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justmesks

justmesks
Date Joined: July 26, 2013
Last Online: November 17, 2019
Birthday: November 24, 1946
Country: United States

JUST ME

UPDATE---JULY 2019 I have been absent for several months. The side effects of my medicine took a roll on my body. It pretty much crippled me. Stiffness, numbness and tingling of my hands, arms, and legs. I couldn't use my hands for anything and had trouble walking. This all started in February. I have been off of the medicine now for two months and am slowly getting back to normal. Right side of body is about 90% back to normal; still having trouble with left side. Getting old isn't very much fun. I'll be 73 in November.

Hello, I am Sandy from Indiana. I love postcards and have collected them since I was a child. I love receiving postcards and reading what others have to say. It's my way of traveling around this big wonderful world we have. I love sending postcards to others that enjoy them. As for what kind of postcards I like, I prefer the tourist type. You know, the ones that show your home town; scenery, buildings, etc. I really don't like funny, nude, b & w, ad cards, art or home made. I DO NOT CARE FOR ZAZZLE or HOME MADE POSTCARDS.

The Personal Stuff

I've lived in the same Hoosier town all of my life. My husband and I just celebrated our 51st anniversary on March 26, 2018. We four children. They are all married and they have given us 10 wonderful grand children ranging from five years to 29 years old. We have our first great grandchild as of March 13, 2018. Levi is so precious! I am retired and enjoy babysitting for the younger grand children.

Odds and Ends

I love all holidays. I love to make home made gifts for birthdays and Christmas. I love to bake and make candy. I love to write. I send many cards as part of our church card ministry. I keep a journal and have for many years.

A Few of My Favorite Things

I love teddy bears, heart things, stationery, note cards, address labels and recipe cards. These are the cards you write your recipe on. I've had many thing this means recipe postcards. I have over 150 recipe cards in my collection of recipe cards. I collect cookie cutters. At one time I collected teddy bears and things that are heart shaped. My favorite color is lavender. My favorite flowers are daisy, lilac and jonquil. My favorite food is anything that doesn't eat me first! I love the smell of rain and anything freshly baked. I love caramel, licorice, anise and peppermint.

Not My Cup of Tea

I don't like candles, sports, insects, mice, snakes, perfume or strong smells, or crude and vulgar items. I do not drink tea or coffee. I do not like anything that is spearmint.

Favorite Music

I love the good old fashion Rock-n-Roll music from the 50's and 60's. I listen to country and Christian music. And of course I listen to lots of kids songs with the small grand children.

Favorite Movies

I enjoy mystery movies. I seem to watch a lot of Disney movies. Guess all of those grand kids have influenced me. I love to watch movies on the Hallmark, Up and Life channels.

Favorite Television

I watch a lot of Food Network shows. I love to try the recipes they make on the shows. I also watch Reba, Heartland, Cedar Cove, The Good Witch and lots of Disney. Seems like when I find a good show then it goes off and I need to search for something else to watch.

Crafty Me

I love to scrapbook. I make a scrapbook for each of my six grandchildren every year for Christmas. Four of my grandchildren live in Florida so I don't see them very often and therefore don't get a chance to take pictures of them like I do the other ones that live close to me. I also like to sew and quilt. I have made all of the grandchildren a patchwork quilt. I used to crochet. I inherited crochet books from the early 1900's from my grandmother and made some doilies from the patterns in them. I've done a little card making but it's not my favorite thing to do.

Bits and Pieces

After my mother died I wrote a cookbook for family members. Not only did the book have recipes but it was written in story form---telling the story behind the recipes. I also wrote an autobiography and gave it to each of my children and some of my cousins for a Christmas gift several years ago. I love genealogy and have traced my family back to the 1700's. I am a lifetime member of Girl Scouts of America. I was a leader for 34 years. I love keeping in contact with girls from my troops and seeing what wonderful young ladies they have become.
At this time my wish list is: stationery, note cards, 3x5 decorated recipe cards, any scrapbook paper, stickers for scrap booking, die cuts for scrap booking, sticky notes and postcards.

I would love to add more Elvis Presley and the Royal Family to my collection. I have started collecting montage type postcards and would like to complete having one of each state. I have started collecting train postcards. I am also collecting unusual town/city names--Santa Claus, In. Bird-in-Hand, Pa. etc. I also have a lot of Rt 66 cards. I would love any girl scout postcards. I have now started collecting Coke and Santa postcards.

I do not collect stamps but love the different stamps that come on my mail. I save them and pass them in some of my swaps if I know the person I'm swapping with collects them.

UPDATE AS OF July 2, 2018.

Update for postcards--- My newest collection is Coke, Santa, Provinces of Canada with the name of the Province on the card and the large Love state cards. I have just started collecting Roadside Attractions---you know, the ones that are like the largest ball of yarn, largest basket, rocking chair, etc. Since joining Swap Bot I have found so many types of postcards for collecting. Some don't interest me but I have added to collecting some that are not the typical tourist cards. I now have over 11500 cards.

Thanks for any help with these!

Ratings

Highlander18 rated for Two Maps + Two on Nov 16, 2019
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Comment: Thank you very much for the wonderful cards - Sicilia - a first and adding to my Large Letter collection also with VA.
simcoe54 rated for PH: Letter T (Blank or Naked) on Nov 14, 2019
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Comment: A pleasure to find you at my mailbox 3 times today. Thanks for everything.
simcoe54 rated for Three Postcards in an Envelope #6Z on Nov 14, 2019
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Comment: Another nice selection of pcs. Thanks
simcoe54 rated for PH: Spell L-E-A-V-E-S With PCs #2 on Nov 14, 2019
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Comment: Great postcards - thanks
Luvslife3 rated for WIYM: Half Dozen PC Swap USA #2 on Nov 13, 2019
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Comment: Happy Thanksgiving to you too, Sandy!! Thanks for a fitting, fun PC!!
LadyJo rated for PSH: 5 Card Hunt #1 on Nov 13, 2019
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Comment: Thank you for the awesome pick of post card for me. My favorite is the Grand Hotel! I was there in 2018. This one I didn't see before so glad to have it!
dawnakaulen rated for PH: Non-Touristy PCs #3 on Nov 12, 2019
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Comment: Fun choices, thank you!
debbiespoms rated for WIYM: Half Dozen PC Swap USA #2 on Nov 12, 2019
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Comment: Thank you! We have plenty of snow here in Canton. PA too. I already hate winter.
Amyncognito rated for WIYM: Half Dozen PC Swap USA #2 on Nov 12, 2019
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Comment: Thanks for the funny Washington card!
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Comment: Thank you
kittyfun rated for WIYM: Half Dozen PC Swap USA #2 on Nov 10, 2019
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Comment: Loved the postcard!
ARTG33K74 rated for WIYM: Half Dozen PC Swap USA #2 on Nov 9, 2019
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Comment: Thank you for the postcard! I don't know if I would hibernate like a bear, but if I could store a few extra hours of sleep and use them for finals week in school that would be a big help. I would rack them up in the summer! :D
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Comment: Thank you for the card 😊
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Comment: Thank you for the lovely post cards. I like them. πŸ™‚
kittyfun rated for PH: 1 + 1 Postcard Swap #3 on Nov 7, 2019
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Comment: Thank you!
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Comment: Thank you for the postcards! I will add them to my state collection and use the rest for future swaps. :)
debbiespoms rated for PH: 4 USA #2 on Oct 31, 2019
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Comment: Thank you for the awesome selection! Plus, the extra.I especially love Snake river canyon.
lilmermaid rated for PH: Spell SCARECROW With Pcs #2 on Oct 30, 2019
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Comment: Thank you so very much
ch23 rated for PH: Scavenger Hunt For PCs #79 on Oct 30, 2019
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Comment: Wonderful Wonderful cards. Thank you!! I have never had a Hoover Dam or Westpoint card so I am really pleased. Love all of them and thanks for all the extras. Your envelope was so amazing too.
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Comment: Thank you for the great selection of postcards. Happy Halloween!!!

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Comments

robinjeree on Nov 8, 2019:

Dear Sandy, I just got my RAK pack of 32 postcards! 32!! Thank you very much. My husband and I enjoyed looking through them together. You must have such an amazing collection--I appreciate all of the images, and interesting stamps. Christmas in San Antonio caught my attention--we may be going there for the holidays. Thanks again Sandy!

simcoe54 on Nov 5, 2019:

PH: Used Postcards -- Thanks for another great batch of used postcard. I will be adding many of them to my collection!!!!!

thisismeAXiD on Nov 3, 2019:

Happy birthday month

bluerose3 on Nov 2, 2019:

Thank you for the postcards from the PH- used postcard RAK. I already am forming ideas of how to use them :)

lemooon on Nov 1, 2019:

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Wishing you all the best!

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for NOVEMBER sweeties through LLL group (not swap)

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shirleyinCA on Jun 18, 2019:

Thanks for great quality card assortment for your sweet RAK! I will gladly send cards to each granddaughter: can you give me special interests for each girl so I send something they might especially enjoy?

Jafferty on Aug 25, 2018:

Sandy, thanks for the wonderful selection of postcards! I found a few gems again this time. Will send you some thank you's in the mail :)

simcoe54 on Aug 21, 2018:

PH: More Used Postcards - Thanks again for these wonderful used postcards. Have added most of them to my collection already!!!!

simcoe54 on Aug 1, 2018:

PH: More Used Postcards - Great batch of postcards, so many that fit my profile. I was so excited I've added them already. Thanks so much.

Aladyjackson on Mar 14, 2018:

I just dropped by to say thank you for the amazing RAK of used postcards that you sent me back in February. Sorry, it took me awhile but I could not find you in the group forum lol. I loved everything you sent me, you are wonderful. Thanks :)

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