Swap-bot Time: July 21, 2024 6:47 pm


Date Joined: August 9, 2011
Last Online: July 19, 2024
Birthday: November 2, 1977
Country: United States
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About Me

Sometimes I just blip off the radar. I'm around, though. :)

Scrapbooker, avid Sci Fi fan, Reader, Music listener, Adventurer, Foodie, Witch, Anglophile. I watch a ton of educational/explainer videos on Youtube. More than normal TV, if I'm honest.

Scrapbooker - I love full page spreads. I tend toward 12x12 albums the most. I like stamping, but I'm not crazy over it. I especially love distressed and antique looks.

Avid Sci Fi fan - and fantasy too! Shows include Firefly, Doctor Who, Torchwood, Warehouse 13, The Flash, Arrow, Orphan Black, etc. The X-files will always be the very favorite. Great news about the mini-series!

Reader - I'll read anything, but mostly scifi. Turns out I don't much care for sword and sorcery fantasy. Love Harry Potter, of course. I guess that's wand and sorcery though...

Music Listener - I love a lot of styles of music. Queen is the greatest band to exist now and in the future. I also like Rush, Sponge, Kaiser Chiefs, etc. I really really like opera and classical music too.

Adventurer - I travel. Often. I go out of the country about every 5 years, otherwise I keep it local. I'm in the middle of a baseball adventure that will take me to every ballpark in MLB. Vanlifer, hiker, National Park visitor :)

Foodie - I'll try anything once. Except maybe bugs. I am a pretty good cook and love cake. I meant it. I love cake more than some people I know. I love my Crock Pot!

Witch - I am a witch. A wiccan witch. Witch Witch Witch. And I do want to talk about it. haha.

Dart Player - I always thought I was a cricket shooter, but in my later years, I've become more of an 01 shooter! Life is funny. Anyway, fun flights are always welcome. I have made custom ones too (slide paper and thin sealant). FUN.

Anglophile - I love all things British. Seriously, even the food and especially the beer! Incidentally, there's been something of a ban on imported british chocolates here in new york. tragic, really. its just on cadbury products and anything that looks like something hersey makes. (because we make them shitty and rather than improve they'd rather sue and get the competition to leave the country).

Favorite Crafts

I enjoy a wide range of crafts. I sew clothing, make jewelry, crochet, and scrapbooking. I love making new things and trying new crafts. Also cooking and baking!

Things I don't need

I love my scrapbooking, but I'm not as into stamping. I find that I only use a stamp once or twice if that. I'm happy to swap the ones that do get (usually in grab bags from conventions).
Otherwise, I happy to try new things and see if I can work an unusual piece of something into my work!
Also, I don't care for disney so much. I like it, I just don't craft with it or visit the parks or care for its merchandise. Or kawaii or inchies or matchboxes. If you are wondering, just ask. :)

Extra Notes

I'm a married, 45 year old woman living just outside New York City.
Andor is the best show in production right now. Every frame of it is a work of its own art.

My Politics

I don't like the attitude of "I don't like politics". No one likes it, but we all have to deal with it. I am a Socialist. I realize that is not what my country is about at the moment and I understand 'both sides' are mostly the same in a way (monetarily). But I will lean toward the 'side' that affords more rights to people. And more consideration of the environment/world we all have to live on. Trans people are people and deserve every right that I (a non trans person) have. All this nonsense about oppressing LGBTQ+ people and their art is total horseshit. I love to talk about/act on ways to make the whole world a better place in general (even with the heightened awareness/paranoia of the internet, this is still the best time in human history to be alive). And even listen to other points of view (not conspiracy nutters like birds aren't real or whatever). Silence keeps things stagnant and stagnation is death.


In an attempt to make this easier to reference, here's a simple list:

Nerdy things
National Parks Tea
Jewlery making
Sewing garments and accessories
The color green
Organic food
Spring and Fall
Letter writing
Victorian things
Edwardian things
Email swaps
Short Stories
Photography Handmade things
Home decor (pillows, wall art, etc)
Your Mom
Older people with great stories
Serial Killers and other True Crime
World cultures Polish Spoons (those ones at airports)
Adult Toys
Action Figures
Comic Books
Yarn Tacos


ATCs, inchies, matchboxes, etc - Too tiny for me to manage.
Ephemera - I have plenty of my own. Not hoarding plenty, but more than I'd like.
Books with notes in the margin - unless it pre-dates 1900.
Christian Items - I'm not Christian.
Kawaii Friendship Books - I don't get it.
Zentangles - I don't get those either.
Old/Used Stamps - Unless its pre 1900.

Current Obsessions

Andor - The best Star Wars since Star Wars

The new Extreme album is amazing. Six. Check it. They are having a well deserved resurgence.

Going back to school at 45 to be an Earth Science teacher. I love this little blue marble.


Comment: Thank you so much! This went into my stocking to open at Yule.
hazelwitch3 rated for SPCP: Live in Concert on Jul 4, 2024
Comment: Great pictures! I particularly like the second Rush picture and the third Extreme picture -- I think you've really captured the interplay between the musicians. And I love the picture of the Rush drummer surrounded by all those drums! But all of them are excellent. I've done a fair amount of gig photography and I know how challenging it is, particularly with changing (and not always helpful!) lighting effects. Well done.
armadillogal rated for SPCP: Live in Concert on Jun 30, 2024
Comment: Thanks for the shots! I saw two of the guys from Extreme at Alice Cooper's Christmas Pudding! My first husband played keyboards but we were only married a couple years. Rush was one of my brothers favorite bands.
Comment: Got it. I'm getting excited. Halfway there.
pianoheart rated for BS&S~ June Stocking Stuffer on Jun 25, 2024
Comment: Received a very nicely wrapped and packaged surprise. Thank you and Merry Yule!
MelissaLB rated for BS&S~ May 2024 Stocking Stuffer on May 28, 2024
Comment: Thank you! I look forward to opening on Yule!
ariestess rated for WC~ May Stocking Stuffer 2024 on May 22, 2024
Comment: Thank you! Can't wait to open this in December!
MelissaLB rated for BS&S ~ March Stocking Stuffer 2024 on Mar 27, 2024
Comment: Thank you! I’ve added it to my stocking. So far, I’ve been able to resist opening the presents. ;)
ariestess rated for WC ~ March Stocking Stuffer 2024 on Mar 25, 2024
Comment: Thank you! I can't wait to open this on Yule! I'll be back in December with further commentary!
PrincessLeia rated for BS&S: Yule Greetings 2023 on Feb 26, 2024
Comment: Hello Theresa, Thankyou for BOTH beautiful cards. Your photos are really cool and the prayer cards are great! And i love the chewbacca post card! I do love bees - he was beeing a very good model indeed! Hope you had a great celebration and wishing you a fantastic year of the dragon! 🐲🐉🐲🐉🐲 ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️
Response: I am so glad you got it!! I hope your summer is going well. <3
PrairieKittin rated for WC ~ February Stocking Stuffer on Feb 26, 2024
Comment: Put in stocking. Thank you!!
MelissaLB rated for BS&S ~ February Stocking Stuffer on Feb 24, 2024
Comment: Thank you so much for the stocking stuffer gift. I’m excited to add it to my stocking.
ariestess rated for WC ~ January Stocking Stuffer on Jan 23, 2024
Comment: Thank you for sending along the stocking stuffer! I'll be back in December to gush more once I've opened it!
Raven93 rated for BS&S ~ January 2024 stocking stuffer on Jan 17, 2024
Comment: Thank you very much!
khoffmaster13 rated for WC~ Yule gift on Dec 19, 2023
Comment: It is beautiful! I hung it up immediately. Thank you so much!
pahasiga rated for SPCP: Photo notecards on Dec 7, 2023
Comment: Thank you, the photos are interesting and the notecards so beautiful!
Comment: Thank you! This went into my stocking to open on Yule.
Raven93 rated for BS&S: Good Day Tarot #8 on Nov 16, 2023
Comment: Thank you very much! I appreciate your positive interpretation and love the beach pic!
DreamCloud rated for BS&S: Good Day Tarot #10 on Nov 14, 2023
Comment: Theresa, thank you for the card reading! It’s definitely a message I need to hear this week 💜
Comment: Oh my Goddess! I adore these!!! The Tarot cards are exquisite! And, did you make the bag with the wolf on it? Beautiful!! Thank you so very much!!

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PrairieKittin on Apr 19, 2023:

Thank you so much for the beautiful stone picture! I love it!!

LadyGuenevere on Feb 1, 2023:

Hello Theresa! :)

Opera, food, and books; From London to Manhattan I've found a twin soul.

Profile Comment Haiku Composed by me, just for you...

(I am so sorry this is very late! I've had some health issues slow down my swaps the last 10 days or so, but I very much enjoyed reading your profile! We have a lot in common..if you're ever seeking a new pen pal, let me know! :) )

MWMBpageants on Jan 28, 2023:

I hope You don't mind;
I've made you some Slams. Some Crams.
Other Swap-y Things.

(I am so super sorry this is SO LATE.... I really struggled trying to get the Pictures I took of a handful of FBs I made , to appear on the Comment section, lol.... I am clearly NOT the most tech savvy person on here.... BUT! I do truly hope you don't mind that I've made A BUNCH of super cute Crams, Decos, Slams, Lyrix, FBs, Sticker Bags, etc for You.... I have already sent out a few of them!)
Also I am sending Love and Positivity !!

heidiblooms on Jan 22, 2023:

Hello Theresa!
I see that you like tea, too
Have a great New Year!
Swap: Profile Comment Haiku

Millia on Jan 22, 2023:

Hi! Here's a simple dream of mine in a form of a haiku:

I dream of softness:
gentle colors, quietness and
endless cups of tea

Profile Comment Haiku

erinhayden on Jan 22, 2023:

(Profile Comment Haiku - The 'Yes, I CAN count to 7" version!)

erinhayden on Jan 22, 2023:

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SabrinaDeeBerry on Apr 29, 2013:

Wishing you a happy spring ♡

sleepingrover2010 on Jan 2, 2013:

CONGRATULATIONS!!! You did well on the Money! Money! Money! Swap. You did not quite make it to the grand total, but what you did make helped you out with a down payment on a larger apartment. My rating for you is a 5. I am glad to hear that you are going to do the saving again in 2013. Happy New Year!!!!

AdorablyDead on Jun 24, 2012:

Blacklisted Profile Stalker Swap- Sorry this is coming to you so late, I got the deadline mixed up. Awesome,another person with interest in serial killers. I have the most horribly morbid curiosity when it comes to murderers.

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