Last Online: July 27, 2019
Birthday: December 9, 1957
Country: United States
I AM GOING TO BE TAKING A BREAK FROM SWAP-BOT FOR 6-12 MONTHS. I WILL BE BACK BUT AT PRESENT MY HEALTH IS BEING A REAL CHALLENGE. SO, I NEED TO TAKE A BREAK TO REST AND RECUPERATE. IT WILL NOT TAKE MY ILLNESS AWAY BUT MAYBE MY QUALITY OF LIFE IMPROVES SOME WITH REST AND TIME. I am a former elementary school teacher who was placed on disability about 11 years ago due to poor and serious health concerns. I am the aunt to 5 nephews and 4 nieces. One of my nieces is adopted and from Ethiopia. Her name is Mihret (mih-ret). I love making ATC, cards, Skinny cards, books, pocket letters, pen pal kits, and button fairies. I also like to collect postcards, notecards, and ATCs.
My favorite music is soft and easy rock. I also like Wyndam Hills music. I like folk music. I enjoy Christian music; especially chant music. I also enjoy world music.
I am a reader of novels by many different authors. I enjoy romantic novels, mystery and suspense, Christian-based books(both fiction and useable materials), children's books(informational books, alphabet books), Some authors I like:
I don't go to many movies but here are some movies that I have enjoyed. I especially love to watch the old movies on TCM(Turner Classic Movies).
Sound of Music
Gone with the Wind
Wizard of Oz
Father of the Bride series(old version)
Dr. Kildare(old movie series)
I enjoy watching TV. There are quite a few shows I enjoy watching. I enjoy watching a variety of shows.
How to Get Away With Murder
Law and Order(all of them)
This Is Us
Miss Fisher's Mysteries
Rizzoli and Isles
Postcards--art, state(send me a note about this), no touristy cards, animals(prefer unique animals), unique places, actors, actresses, books, New Yorker or other magazines, old ads, I like my postcards sent in Envelopes.
supplies for pocket letters-stickers, ephermera,die-cuts, ribbon, items for putting in the pockets
supplies for cards--die cuts, ribbon(wide--up to 1- 1/2,no smaller than 3/4inch solid colors),ephermera(pictures for one example), wooden accents, paperand/or silk flowers or others, mediums, in a variety of colors, lace(white and in color, wide--up to 1 inch, no smaller than than 1/2 inch), card packets(square cards, other card shapes)
playing cards with interesting backs on them, preferably different pictures but will also take designs, not the standard blue or red backgrounds
paper, designed, 4x6 up to 8 1/2 x 11, no solids
wooden accents of various objects, no smaller than a 1/2 inch and no larger than 3/4 inch, choose ones that might work for cards, pocket letters or ATCs
flowers--paper and other mediums,small flowers of various colors to use for a variety of art experiences
Tim Holtz Supplies--alcohol inks, alcohol ink pads, and other supplies, love the artistic supplies,
rubber stamps--holidays, birthday, alphabets, ink pads(check with me about colors)
3-D stickers of all the states(Hobby Lobby has these), 3-D stickers of other things, stickers of many other things
coloring books--I like postcards to color, cards to color, religious coloring books, cat coloring books, cities coloring book Flower coloring books, Lost Ocean Book, NO Harry Potter Coloring books,
Knitting supplies--circular needles(size 16", 24" and if there is one smaller than 16" that would be great ), knitting bag, multicolor yarns that are for scarves and/or blankets etc.(ask clerks, not sock yarn), bamboo needles(sizes 7, 9,), knitting books that have easy patterns,
nine pocket plastic baseball card holders(amazon has a box of 100 and I think you can get packages of 25),
ATC cards (White cards and brown cards--Hobby Lobby carries them in packages of 25 I think. they are $1.99 They are cut to the size of the plastic pockets.)
Colorful Cardstock Paper--Solid or Print in Packages
Varied Scrapbooking Supplies that can be put in the Pockets as gifts (I cut apart a package of stickers to put in a pocket for example)
Baking--some utensils,minor ingredients,( not flour, sugar, butter, oil, vanilla, etc) send a recipe
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