I anyone would ever like a slam made for them, just pm me your details/what name you'd like on it - address... etc.. I'll include it in the next group swap I am in (the swaps come out every two weeks) 7/3/15
You will never know how much it cost the present generation to preserve your freedom!
I hope you will make good use of it.
If you do not, I shall repent in Heaven that I ever took half the pains to preserve it.”
— John Adams
Dear Swappers, Please Read: If I haven't rated you yet, it's because I have not had a chance to get to my rented post box. Their hours aren't always my hours. So... hang tight, and I'll rate when I get downtown to pick up my stuff. Thank you -
Oh - also -- If you ever receive a postage due from me - plmk and I will reimburse Immediately..
Sorry, but, due to the horrendously expensive overseas postage prices, I've pretty much discontinued my international swapping. (7/2014)
Firstly - The only things that I take all that seriously are, the Ideals of Heaven, and, the Foundational Principles of these once Sovereign States. -- Everything else is pretty much fun and games.
Then .. for the S-B stats :
I'm a definite night-owl.. I've not yet out-grown yakking all night in coffee shops, about philosophy, exchange of view-points, ideals, socio-political ideas, every-day chit-chat, and, whatever people at the table are into.
My Likes? - Reading Swap-Bot profiles!! :-) (snoopy, huh??)
Stuff I especially like is: Gold Bars, Private Islands, Expensive Fast Convertibles -- Any donation cheerfully accepted.
Then... In General Stuff I Like....
Items with a Travel, Sophisticated, or, Music theme....
I also like most anything I can use for Entertaining, and, Desk/Office/Pen-pal/Paper-crafting related.
Also Likes :.... posies, islands, soft gentle breezes, harps, holidays, slams, theatre, bal du moulin de la galette, coffees, kitcheny, feminine, glittery, icy cold watermelon on a hot summers day, astronomy, cowboys, indians, fast cars, horse-back riding, nano-tech, kickin' along the beach at twilight, surprises ...... I don't know! - I like so many things! - If it's not goth, vulgarity, x-rated, blood or gore - I'll probably like it .
I am Very easy to please,
Then... Some stuff in more specific terms.. But - realize - this is only an aperçu - I really love a lot, and, really love surprises, and, I love to try new things, and would love to receive something you would send, or, make, even if it has nothing to do with my "likes". This List is just to give you some ideas: So, here are some other themes/designs/stuff I like..
A : abstract, aero-space, airplanes, amish, amusement parks, ancient comic strips, ancient to pre-'90's comic books, ancient histories, antiquarian books, aquariums, artsy, Asterix, atomic, audio books, avant-garde
B : Bal du moulin de la Galette, ballet, beatnik, bicycles, birdies, boating, british fox-hunting scenes, bubbles, bunnies, burned cd/dvds, buttercups
C : carnations, carousels, castles, champagne, cherries, chickies, chocolate!, Christmas, creativity
D : dance, delicate, die-cuts, disneyland, doxies
E : Easter, Easter lillies
F : feminine, flower carts, France - but not so much the Eiffel Tower (... altho it's ok)
G : galaxy, ghost towns, gingerbreadman, glass, glittery, grapes
H : happy mail, harbors, harps, hawaii, history, holland, holography
I : ikebana, inclement weather, individuality, interesting angles of photography, interior decorating, international musics
J : joking around
K : kaleidoscopes
L : lady jayne ltd, leanin' tree, Liberty Bell, local musics, long hair accessories
M : magazines, maps, musical scales
N : nautical, newspaper design, night-life, northern lights, note-cards (blank)
O : ocean, off-the-beaten-track finds
P : paper napkins (decorative), parasols, pegasus, perfume, peridot, phoenicopterus, piggy banks, pink poodles, posey, pitchers, picture post-cards, pretty stars, prisms
R : rain, rainbows, renoir, rive gauche culture, route 66
S : samples, scotties, scuba diving, seahorse, shakespeare, shamrocks, snow, strawberries, slams, sophisticated, sparkly, stickers, surfing, surprises, swans
T : travel, tropical islands, tulips
U : ultra-modern, umbrellas, un-conventional-eccentric items like those shelf-sitting-birds that dip their beaks in water, unique discoveries, unusual shaped pc's
V : valentines day, vintage
W : watercolors, waterfalls, website recommendations, whimsical
My favorite colors would probably be categorized as: Seasonal
Just Sayin' .... I'm not here to bust your bank account or cause you stress - I'm just here to have fun.
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Oh, I'm not too crazy about Mary Engelbreit, rose decor, oven gloves, lips designs, fringe on towels and such, dollar store & such stores, empty mailboxes, vanilla scents, soccer, Starbucks, blood & gore or nudity.... And, I can't eat sugar... sigh...
Also not crazy about a picture, with a word telling what the picture is - ie: a picture of an apple on a towel, and, the word " apple " on it... Like, I can't figure out it's an apple? I guess I'd rather see pictures than words...
My A, B, C likes, will probably give you a direction in my postcard Likes.
I am not a serous collector of postcards - Altho I do get some that are hard to part with - I do prefer to see pictures with no writing on front - But - that is not written in stone - It's just a preference. I know those are difficult to find - but - If you do have some that you'd like to send, please do.
I also like street scenes - I like to see what a town looks like ... but I like all - I've gotten some I never knew existed - Sooo... Send anything - I just love them all - Well, except those art cards, like Still Life and such - I already know what great art looks like ...
Update 5/2016: I have numerous requests for pc's from several people I know who do collect pc's -- If you can accommodate the subjects below for them, please do - I'll save them up, and give them as a surprise Christmas or birthday present Thank you so much :
Ghost towns, covered bridges, state parks, interesting architecture and buildings in small town America, coffee/tea cards, anything having to do with yarn crafts no matter where in the world they are from, violins, pianos, books, elephants, - and - ANYTHING related to Paris.
1/28/2017 -- Thank you, Everyone who sent those pc's -- I gave them to Karla and her daughter for Christmas - They were So surprised - and LOVED them! Thanks again !
If you happen to have any slams, fb's, bags. or a few x-slips, gathering dust, and want to move them along - Do tuck them into any swap you might send - or - just send them anytime. I play them and move them along quickly.
Grand Prix, Bonjour Tristesse, The Unknown -1927, American in Paris, Just Visting, South Pacific, Of Human Hearts, Endless Summer, Toward the Unknown, Sgt. York, The Men Who Stare at Goats, King of Kings, Robinson Crusoe on Mars, The Blue Lamp, The Sun Also Rises, Ride the Wild Surf ... Oh - so many - I am lately even discovering the Silent Film, and, Film-noir genre, which I find fascinating.
I've read zillions of books in my life, so it's really difficult to pare this down to a few, but, on cursory reflection, I'd say my more favorite authors are Homer, Hemmingway, Heinlein, Roy Masters, John Milton, Michael Savage, Mark Levin
hawaiian, at the moment.. or french. .. the blast, röyksopp.. dow jones, tchaikovsky, walk off the earth, a good sax, diamond in the rough.. christmas carols, ravel, instrumentals, harps, background loungey, off-the-beaten-track singers .. but, as i said above, i am open to pretty much everything..
Hal Lindsey Report, Creation in the 21st Century, Dr. Hugh Ross, The Wall Builders series, Mob Wives, Too Cute, I Want That.
... but she hasn't yet even opened the two pm's I sent her about these tags...
5,4,3,2,1 Tag - USA Only ... 5 ft roll of washi tape Never heard from @xoDori
Beyond generously angeled by @crochetjunkie with three - 15 foot - each! - washi tapes! Thank you beyond belief, cj! What a fabulous surprise! I never ever thought I'd ever get an angel on this! Thank you sooo much. (2/8/2016)
I've got what you want tag - US Only - 3 Forever Stamps by @katcher (11/3/14) ..... Surprisingly and Generously Angeled by @Babsmomof5 (1/9/2016)
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