Swap-bot Time: February 26, 2020 2:08 pm


Date Joined: September 7, 2010
Last Online: January 5, 2020

Country: Canada


I LOVE POSTCARDS. Walking into a stationery shop will often increase my heart rate.

Other things I enjoy: fountain pens, travel, books, writing, typewriters, stationery, road trips, photos, museums, street art, funny/friendly/creative people, open highways, mail art, salty chocolate, beaches, forests, trivia, free parking spots, fonts & lettering, my neighbourhood, tiny houses, funny signs, movies, zines, washi tape, and loads of other things.

I love cats/dogs and I'm pretty sure I've got a paper fetish.


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I'm looking for postcards that show the interior or exterior of theaters, grand opera houses, or cinemas.

Seeking images of abandoned movie theaters. I like all kinds of abandoned buildings; they tell so many stories.


Cards I collect (in no particular order):

  • Vintage/Historical/Retro PCs
  • B&W photography
  • Travel/Highways/Hotels/Motels/Diners
  • Pulp Fiction book cover art
  • Pop Culture
  • Strange/Unusual/Goofy/WEIRD
  • Street Art/Graffiti/Urban
  • Landmarks/Buildings/Prisons/Museums
  • Art/Design/Architecture/Sculpture
  • Illustrations
  • Buddha
  • Scenic Views/Deserts/Southwest
  • Mail Themes: Airmail/Stamps/Mailboxes/etc.
  • Libraries/Books/Newspapers
  • Planes/Trains/Automobiles
  • Maps
  • Anthropomorphic
  • Sasquatch/Bigfoot/Yeti :)
  • Funny state/touristy cards
  • PLACES: Vancouver, Hong Kong, Portland, New Mexico, Louisiana, Baltimore, San Francisco...
  • Animals: any kind of CAT, foxes, squirrels, pigeons, donkeys, octopus, LIONS, anything.


newrule rated for 5 Postcards to 2 Partners #181 on Dec 9, 2019
Comment: Superb selection of postcards! Thanks so much!! Merry Christmas in advance to you and yours!
Response: So glad you liked the cards. Happy holidays to you as well!
susieq11 rated for 5 Postcards to 2 Partners #181 on Dec 1, 2019
Comment: Thank you for the fab postcards! And extras! They’re awesome! I’m so lucky to be your partner : D (ps how many pug puppies did you take?? LOL!)
Response: Oh it was so tempting, they were so little you could’ve slipped one in a pocket w/o any problem!! Thanks for rating and for hosting another great swap!
Comment: Thank you very much for your PC selection of 3 PC's plus 1. They are so cute & love them! As for Halloween. No trick or treaters here. We live atop a mountain. So, They wouldn't come way up there in the boonies, hee!
Response: Haha yeah, living atop a mountain would be a deterrent for sure! Thanks for rating.
dawnakaulen rated for PH: Send 4 Postcards #19 on Nov 11, 2019
Comment: Yay an envie full of cats! Thank you :)
Response: You’re welcome. Thank you for rating!
Comment: Very nice postcards, thank you! Love the stamps on the envelope as well.
Response: Happy you like it. Thanks for rating.
ashanti2106 rated for MAIL ART - Autumn on Oct 2, 2019
Comment: Thank you so much for the beautiful envelop and everything inside. PS: My favorite Downton Abbey character is also Violet Crawley. :)
Response: You’re very welcome. Violet did not disappoint in the movie :)
susieq11 rated for Non-Touristy Postcards #8 on Sep 30, 2019
Comment: Thanks for the fabulous postcards!! Swoon! And the card you sent them in is beautiful too. Plus teacup washi. Perfect. So happy you joined and thank you again so much!!! 😘😘😘
Response: So glad you liked them - thank YOU for hosting another swap :) I don’t remember the card bc I can’t remember much these days...
Comment: What a delightful surprise to find a swap from you in my mailbox! I was taken first by the envie. I'm a sucker for black backgrounds, & your beautiful white script really popped out. Then to find such a great selection of PCs - no surprise when I saw they were from you, as you always had a knack for making terrific choices. The salmon-40-salmon tickles my quirky funny bone & I love the portrait of a young Truman Capote. But oh, that Afghan gunman! I actually have that card & have long wanted to share it with a friend who also traveled there in the '70s -- but I couldn't bear to part with it. Now, thanks to you, I can pass it on. Thanks so much, Sharon, and I'm so glad you're back. I'm frankly amazed I'm still here, but sometimes I think SB keeps me sane :)
Response: Hi Linda! Thank you for the welcome back. I’m so glad the double card will serve a good purpose :) I have a few PCs like that myself, ones I find harder to share lol. Would love to hear about your trip to Afghanistan in the 70s. Next time!!
renmagpie rated for MAIL ART - Black & White on Sep 10, 2019
Comment: Wow...where do I even begin with how awesome this swap was? The envelope...you could sell those, girl! And the letter was just such an unexpected and wonderful treasure. I will be writing back (it may take a bit, I'm a little behind at the moment), it was perfectly legible, and it really just made my whole night. Thank you so, so much for such a beautifully done swap! xoxo
Response: Hi Phe - I’m so glad you enjoyed the swap and that the envelope actually got to you. Was concerned that Canada Post/USPS would look at it and think “um, we can’t read this”. :) Thanks for your kind words. Hopefully I can work envelopes into my retirement plan haha. Looking forward to hearing from you when you get a chance - let the pub convo continue!
CHOWEFACE rated for 5 Postcards to 2 Partners #176 on Sep 8, 2019
Comment: Awesome cards! Thanks so much!! These are all new for me :)
Response: You’re welcome! Happy swapping.
dawnakaulen rated for PH: 2 + 2 Postcard Swap #10 on Sep 7, 2019
Comment: I love them all, thank you!
Response: That’s great, you’re welcome.
Wanda rated for Three Postcards in an Envelope #6U on Sep 6, 2019
Comment: Text pants!!! This deserves at least 3 hearts! You truly sent a treasure of a swap. The gorgeous envelope (I have a thing for that kind of tan paper.), beautiful lettering, special stamps, autumnal stickers, muted tones washi and bird/letter stamped image, almost made me swoon! And inside, such a friendly note, 4! beautiful and very interesting postcards inside a pretty little bag! To say you went above and beyond is an understatement! Thank you SO much!
Response: Thank you, Wanda! I think we share a love of kraft paper. Wishing you a wonderful fall and hope to swap with you again.
Comment: What great profile favorites! I'd pick everyone of these cards for myself! Thanks so much. (and man I wish I had your penmanship!)
Response: I’m always happy to send profile cards if I can, so yay! And thank you for the kind compliment. I took a few classes this summer so it’s all about envies this year :)
misscorina rated for Non- Touristy Postcards #7 on Aug 31, 2019
Comment: Thanks a lot for the amazing selection of cards I love them!!! Yes indeed another month of holiday would be amazing haha
Response: I’m glad you enjoyed the swap. Wishing you a wonderful year with your students.
Comment: Nice to find you at my mailbox. Thanks for the wonderful selection of postcards.
Response: Thanks Maxine. Hope you’re having a great month!
susieq11 rated for Summer Reading on Aug 19, 2019
Comment: Thank you so much for your letter and all the amazing goodies!!!!! I loved reading your summaries and thoughts!! I love Willa Cather! I’m terrible about re-reading books. Just too many others waiting for me to read! Ha ha!! I Windex the library books I borrow, so at least the covers are safe ha ha ha ha! I buy so many too. Sooo many. Can’t wait to hit Indigo in Windsor! They have awesome bargain books! I’m so happy you joined! XOXO
Response: I love this swap, thank you for hosting! And thanks for all the hygiene tips haha. Hope you’re reading some good titles this summer. I’d love a month off just to read...Have fun in Windsor!
mgallardo68 rated for Big Spring Swap on Apr 27, 2019
Comment: Thank you much!! ♥
Response: You’re welcome. Thank you for joining!
Comment: Thanks for the great postcards, I love them all.The sticker “ nobody knows I’m Elvis” is so funny, I thought he had left the building😉 Thanks also for the nice notecard. Wishing you also the best for 2019. Lots of love from me and the crazy cat😺😻😺
Response: I’m glad you enjoyed them. Thank you for the ❤️. Hope you’re having a great year!
Comment: What!!!??? OMG thank you for everything you sent!!!!!!!!!! The cards and postcards and stickers are allllllll to die for. You are a rock star with amazing paper goods shopping at your ready, lol!! Love love love it all - THANK YOU!!!!!!!! XOXO (And those little bags. Oh my!) Happy Holidays, my friend!!!!! Muah!!!!!!!
Response: Yay! M mail actually arrived before the new year lol. Glad you enjoyed it. Hoping to get back in the snail game this year ;) Thank you for hosting!
shirleyinCA rated for IFM: Mix It Up! on Sep 26, 2018
Comment: Such a bright, happy envelope! Then all very amazing postcards that so perfectly match my profile! Thank you so much for taking the time to read about me and then choose lovely cards. Wow, watercolor cards of lilacs - c'est magnifique! How I love the photo of the little lad in Mickey Mouse ears at Forest Lawn Cemetery- his face and body language sure tell you he knows he is not at the happiest place on earth! I taught elementary, usually a 2nd/3rd combo class so I could have kids 2 years in a row. Then I moved on to do teacher training for our county dept. of education. My husband taught h.s. biology. I remember my h.s. and college French well enough that I passed the language test and now help French speaking guests at Disneyland. If I give a tour in French, I get a headache for the first few hours until my brain can stop translating and start thinking in French! Congrats on your teaching degree! Oh --delightful lemonade note card also! Thanks again for one of the best swaps I've received in a long time.
Response: Hi Shirley! I'm really happy you enjoyed the swap. Your French must be really good if you can give tours in it - and I definitely can relate to the headache lol.

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susieq11 on Aug 6, 2019:


anicka22 on May 6, 2019:

Thank you sooooo much for the amazing mail. Love the beautiful washitapes and the card is amazing!!

susieq11 on Apr 18, 2019:

Thank you so much for the IFM MARCH RAK! I love the postcards!!!! The poodle ones are new to me too! Great stamps and pretty washi on the envelope. Thanks so much for hosting this! ❤️

Cariboocarol on Apr 10, 2019:

Thank you VERY much for the March RAK in the IFM forum! I love ALL the cats you chose for me! It was a wonderful envelope to open!♥️🐈

Ciska76 on Apr 9, 2019:

Thank you so much for the nicely stamped envie filled with such a lovely collection of PCs for the IFM: March RAK. 💕

shirleyinCA on Oct 25, 2018:

Thank you so much for sending the very cool Canadian Starbucks cards - I love them!

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picupurcross on Nov 2, 2016:

Hi ya, friend!! Thought I'd come back to our old stomping grounds and let you know how much I missed you! Hope you're having a great week! Hugs from MO!

msgforjohn on Oct 12, 2016:

Thank you for a nice surprise--the wonderful hand-made envelope, and the long, conjoined-postcard note! Yes, there was a little postcard store in North Beach, apparently long-gone now--but we are talking about the first half of the 90's, here!

tulipqueen on Oct 7, 2016:


Thanks for the beautiful Fish PC. Once again , I am blown away by your beautify lettering! Hope to see you in a swap again soon :)

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