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churlann

churlann
Date Joined: January 21, 2012
Last Online: October 17, 2018
Birthday: April 11
Country: United States
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About Me

Hello fellow swappers! Let me introduce myself. My name is Sherry, but I got the nickname Churlann from my kids a long time ago. They thought it was cute so it stuck with me, I have been retired from teaching elementary kiddos, in an emotional support program, for almost 5 years now! I still miss it, but I love having freedom to do other things that I love. I am Gramma to two little boys 8 and 5, to my oldest daughter. And a granddaughter 3 and grandson 1 who belong to my youngest daughter and her husband. They are my greatest joy. I live in Central Pennsylvania with my husband, and our little Beagle mixed pup, Angel, We live in a rural farming area. We're not farmers but love having a garden and raising some chickens. I also spend a lot of my free time sewing just about anything. Right now I am working on 2 small patchwork quilts for children in fostercare. I hope to do at least ten the rest of this year. But I sew for my grandkids, friends and myself. I also have a little shop on Etsy called CreeksideFibers, where I sell recycled wool items such as mittens and purses and Christmas ornaments And various other items like baby shoes, shopping totes and such. My hobbies include hiking, photography, sewing, crocheting and and reading. Sewing is on the top of my list though. I am also working on a block quilt for our spare room where my grandsons sleep when they visit. I also love swapping postcards, letters, small surprise packages, buttons, and photo cards of anything. I love to read books but mostly in the winter. I love to cook and try new and interesting recipes. I have been gluten free and sugar free for over a year now and feel so much healthier for it. So if you are sending me recipes, keep that in mind. Thanks. I have three grown children, and even though they aren't at home anymore, I still spend time with them whenever I can. We are a very close family. I have been married to the same wonderful man for 45 years and we are happy happy happy, to this day.

Favorite Music

I like almost all genres of music. I guess opera and modern jazz would be my least favorite. My favorite types are Bluegrass, Old Timey, Old Country music. My husband is a musician, playing dobro and guitar, He has played in several Bluegrass bands. He is currently playing with a singer songwriter from our area that is very talented. We go to at least three Bluegrass Festivals every summer and go to many concerts that are local. But I have all kinds of music in my collection which is vast. Anything from Adele to Merle Haggard.

Favorite Movies

I love to go to the movies and also watch a lot on Amazon Prime and Netflx in the winter. I like English drama and comedies. I like mysteries and detective movies.too. Not crime shows though. Recently watched Queen of Oowego, and Life of a King. Both about youth Chess players. I take my grandsons to the movies a lot too. I love going to movies on $5. Tuesdays!!

Message to swappers

Let me know by message if you have not received my swap. I will make it right!! I would hate to get a low rating for something that didn't show up. I am faithful at sending. I love reading the notes in my swaps. I learn so much about people. So if you send me something I will definitely read it. Also, sometimes I get mail that I can't read the handwriting. That is frustrating. Thanks for being careful and taking your time. Also an FYI about postcard mailing...It seems that some postcards get marked up on the front, by the postage machine. These are usually on art cards that are not glossy. I try to take mine to the local post office and have them hand stamp them, so that doesn't happen. I love these cards and often display them before I put them away. So it's just a suggestion that you do the same, if it is not too inconvenient. I will never rate the postcard down for this.

Things I love to collect

Fabrics: I love reds, and royal blue. Not necessarily together. I also love sage green. But I am not picky really. Black and whites are fun too. **Vintage fabric prints, especially from the 50's and 60"s. brightly colored cotton blend prints and patterns, are extra special. Currently I am working on small patchwork quilts for the foster care program in our area. Each child will given a blanket to take with them to their foster home and keep forever. I have made 10 so far and will keep making them through the year. Any sized from 6x6 inchs and up work great. Note and greeting cards: vintage, old fashioned, handmade, artsy or photography cards. Postcards: vintage, black and white, art themed, countries,, animals, birds, musicians, quotes. Would love to have postcards from, Alaska, Hawaii, Maine, and Colorado if you have one of those. I appreciate pretty or interesting stamps on my mail. I am collecting them for a project I found on pinterest. I love blue glass bottles, especially little ones, chicken themed items, handmade potholders, little stuffies, especially sheep and owls. I just love receiving other peoples creations.

Ratings

RonnieRose rated for TGIF Weekend Notecard #122 on Oct 16, 2018
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Comment: Your card was adorable. My weekend was wonderful ty for asking. Your cat sounds like quite the character. Thanks for sharing. RonnieRose
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Comment: What a great postcard - now I want to make shoo-fly pie! Love the central Pa. recommendations. Thank you & happy swapping!
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Comment: I apologize for the delay in rating you. Thank you for the postcard and sharing how you got your nickname.
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Comment: Hi Sherry, Thank you for the wonderful postcards, a nice variety and I love them all.
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Comment: Sorry it took me so long to rate. I thought I had rated it.
Lisapotterylady rated for Scrap Fabric Exchange #2 on Sep 29, 2018
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Comment: I do like all the fabric pieces ~ excellent selections!
Response: Thank you, I'm glad you like them!
young46356 rated for Sharp Shooters: Favorite Photo(s) on Sep 25, 2018
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Comment: Thanks for the interesting photos.
Moonchaser84 rated for TGIF Weekend Notecard #117 on Sep 15, 2018
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Comment: Thank you very much for the bookmark! I love it and it was such a cute extra!
mejulia rated for WIYM: Pick 1 PC (Sept 2018) on Sep 13, 2018
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Comment: Great postcard and note, thank you.
sparkles118 rated for Scrap Fabric Exchange on Sep 9, 2018
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Comment: Thank you so much!! I love my scraps!!!! We went camping this weekend and I found a place that I could get scraps from and want to trade again. I am going to make another one!!! Thank you again!!
Response: Oh good. Thanks!
Whovian487 rated for CALG;Random Act of Kindness 2 on Sep 6, 2018
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Comment: Thanks for all the nice goodies you sent. 😀 Can’t wait to use the border rubber stamp.
Response: You're welcome. Glad you liked everything.
widelo123 rated for HI. My name is... PC swap on Aug 31, 2018
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Comment: Sherry, thank you for the postcard and the random things about you. The first one hit home as I always have cut flowers on my kitchen table. I usually buy babies breath and carnations(mini and large) because I can get 3 weeks out of them if I buy the carnation when they are only buds. In this day and age, I feel I need to watch my pennies. Shirley
vontakk rated for TGIF Weekend Notecard #114 on Aug 27, 2018
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Response: Thanks for the heart!
myancey rated for WIYM: CARDBOARD SWAP (POSTCARD) on Aug 25, 2018
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Comment: Thank u. Love this chunk. It's so cool hope frackers were yum and delish too. My stepdaughter lives in Bradford and I have no pa geography. My mom and dad are from Pittsburgh area. All best.
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Comment: Thanks for the Oklahoma card. I have never been there either. I am an Indiana girl and have been all my life--almost 72 years! It is gloomy today. Weather says rain but it has held off so far.
Response: I hope the sun is shining today.
JenniferJo rated for Summer on Aug 18, 2018
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Comment: Thank you!
Kraftylady777 rated for First and last lines No.4 on Aug 16, 2018
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Comment: Thank you so much!
Response: You're welcome' .
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Comment: Thank you for the adorable little girl PC. I really enjoyed reading your simple joys.
Lazydaisy0104 rated for Join 8/1, Send PC 8/2-US ONLY on Aug 13, 2018
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Comment: I love the I ❤️ NY post card! I will indeed put it on my fridge! Great idea! ❤️
Response: Glad you liked it. Thanks for the heart!
worldtraveler rated for This is My State on Aug 4, 2018
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Comment: Thank you so much for the beautiful postcard! I love Amish fudge and furniture! It’s such an amazing culture! Blessings and cheers, Suzanne

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Comments

lou on Apr 23, 2018:

Happy Birthday Month from Sharp Shooters!

ladybugluvsstuff on Mar 6, 2015:

Hi Sherry! I really enjoyed reading your profile.That is really sweet you and your husband read to each.There is nothing like fresh vegetables from your own garden,I wish I had access to them year round! I also love the Titanic,coffee,beads and buttons.I love the old gospel music,my favs: amazing grace and the old rugged cross.Happy swapping my Pa neighbor!

Apelser on Dec 31, 2014:

From Sharings God's Grace Group:

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SA

kittyhahahotbot on Apr 17, 2014:

Yay happy to have you !!!

dalbright on Nov 15, 2012:

You’re invited! Come de-clutter your desk with us!?: “Desk De-clutter #7 USA”

knitopheliac on Jul 5, 2012:

Not a hassle at all. :) I'm just glad we worked everything out. Happy Swapping!

Nekozet on Jun 24, 2012:

It blows my mind how you were able to work practically ALL of my favorite things into a single swap! You are special and I hope you feel all the love of the world, and beyond, in every day of your life! God bless you!!

Shannoncollar on Jun 1, 2012:

Nice to meet another Central PA person!

biasbabe on Apr 29, 2012:

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To the Nuts for Sewing Group

wreckthisgirl on Mar 15, 2012:

Thanks for the birthday message, it was very nice of you :) And I'm sure I'll love your envie! xx Fab

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