Swap-bot Time: August 15, 2018 5:26 pm


Date Joined: May 29, 2011
Last Online: August 14, 2018

Country: United States
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About Me

Yay Vegan! Being vegan is the best and most important thing about me! I love being vegan!

I'm a reader: science fiction, animal fiction, mainstream, and random non-fiction.

I keep a paper journal. And a blog, occasionally.

I'm a photographer and I print my photos up as postcards.

I enjoy art in many forms. Mail Art is awesome... And I especially love handmade cards and postcards!

Favorite Crafts

Photography My focus is urban wildlife. I go for walks every weekend and take pictures of nature; I love trees, birds, flowers and any kinds of animals that I find, including bugs and pets. Photography is definitely my passion, and I love sharing my photos with the world as postcards...

Postcards I've been involved in a (5 card) monthly postcard exchange since July 2008... and now I send out 100 to 150 postcards every month! I use desktop publishing software to turn my photos into postcards, which I print at home on a (very temperamental) high-end printer.

Gardening I'm a terrible gardener, but I still end up with more cherry tomatoes than I can eat! I'm mostly there for the photo opportunities. ;)

∞ Rarely: Drawing, Crochet, Book Making, Making Bookmarks

Fav TV and Movies

I don't watch much tv, but there are a few shows I like... Doctor Who (I love the new, but it all started with the old!), and I'll watch Firefly over and over!

Movies: Legend (the one with Unicorns!), LadyHawke, The NeverEnding Story, Ever After, The Secret Life of Pets, Serenity


Postcards I'd love to receive nature, animals or art postcards. But I'm not picky! I just like to get mail: send me anything, and then write something interesting in the text block! :) Also love handmade postcards!

∞ Other than Nature and Animals, I am also very interested in Ocean themes and Astronomy, Star Gazing, and Outer Space themes.

Animals I truly love all animals, even bugs, but here are a few of my most favorite! Chickens & Turkeys, Crows, Dolphins, Elephants, Equines, Foxes, Frogs, Guinea Pigs, Humpback Whales, Mice & Rats, Octopuses, Sea Horses, Squirrels!

Favorite Books

Oh my gosh, I love to read! I also love to buy books! I tend to buy more than I have time to read. There is also a big place in my heart for ebooks, I love my Kindle!

I enjoy reading science fiction, but lately I'm reading a lot of non-fiction. I love to read about nature and animals. And also an autobiography here and there.

Someday, I'd Like to TRY...

crochet amigurumi

stamp carving

drawing and colouring my own postcards

I ♥ Swap-Bot

Getting all kinds of mail certainly brightens my day, but I love to create and send mail! I enjoy sharing my photography on the postcards and notecards I make. I like to read profiles and figure out what I have that will make my mailing partner happy. I enjoy challenging myself occasionally with different kinds of swaps.

Yay, Mailbox Joy!


LucyTaylor rated for TGIF Weekend Notecard #106 on Aug 9, 2018
USAFwife rated for Collected journal swaps #9 - Int'l on Aug 7, 2018
Comment: Thank you for the amazing journal entries! Thanks so much for giving this series a try, and I hope to see you back again. :)
HappyMom rated for TGIF Weekend Notecard #111 on Aug 2, 2018
Comment: It's always so good to hear from you - the hiking you've done and the pictures you've taken are magnificent! That chipmunk and the butterfly - amazing! Thank you!!
Fabriqueen rated for TGIF Weekend Notecard #110 on Jul 30, 2018
Comment: Thank you so much for the lovely card about your weekend and beautiful photos. Hugs, Diane
midteacher rated for Take a Walk Series-July on Jul 25, 2018
Comment: I adore how you put this series together each time. I enjoy reading your notes on your walks especially the quirky things that happen. And I love looking at the photos you took. I appreciate all the work you put into putting this swap together!
Leftie rated for TGIF Weekend Notecard #109 on Jul 24, 2018
Comment: 🌺🐿🐾....Your beautiful notecard just compels me to look at it! I love 💕 the nature photos they are gracing the refrigerator!😃...🐾🐿🌺🐾🐿🌺
Sarahldf rated for First and last lines No.3 on Jul 19, 2018
Comment: This book sounds interesting, I will have to look up the author! Thanks :)
paolabear rated for First and last lines No. 2 on Jul 18, 2018
Comment: Omg I'm so sorry for the delayed rating D: I was waiting for the post card in the mail but it turned out that it had been delivered and had just fallen into a different part of my mailbox and I never noticed it lol. But the book definitely sounds interesting! I'll have to give it a read whenever I get a chance :) :)
Comment: Thank you so much for the yellow rose postcard, I love it! We have a rose garden park here in Connecticut too (Elizabeth Park) and I so enjoy going there to picnic and spend time relaxing.
drmichaelaquinn rated for TGIF Weekend Notecard #108 on Jul 12, 2018
Comment: I love the photographs you included, they were so lovely!
Econnolly1 rated for Interest me No. 60 on Jul 10, 2018
Comment: Interesting book about bees!!!
Judykkm rated for TGIF Weekend Notecard #107 on Jul 7, 2018
Comment: Thank you for the beautiful notecard! Ugh, so sorry to hear the start of your weekend wasn't too good but the remainder sounded very nice. The pictures you included are beautiful as well. Thank you!
Xira rated for Top Swap PC on Jul 5, 2018
Comment: Thank you so much for the bird-postcard (awesome that it is your own pic!). Have a great summer! Groetjes Barbara
midteacher rated for Take a Walk Series-June on Jul 4, 2018
Comment: The Owen Rose Garden looks like such an amazing place! So happy you had great work and were able to take such stunning photos! Loved this swap from you and greatly appreciate all the time and effort you put into creating it!
beckra rated for A Flower Photo on Jun 26, 2018
Comment: Thanks so much for the photos full of rich color! Those columbia lilies are amazing....
mariewilliams810 rated for MY Photo PC Swap on Jun 24, 2018
Comment: Thanks for sharing your bird friend with me. I think I need to make it a goal to spend more time in nature and make some little friends myself.
Jonward32 rated for A Flower Photo on Jun 23, 2018
Comment: Very pretty photos and envelope thank you! Go vegan!
Jessicat rated for TGIF Weekend Notecard #105 on Jun 22, 2018
Comment: I just loved reading about your weekend! Thank you for the pictures too. Also, you're the first person to send me something with a bioluminescent stamp! I hadn't seen one yet and it is really neat! You got a lot done last weekend, go you! I like to spend my free time sleeping in, lol. Thank you again.
MNJoviGirl rated for A Flower Photo on Jun 21, 2018
Comment: Lovely!

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USAFwife on Aug 4, 2018:

Thank you so much for your surprise post card. :) The butterfly is beautiful! Thanks so much for sharing your photography with me. :) ~Cindi

Stargazer008 on Jul 18, 2018:

How cool is that!!!! I won in the postcard roulette! Thank you so much for the wonderful surprise in my letter box! I really enjoyed your little story! And now have a lovely evening.

Fullsteampowell on Jul 18, 2018:

Thank you for the unassigned Postcard Roulette card! That squirrel is adorable.

katmandu on Jul 17, 2018:

Postcard Roulette Comeback (July 2018)

Hi Rift- I received the "unassigned" PC and love the pic on the front and the story on the back! Here's a cute baby fox for your profile!! ❤❤❤


Thank you-


myancey on Jul 13, 2018:

Thank u for the beautiful owl postcard for unassigned roulette! love it! but so sad how wildlife gets treated :( thanks have a good wknd!

LisaWithAKiss on Jun 11, 2018:

Thank you for angeling that notecard swap Force me! I loved reading your letter and wanted to thank you for those pretty pictures too. Ducklings are so cute! Thanks again!

Traceyk on Jun 8, 2018:

Thank you for the postcard! I loved it!!!! :)

Gnoe on Apr 30, 2018:

Helleu my dear, thank you for your wonderful Blue Bird postcard! That creature is stunning and adorable at the same time!!! swoon We don't have any of those cutie pies here in the Netherlands -- I so wish we did. Sending you good vibes -- NO MORE BAD LUCK!!!

MarinaB on Apr 26, 2018:

Hello! Thank you so much for the wonderful tulips PC! That was really kind of you! It's one of the most beautiful PC I've ever received! Have a great weekend! ;-)

inkyplum on Mar 27, 2018:

Thank you for the lovely, albeit unexpected photograph postcard! It brightened my day! I’ll be sure to sign up to more of the TGIF swaps once baby is here and all is settled! Hope you’re well ❤️

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