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Date Joined: August 8, 2009
Last Online: October 22, 2018
Birthday: May 15
Country: United States
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About Me

Hi! My name is Michelle. I"m 38 years old. I like to take long walks on the river front (can't say beach I live in Idaho!) I am a mom to a wonderful 18 year old young man. We have a cat that rules our house from the door knobs down. If I sit at my computer too longer she will be in my lap pleading for pets. We lead pretty boring and mellow lives but we live it up when we can. We live in a small town but we are not small town minded either.

Like: I like tea, cocoa, ciders and Dr. Pepper.

Geometric shapes, Hello Kitty, Snowmen, Cats, Gerbena Daisies (i'd love some stationary), Pandas, learning things about other cultures, postcards, hanging out with my aunt making things and drinking tea with her, Origami creations (I can make a paper box but it is not true origami), I enjoy the wildlife in our area I've seen: Elk, Moose, Cougars (those that are women, college and the real animals), White Tail and Mule Deer, Wild Turkies, and I've seen some bear.

Favorite Music

I listen to such a wide variety of music it scares most people. I listen to music that is both popular in the US, artists from other countries, and across a wide variety of genres. A smile is the only thing that out does my belief that music is one thing that transcends every culture.

Favorite Books

I enjoy reading and much like my music I don't exactly read a lot of "main stream stuff."

I use my public library to listen to audio books via overdrive and/or Libby. I also enjoy Librovox.org books.

Nicholas Sparks, Patrick F McManus, Jodi Picoult, Kristin Hannah, historical fiction and anything my son writes.

My favorite book is Population 485: Meeting your Neighbors one siren at a time by Michael Perry.

I recently discovered Elin Hilderbrand (Read Nantucket Nights) Kristin Hannah, (Read Firefly Lane & On Mystic Lake) Jodi Picoult (read: Nineteen Minutes, Plain Truth Harvesting the heart, The Tenth Circle, I own My sister's keeper, Mercy, Salem Falls and Change of heart)


--Pay Day stickers (Automatic Heart for these)

--snail mail games to be played in the mail

--stickers nickle sized or larger

--address labels

--Puzzle Postcards

--postcards (especially non-tourist)


--quotes and verses (especially positive ones)

--reading lists are welcomed.

--Netflix recommendations



--fun puzzles

--smashed pennies, nickels, quarters

--other uniquely interesting coins/currency including those from your country.

--bath salts, bubble baths, small lotions

--Mint flavored anything lotion, chap stick, candies, tea, etc

--Reese's PB Cups (mini's are awesome)

-3.5" Go Cutter Tumblers.

-Gutterman 100% Cotton Thread. (I have an older machine this is the stuff that works the best in my machine). Any color.

--Cat Nip Toys, small cat toys. She's picky so please don't spend an excessive amount of funds on these.

--Essential oils. Just about any of them.

--air freshener for the car the flat ones (like the trees, sometimes they come in other shapes but the flat ones)

--mini magnets for the fridge

--images from magazines and such (not computer generated art but actual pictures) of ADULTS bicycling, any season.

--colored paper clips, I work in a busy medical office I can have colored paper clips but not the fun shapes or the ones that flags on them. Just the plain colored ones.


I like standard sized postcards.

I like a postcard that says stuff on it (example The front contains an Elk. I like when the back says "This is an elk, native animal to the mountain regions of the US and eastern Asia. It eats plant matter, sheds it's horns in the spring and typically females have one calf in the spring."

Instead of "Elk--Cervus Canadensis")

I like animals, scenery, cats, hedgehogs, pigs, quilts, pretty much anything really.

If you have an odd, dirty, or inappropriate postcard, or one that you ended up with and you simply do not know where to use it....please send it my way and let me know that it is a postcard of this nature.

Most of what I have access to in my area is tourist postcards and love getting non-tourist postcards that are blank for sending.

I also participate with postcrossing.com


if you do not know what geocaching is www.geocaching.com

I'm washington_maverick on there as well. I have over 1600 finds. I do participate with trackables and within a short amount of time can hit WA, OR, and ID (Please do NOT purchase a new trackable for me. I will pass them along but do not wish to own my own).

Because of this hobby I am always looking for small items to leave in caches like mini toys, small pens/pencils, match box cars, etc.

Thanks, But No Thanks

I try hard to not be picky but a few things, I don't like....


*bits of papers

*list pads

*single random playing cards


Natasa rated for Stuff the Mailbox- International on Oct 18, 2018
Stacy97 rated for Stuff the Mailbox #11 on Oct 17, 2018
Comment: ❤️thank you!❤️
ladyaduial rated for Stuff the Mailbox- International on Oct 15, 2018
Comment: Thank you!
Comment: Thank you for taking the time to write a card about your hometown. We have Winco in California too, but not everywhere. I loved the bulk bins, but there are none where I live now, sadly. I have to go to health stores for that.
bjansen rated for "What the Heck..." PC Swap #1 on Oct 13, 2018
Comment: A train postcard for the traveling postcard - ha ha!
Cupcake436 rated for Stuff the Mailbox- International on Oct 12, 2018
Karen07 rated for Stuff the Mailbox- International on Oct 12, 2018
Comment: Thank you!
Comment: Really cool postcard! Love it. And i am sooo use to people spelling my name wrong. It’s the one L thing. 😊🧡
Response: I have worked with someone for 4 years, she still spells my name with one L. 🙄 Glad you liked the postcard!
christy102194 rated for Stuff the Mailbox #10 on Oct 9, 2018
Bendabb rated for Mega Blank PC Swap #2 on Oct 9, 2018
Comment: I will get to Montana one of these days...;) Love the postcard! Be well <3
Response: I recommend NE Montana and the Bitterroot Valley. Two different landscapes and both equally beautiful.
Comment: Thanks for the postcard! I loved the picture of the dragon on it!
Comment: Nice to meet you fellow Geocacher. I "really do need" to follow thru and post when I go. My brother does and I just forget. Been going to the local meetings though, have you? Thanks for a lovely postcard. Enjoy the beauty of Autumn.
Comment: Hi Skype buddy! You need to put a pic of Mercedes on your Profile so we can admire her! Love your PC, so what are you going to do with the other 180 of them! The most I have of one PC is 30 "Pete The Cat" PCs, you may get one in the future! FYI: your "postman" box was NOT checked, but it was a substitute today! Thank you!
Response: I have sent/traded the other 175... I have 5 left! I like Pete the Cat! I don't know how to put pictures on my profile or Mercedes would be there! Thanks for letting me know about the "postman" box!
nolagirl rated for Stuff the Mailbox #11 on Oct 6, 2018
Comment: Thank you!
NikGodwin rated for Stuff the Mailbox #11 on Oct 5, 2018
Comment: Thanks for the goodies! loved the ice cream cone!
Comment: Thank you for the PC! We buy in bulk at thrift stores because it's cheap! Oh, and the box was not checked so I guess the Postman didn't read the PC!
Response: I am a thrift store gal for most things! I made the postal worker comment on all the cards. I guess no postal workers have read the cards yet.
Comment: Thank you

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SpringPearl5 on Oct 11, 2018:

omg i would pay day stickers too! you are the first person i met on here that collects them

katmandu on Oct 6, 2018:

Hi Mom!


Love you-


notme78 on Aug 30, 2018:

Hello from another geocacher. I just had to look at your cache profile. And wow, you have found many. Only about 1000 more finds than me lol :)

ContraryHousewife on Mar 20, 2016:


Vblarney on Apr 14, 2011:

I received the postcards today for the April Showers of mail swap and I LOVE them! Thank you for putting them in an envie!

xxkarenlxx on Dec 18, 2010:

P.S. thank you also for the awesome sheet of Christmas stickers. And if it makes you feel better, I just started my Christmas cards today. ;)

xxkarenlxx on Dec 18, 2010:

Hi Michelle, I received your envelope today and had no idea what it could be, but just adored the little pengies that sealed it up. What a great surprise to find the lyrix you sent. I can't wait to complete them and send them on. :) Thank you.


LadyStephanie on Dec 2, 2010:

Day 2 and you are kicking my butt at my own swap! The puzzle letter is PERFECT! And I noticed EVERYTHING...from the dark red paper (my favorite color :o) to the handmade envie made from sheet music and the wax seal on the envie. THIS was my Christmas present!!! Thank you, thank you, thank you and hugs and here ... <3 <3 <3 ... have some more hearts.

LadyStephanie on Dec 1, 2010:

Day 1 - I love the paper folded boxes. This has been something I've wanted to do. Those little fellas are cool. :o) Thank you!

onlyincambodia on Nov 28, 2010:

Thank you for the Idaho postcard! It's fantastic!

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