christmas Card In July on Aug 9, 2018
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Comment: I Loved your card and especially the list of meanings for Florida Robin Grose. SB Patner! Thanks so much. OUr daughter lives in FL and I did not know most of the meanings; so now I do! hugs
onetwosrifour rated for Send a bookmark! on Aug 9, 2018
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Comment: I love the bookmarks! Thank you for the note too. How thoughtful. :)
fbresnah rated for Anything Strawberry Recipe Swap on Aug 7, 2018
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Comment: Thank you for the wonderful recipes they look delicious! And thank you for the extra recipe cards!
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Comment: Hi Robin, Thank you for the chocolate recipes. Guess I didn't look carefully when posting my thanks. Happy eating, Demaris
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katmandu on Jul 30, 2018:

Who needs snowflakes when you have seashells!

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Deck the palms with bows and holly!

PalmTreeBow

You do not have to shovel sunshine!

Shovel

Sunshine

Merry Christmas in July in Florida!

Katina

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!

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