Swap-bot Time: September 26, 2017 2:00 am


Date Joined: June 14, 2016
Last Online: September 25, 2017
Birthday: September 25
Country: United States

About Me

Hi, my name's Megan and I'm from a small town in New Mexico, USA.

A few things about me; I'm a proud geek and a bit of a pop culture nerd. I'm something of a crazy cat lady-in-training as well, sharing my space with five cats. I also have two sweet dogs - a Shih Tzu and a pitbull mix.

I have many hobbies and interests but due to social anxiety, most of them are homebound.

I've been penpalling for almost four years now (both through the post and e-mail). I'm a member of Postcrossing and Postcard United too, which is a lot of fun.

Favorite Crafts

Lately, I've been trying to get more creative with my letters, envelopes, and postcards. I'm always looking for embellishments to brighten things up; cute paper and envelopes, colorful pens, pencils, and markers, stickers of all kinds, rubber stamps and inks, deco and washi tapes, glitter... It's still a work in progress.

Inspired by some of the ~awesome~ artists on this site, I'm trying my hand at making Lucky Paper Stars. I'm now on the lookout for origami papers and other brightly colored/interesting paper.

Favorite Books

I love reading and will read just about anything that catches my eye. I'm a total sucker for an odd or interesting title and I'm addicted to Goodreads in a bad way.

Some favorite genres are history (especially women's), Southern Gothic, feminism/women's studies, pop science, detective novels, fairy tale retellings and continuations, Victorian children's novels, Gothic ghost stories, vintage advice books, historical fiction, turn-of-the-century college girl stories, and books of compiled letters.

My favorite authors are Flannery O’Conner, Tillie Olsen, Mary Roach, Lynn Peril, Jane Austen, Aldous Huxley, Agatha Christie, Shirley Jackson, Clive Barker, Sarah Waters, Emma Donoghue, Franz Kafka, and Valerie Martin.

I also read a ridiculous amount of manga and Korean webtoons. Just like an unhealthy amount.

Favorite Music

I like a bit of everything; depending on my mood, it could be anything from opera to K-pop. I like alternative, indie, classical, swing, oldies, R&B, German industrial metal, bubblegum, punk, pop, instrumental, top-40, old country, folk, rock, electronic, show tunes, Russian ska, blues, and Disney soundtracks.

Some favorite artists/bands of mine are Dusty Springfield, The Black Keys, Girls' Generation, Die Antwoord, Elvis Presley, Flo Rida, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Johnny Cash, Tegan & Sara, Alt-j, AWOLNation, Fitz & the Tantrums, Gorillaz, Nathaniel Rateliff, Hozier, The Lumineers, and Cage the Elephant.

Favorite Movies

Animated movies are the best; Disney, Pixar, DreamWorks, Studio Ghibli, Laika...

I like most everything from Tim Burton. Science fiction, psychological horror, and cult films are good too. I'm a huge MST3K fan so cheesy old movies and mental hygiene films are always fun.

A few of my favorite movies are ParaNorman, The Fifth Element, Matilda, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, Hairspray, The Blues Brothers, Clue, The Birdcage, Big Fish, Coraline, The Three Faces of Eve, Death Becomes Her, Meet the Robinsons, Chicago, Beetlejuice, Inside Out, and O Brother, Where Art Thou?

Favorite Television

I enjoy older American sitcoms (The Golden Girls, Mama's Family, Mary Tyler Moore, The Bob Newhart Show...) and older British comedies (Fawlty Towers, Keeping Up Appearances, Monty Python, Are You Being Served?...).

Most often, I watch cartoons; Adventure Time, Gravity Falls, Bob's Burgers, The Amazing World Of Gumball, We Bare Bears, My Little Pony, Courage the Cowardly Dog, Home Movies, Shin Chan, The Mr. Peabody & Sherman Show...stuff like that.

I watch Doctor Who series one reruns from time to time too. The Ninth Doctor is by far my favorite - Christopher Eccleston rocks my socks.

I'm just now starting to get into anime again so any recommendations are appreciated.


When it comes to postcards, I have no dislikes (or at least none I've come across yet). I like tourist cards (single or multi-view) and non-tourist cards equally. Handmade or store bought cards of any size and theme are fine with me. Free and ad cards are good too. I love Zazzle postcards. Basically, if it's a card you would enjoy receiving, I know I will enjoy it as well.

I've just recently discovered Postal Love's Greetings From...series. I would be very happy to receive one from your country. I have some from the USA, if you'd like to swap. I like the official GF postcards as well as the unofficial ones. [Cards I have so far: Albania, Canada, China, France, Gabon, Germany, Indonesia, Ireland, Jiangsu, Kuala Lumpur Bird Park, Luxembourg, Mars, Moscow, Norway, Philippines, Poland, Russia, Singapore Botanic Gardens, Slovakia, South Korea, Taiwan, United Kingdom, Utrecht].

For a more specific list of postcard subjects I enjoy (and just things I like in general), please see the next section. It is just to give some ideas, I really am not hard to please.

I have no preference on whether or not you use an envelope, just whichever you prefer or the swap calls for.


The completely random and ever evolving list of stuff I like.

A - animals, axolotls, anchors, anime, airports, anatomical hearts, animation, Atomic Age, astronauts, art nouveau, aquariums

B - books, bats, board games, bunnies, blueberries, BB-8, bubbles, bento boxes, Betta fish, botanical gardens

C - cats, comic books, cartoons, crows, cryptids, coffee, candy, cherries, clouds, crossword puzzles, citrus, coconuts, cosmonauts, carousels, combat boots

D - dogs, dinosaurs, Deadpool, Doc Martens, deer, Daruma dolls, drag queens

E - eyeglasses

F - Funko vinyl figures, First Ladies, feminism, foxes, flags, fog, forests

G - glitter, gemstones, gotochi cards, graphic tees, grapes, gummy bears, Godzilla, Ghostbusters (both the original and the reboot), goldfish

H - historical figures, headphones, honeysuckle, Halloween, hoodies, history, hidden objects

I -

J - Jetoy Choo Choo, jigsaw puzzles, jellyfish

K - kawaii (all of it), kitsune, kiwi (both the bird and the fruit), kelpies, koi

L - lucky cats (maneki-neko), LGBT+, Loch Ness Monster, lilacs, lumberjacks

M - music, manga/manhwa/manhua, mushrooms, the moon, matcha, mermaids, maps

N - the night sky, nail polish, Nintendo, night views, nesting dolls, NASA, nuns, New Years

O - outer space, octopus, old pictures of people, office supply stores

P - Pokemon, presidents, Pepsi, Professor Layton, planets, peaches, postcards, postage stamps, Picatso, puns, piercings, pineapples, pirates, pink flamingos

Q -

R - reading, rats, ravens, rainbows, religious iconography, rain, royalty, robots

S - strawberries, stars, stickers, superheroes, succulents, sea glass, skunks, sugar skulls, science, sushi, seafoam green, snow, snakes, sleeping, Sailor Moon, saints, spinsters

T - trivia, tea, typography, Totoro, tattoos, train stations, thunderstorms, tourist traps

U - urban legends, Universal monsters, unicorns, umbrellas, Ursula the Sea Witch

V - video games, violets, villains

W - Welcome to Night Vale, weeping willows, world maps, world leaders, walruses, watermelon, washi tape, whales

X -

Y - yokai

Z - zombies, zebras


EllieBeth8 rated for NYUP Sender's Choice #52 on Sep 22, 2017
Comment: Thanks for the great postcard!! Have a nice day! Shelley
user3654 rated for WIYM: BIRD POSTCARD on Aug 26, 2017
Comment: Thank you for the PC and the interesting humming bird quote.
wandaibenitez rated for ANIMAL PC #2 B is for... on Aug 10, 2017
Comment: Thanks a lot, I would be a great experience to see them in person. Envy you.😁
nannydino rated for ANIMAL PC #3 C is for... on Aug 8, 2017
Comment: Hi Megan, wow I really love the PC you sent. Coyote and cacti :) There are no coyotes on Vancouver Island BC , where I live but they are a bit of a bother over on the mainland. Happy summer swapping. Blessings of peace love light.
Monastelar rated for NH: I don't like it on Aug 7, 2017
Comment: i absolute adore the card, i love colours, transportation and time art!! <3
pintis rated for WPS - Zazzle Postcard #2 on Aug 6, 2017
Comment: Thank you for the postcard.
bluehairedmary rated for WPS - Zazzle Postcard #2 on Aug 5, 2017
Comment: Neat card! Thanks for sharing!
goinjenny rated for CPG: I don't like it on Aug 5, 2017
Comment: Thank you
judee0624 rated for WIYM Postcard Alphabet - V - USA on Aug 5, 2017
Comment: Very nice card, thanks.
Comment: Under the Sea! One of my favorites too!
ainaignies rated for NH: I don't like it on Jul 30, 2017
Comment: Thank you
MamaMangrove rated for NYUP Sender's Choice #52 on Jul 28, 2017
Comment: Ooh, love the card, Megan. It's just the kind of quirkiness I adore! Thanks for a great choice & for sending it in an envie too.
veronicallama rated for NYUP USA Only #28 on Jul 27, 2017
Comment: Really like almost everything about the James Jean composition you sent - thanks! Take care! ~ Rhonda
Comment: Thank you, Megan!
Paige1900 rated for CPG: I don't like it on Jul 25, 2017
Comment: LOL...Love the "butt face" PC.
dawnakaulen rated for NYUP USA Only #28 on Jul 22, 2017
Comment: Thank you!
myancey rated for Flash PC Swap #13 -USA- on Jul 21, 2017
Comment: I absolutely love this postcard. I remember where I was on 9/11. I was 25 and living in Chattanooga. Thank u Megan!
user3654 rated for Weirder Than Weird #18 on Jul 21, 2017
Comment: Great quote! Thanks for the adorably weird PC!
Comment: Thank you
Comment: I love the unique and colorful New Mexico card,thanks!

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Oh my goodness, I love my new mug! THANK YOU SO MUCH :)

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