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thecolorofinfinity

thecolorofinfinity
Date Joined: August 11, 2013
Last Online: September 23, 2020
Birthday: December 26, 1982
Country: United States
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About Me

37-year-old writer/zinester/photographer/archivist/activist living in Seattle with an awesome kitty. Wiccan, liberal, feminist, pansexual, native Texan, Capricorn, ENFP, Smith College grad, bookworm.

If you're interested in another place to do some fun swapping, please consider checking out my Facebook group. It's mainly focused on postcards, but there are other organized swaps of packages and other fun stuff!

I am also always looking for people to be regular penpals for trading postcards and/or letters--if you'd be interested please let me know!

I would rather not receive religious or conservative stuff, or anything non-vegetarian. Other than that I'm pretty open to receiving whatever! You are totally welcome to send me stuff involving sex, swearing, etc. My favorite color is purple, but I love most colors, especially a bunch of different ones in combination with each other!

ABOUT MY 1s: They are all from about a decade ago. I was dealing with some major mental health issues at the time and was not able to complete some swaps because of that. I am now doing some new treatments and doing a lot better, and am confident that it won't happen again. You'll see that the vast majority of my ratings are 5s. I hope all swap coordinators can be understanding about this.

PLEASE message me if you haven't received something from me! There's been so much weirdness going on with the mail lately so swaps are often not getting received even when they've definitely been sent. I will always be willing to resend if necessary!

Favorite Music

  • They Might Be Giants
  • Sloan
  • U2
  • The Beatles
  • Warren Zevon
  • Bob Dylan
  • The Long Winters
  • John Vanderslice
  • Bruce Springsteen
  • Steely Dan
  • Simon and Garfunkel
  • The Velvet Underground
  • XTC
  • Shonen Knife
  • Harvey Danger
  • Tacocat
  • Cub

Favorite Authors

  • Sylvia Plath
  • Members of the Beat Generation
  • Members of the Lost Generation, especially F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald
  • The Romantics
  • Emily Dickinson
  • Walt Whitman
  • Robert Lowell
  • Kurt Vonnegut
  • Ray Bradbury
  • The Brontës
  • J.D. Salinger
  • William Shakespeare

Favorite Crafts

  • Sewing
  • Knitting
  • Needle-felting
  • Scrapbooking
  • Embroidery
  • Card-making

Other Favorite Things

  • Anything vintage, especially cameras, typewriters, books, and clothing
  • Anything related to Seattle, Texas, New York City, or England
  • Animals, especially cats and dogs
  • Poetry
  • Accordions
  • Anything colorful
  • Witchy stuff
  • Cute stuff (Sanrio, rainbows, unicorns, Lisa Frank, etc)
  • Weird stuff
  • Cemeteries and other death-related things
  • Literature-related (both reading and writing)

Favorite Postcards

Besides anything related to the things listed above, I particularly love receiving postcards of the following types:

  • Vintage
  • "Greetings From"
  • Maps
  • Touristy stuff of any sort but especially things that are tacky or strange
  • Literature-related
  • Cemeteries
  • Animals
  • History
  • Lantern Press

I don't need any standard touristy Seattle cards--I've got plenty of those since I live here! However, I'd be happy to receive ones that are Lantern Press, vintage, or for more unusual things in town.

Ad cards and homemade cards are fine if they're interesting!

Other Little Things I Collect

  • Postcards
  • Zines
  • Stickers
  • Postage stamps
  • Blank books/journals
  • School supplies
  • Stationery
  • Bookmarks
  • Pencils
  • Mugs
  • Keychainss
  • Pinback buttons
  • Random ephemera

Ratings

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Comment: Thank you very much for the card! I haven't gone to Philly or this park yet, so I am taking notes.
SamanthaMcCall21 rated for Expand my Vocab PC USA #35 on Sep 24, 2020
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Comment: I absolutely love the Cinderella stickers you put on the PC!!
bethe rated for Expand my Vocab PC USA #35 on Sep 21, 2020
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Comment: Thank you! You learn something new everyday :)
nsciambi rated for Art Postcards swap (US) September on Sep 14, 2020
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Comment: Thank you!
squince rated for Art Postcards swap (US) September on Sep 14, 2020
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Comment: thanks
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Comment: Thank you so much for the art postcard! Corvallis is a beautiful place to visit. I see you are near Seattle, which I still haven't seen yet! I was going to an event in October that was cancelled, so hopefully next year. : )
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Comment: Thank you for the nice postcard.
MarHelene rated for Some LOVE for Ad cards #1 on Sep 7, 2020
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Comment: Thank you for the re-send!
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Comment: Fellow Texan! Thanks for the post card I like the Picasso work on the front.
bethe rated for Zine Swap #1 !! on Sep 3, 2020
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Comment: I LOVE your kitty zine and the extra stickers and NKOTB trading card. Thank you for reading my profile and sending something to love :)
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Comment: It is hot here in San Jose, but cooling down. We've also had a lot of fires so it is really smoky, so it may be a good thing that you had to postpone. I love the Vader card, thanks!
TrevorGoesB00 rated for Outer space postcard swap on Sep 1, 2020
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Comment: I really love They Might Be Giants too!
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Comment: Thanks for the beautiful postcard
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Comment: wow, great view!
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Comment: TY for the LONDON PC! Missing England!
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Comment: Hi! Thank you for the card! Talk about a blast from the past! I still read a few LJs, but I haven't posted in years. Those were the good old days!
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Comment: Thank you!
suepier rated for Expand my Vocab PC USA #34 on Aug 28, 2020
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Comment: Thank you for the nice postcard and sharing some new vocabulary with me.

Rating Overview

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4.9425 372 2 2
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Comments

Artistic on Nov 24, 2019:

Hi there! you need to sign in on the Cyber Write-in to be rated a 5 for the swap. We started at 3p Eastern time.

VaGrammy66 on Nov 12, 2013:

Hi! I'm running a December Birthday Card USA Only Swap and thought you might like to join.

Sternenfee on Aug 30, 2013:

Welcome to this site. Maybe you'd like to fill your profile with some more information...likes/dislikes and so on. It's always easier for your future swap partners to find something to send you then :)

Chaz on Jun 13, 2012:

Messed up the first link

They Might Be Giants - Ooh La La!

Chaz on Jun 13, 2012:

HAPPY MUSIC PROFILE COMMENT

Hello Quinn!

OMG TMBG! I am a big fan.

They Might Be Giants - Oh La La

since you might have seen that already. Here is another fun video.

Fujiya & Miyagi - Knickerbocker

Happy Swapping!

Chaz

greenafy on Jun 12, 2012:

Hi! This is for the Happy Music Video Profile Comment swap! So I recently discovered the wonders of the Eurovision Song Contest and wish it aired on American TV, but that's why it's Eurovision, haha. Anyway, This is one of my favorite performances from ESC! It's Pasha Parfeny from Moldova singing Lăutar.

I love the song because it's catchy and upbeat, the choreography is interesting, and the dancers' outfits are unique! Hope you enjoy it!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vIy0EtEeLEw

pikaboo8 on Jun 12, 2012:

Dear wallflowergrownwild,

Hi! Being your partner in the Happy Music Video Profile Comment swap, I am glad to share this song that I like as well as the movie clip that was made for it. It is from Kina Grannis, a half Japanese and half American pop singer.

I hope you will like it. Have a lovely day!


In Your Arms


LeSillyMe on Aug 26, 2010:

Hey Quinn, it is me! :3

2planetearth on Aug 18, 2010:

I hope you enjoyed the package I sent. It's unfortunate you did not acknowledge what I sent- be it good or bad. You are rude by not responding to PM's and rating.

2planetearth on Aug 10, 2010:

Hi Quinn, I am your partner for Decorate and Fill a Pringles Can * USA I sent the package out 07/26/10 and sent you a few P.M's Seems like your very busy now but I wanted to know if you received the package sent? Thanks

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