Swap-bot Time: February 18, 2020 11:31 pm


Date Joined: September 8, 2009
Last Online: February 18, 2020

Country: United States
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About Me

i definitely appreciate every/all my swap-bot mail, always & regardless, but kinds of postcards i especially like:

  • just people doing stuff
  • trees
  • food/outdoor markets
  • educational/interesting facts
  • vintage
  • funny/cheerful/cute
  • glaciers
  • children's book illustrations
  • fish
  • maps {of course!}
  • current events/interesting quotes

i am retired, volunteer & hard-of-hearing, so knit/crocheting,reading books, magazines & the internet help me pass the time enjoyably! otherwise, i like walking & getting out to possibly find little surprises & inspiration if i had cable tv with captions, i would be hooked on true-crime stories & docu- mentaries ... trying to learn anything & figure out what this world's about!

unfortunately, i am not much an artist, but i cherish creativity & do my best with snails on a limited budget (my splurge in life is simply "postage" for trading with many good people all over the world!)

Favorite Books

my reading preferences:

  • nonfiction
  • true crime
  • travel
  • memoirs
  • humor

Favorite Movies

rarely do i see movies anymore, but here are a few i liked:

  • adaptation
  • crouching tiger/hidden dragon
  • meet the parents
  • being john malkovich
  • american beauty

Favorite Television

i yearn for those premium cable channels, but only have lousey broadcast, so don't watch much tv, either! if i get the opportunity, i like:

  • my name is earl
  • seinfield
  • portlandia
  • 60 minutes/48 hours/dateline
  • intervention/snapped/no reservations

Favorite Crafts

origami stars

making envies

Favorite Music

music is part of my past: do not have the slightest concept of current groups today ... when my hearing was better, i loved:

60's/70's pop dance/electronic soul/rb

{fleetwood mac, beatles}

currently enjoying:

daft punk

misc. notes

reading another description of swap requirements, here is my attempt to summarize my

  • likes: nice stuff {stickers always appreciated!}

  • dislikes: bad stuff

  • wants: personal mail things

  • not wants: empty mailbox

sooo ... i'll try to remember to update this info more on occasion & please do not hesitate to let me know any further in regard to what you'd like to know about me, 'k?


mermaidery rated for 1 Page Letter on Feb 16, 2020
Comment: Thank you for the lovely letter and the tuck ins. I love the butterfly stickers :)
Moxieroe rated for A Note For You # 35 on Feb 13, 2020
Comment: Thank you for the wonderful note. I'm a little jealous of your stay-cation! It sounds fun.
Comment: Thank you! I love Mary Engelbreit!
Comment: Thank you for sharing with me the places you’ve been!
Comment: HI Gen -- thank for the card from Raffles Hotel (a place I would love to stay at!). I know somebody that stayed there, and it was very luxe. But, yeah, super pricey! :) Best, al
Ukucaitie rated for Oh the places I’ve been PC Swap on Feb 1, 2020
Comment: Thank you for the postcard of the Portland Flag! I love it!
Response: my pleasure!!!
Comment: Thank you for your lovely note! Do you have much origami paper to use up? Your star is beautiful! One of the good things about children's picture books is they're a quick read. I can say, "I read 5 books today." Heeher!
Response: great idea, hahahah! {while not yet *out* of paper to merit a trip to daiso, i discovered magazine pages work almost just as well!} thanx for the compliments/have a fantastic year ahead =)
gizmodust rated for Old Post Card Swap on Jan 24, 2020
Comment: Thank you for the vintage PC. My Mom collected Post cards for many years. I now have all those and there are a lot of vintage ones. Thanks again.
Vickyen rated for QUICK Sender's Choice PC #7 USA on Jan 4, 2020
Comment: Hi Gen! Love the postcards! Hugs, Happy New Year and Happy Swapping! ;)
Comment: I was hoping for the same thing for Christmas. But a cozy hotel stay would be great, too! Happy New Year!
ichiplu rated for Butt Ugly Post card swap 2019 on Jan 2, 2020
Comment: Thank you so much for the silly card! ♥
Comment: Very cute card! Happy new decade!!
michlove rated for New Post Card Swap on Dec 30, 2019
Comment: I LOVE THIS POSTCARD! Thank you. Great selection. Your hand writing is almost identical to my mothers so I was a little confused at first. I was thinking, wait, is my mom pranking me. Did she join swap-bot. lol I also loved the stamp. I have never seen one like it before. The confetti tape = really cool. I'm going to have to try it. Thank you for such a cheerful card. It made my day.
Response: i appreciate your complimentary response with unique reference to a mom with similar handwriting! i am glad the taped glitter survived the postal processing: honestly, i just wanted to get rid of the random shiney stars = bonus that you enjoyed them!
squince rated for QUICK Sender's Choice PC #7 USA on Dec 30, 2019
Comment: Thanks!
Moxieroe rated for NEW Year on Dec 27, 2019
Comment: Thank you for the postcard. I hope you have a great new year!
Comment: Happy Holidays!!
Comment: What a fun, cheerful Christmas card. I love the glitter accents
Aew324 rated for A Holiday Card in the US #3 on Dec 21, 2019
Comment: Thank you for the Christmas card. I really like the handmade envelope and the angels on the inside of the card. I also enjoy sending holiday cards. I am glad our shared interest brought us together this holiday season. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year.
Comment: Great to get your letter. :) Thanks for taking part of this swap and keeping snail mail alive. :) Hope you decide to try out InCoWriMo in Feb. :) Feb & April are becoming favorite months, as they mean letter writing celebrations. :) haha! Take care.
SkaGirl rated for Youtube - What I've watched #4 on Nov 24, 2019

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tcornell on Nov 6, 2019:

Received a second letter from you in yesterday’s mail, thank you! ♥️♥️♥️

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Deeno1105 on Feb 14, 2014:

Hey Stranger. Wanted to say "Hi" & wish you a Happy Valentine's Day!

abbyaguas on Jun 30, 2013:

Thank you for joining Random Postcard Swap #19

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Pennylane78 on Oct 7, 2010:

I just wanted to say thank you again! Your package was great!

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