Date Joined: October 28, 2011
Last Online: January 31, 2013
Birthday: July 6
Country: United States
I am a mother, grandmother, crafter, toymaker, woodworker, recycler and a tinkerer.
Things I like: reading, collecting postcards from around the world, crafting, travel, playing the piano or guitar, playing with my kitties, gardening birdwatching
I do not watch movies or TV
I am also very allergic to scented items, so please do not ever send me anything that is scented.
Favorite music: Mostly I like folk music, but anything pretty suits me.
Barbra Streisand K.D.Lang Celtic Thunder Ok Go Wynonna Reba
I am also learning to play the piano, and will be soon making my own ukelele, so sheet music for either of those instruments, as well as any guitar music.
Favorite books: Authors include:
Sara Paretsky Anne McCaffrey Lillian Jackson Braun Rita Mae Brown Janet Evanovich Rex Stout
Most crafts books, music books, or books about Ancient Celtics
Favorite Crafts: Woodworking, woodcarving, woodburning, woodturning, gourd art, pine needle baskets
Paper crafting(new to this), making cards, gift tags, bows and tiny origami boxes, as well as journals of all kinds
Leather work-small items only at this time
Recycled and repurposed art-I work with cd's, floppy disks, records, puzzles, calendars, cards, maps and many other items
I also like to travel, mostly within the US. I have been to most of the Continental states, Canada, Mexico and the US Virgin Islands. Someday I would like to go to Alaska, Holland and Ireland.
I love most animals, especially tortoises, cats, frogs and dragonflies.
My favorite birds are meadowlarks, red-winged blackbirds, red-tailed hawks, barn swallows, and owls of any kind.
I collect Pinocchio figurines, squashed pennies, small 3-D puzzles, miniature figurines and Wade animals.
I love amigurumi.
I like most Bigelow teas, especially Constant Comment, Earl Gray, Oolong, and English Teatime. I also like Martilnelli's sparkling cider and most dry white wines, especially Chardonnay, Muller-Thurgau, or Pinot Gris.
I do not like discussions about religion or politics. I do not like peppermint or chamomile tea. I do not drink coffee or beer.