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Date Joined: June 8, 2007
Last Online: August 12, 2012
Birthday: April 20, 1984
Country: United States
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About Me

  • I have a Master's in Entomology. I'm currently working on my PhD in forensic entomology.
  • I currently live in Indiana, but I am from Maine.
  • I'm straight-edge.
  • I have an obsession with hamsters and capybaras.
  • My favorite color is neon orange.
  • I like insects and science stuff.
  • I play video games. I love my DS, and especially Animal Crossing and Viva Pinata.
  • I read comic books.
  • I like piercings (I have 10) and tattoos (I have one)
  • My ear lobes are stretched to 7/16", so I don't wear normal earrings
  • I love tea! I am currently in love with Yogi teas. But I don't generally like other herbal teas.
  • I have a pet hedgehog, pacman frog, stick insects, a tarantula, two scorpions, cockroaches and lots of other insects.
  • I love super-cute & kawaii things, but not things that are overly girly and pink.
  • I love Chuck Taylors.
  • My favorite artist is Salvador Dali.
  • I have very, very short hair so I can't use things like hairties or headbands.

Favorite Crafts

I make adorable animal hats, and other accessories using faux fur and other fun fabrics.

Some things I use in my crafts:

  • stickers
  • charms
  • small beads
  • beads made of natural items (bone, horn, clay, etc.)
  • jewelry clasps
  • jewelry wire
  • fat quarters

Favorite Music

Queen, The Queers, Ani DiFranco, The Ramones, Clem Snide, Nerf Herder, David Bowie, Electric Six, The White Stripes, Johnny Cash, Self, Tom Jones, Horrorpops, Save Ferris, The Epoxies, The Andrews Sisters, Crispin Glover, Osaka Popstar, Nirvana, Bobby Darin, Weezer, MC Lars, mc chris,

Favorite Books

Choke by Chuck Palahniuk, As I Lay Dying by William Faulkner, Johnny Got His Gun by Dalton Trumbo, Fight Club by Chuck Palahniuk, Even Cowgirls Get The Blues by Tom Robbins, Haunted by Chuck Palahniuk, Rant by Chuck Palahniuk, Blindness by José Saramago, Life After God by Douglas Coupland,

Favorite Television

Six Feet Under, Pinky and the Brain, The L Word, The Simpsons, American Dad, Dexter, The IT Crowd, Big Love, Californication, Mad Men, Venture Bros., Daria, Star Trek TOS, Firefly,

Favorite Movies

My favorite actors are: Jimmy Stewart, Crispin Hellion Glover and Helena Bonham Carter.

My favorite director is Takashi Miike.

I am currently trying to collect all movies based on Stephen King books.

A Clockwork Orange, Fight Club, Harvey, American Beauty, Donnie Darko, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Meet the Feebles, Soylent Green, Sin City, Talk to Her, Happiness of the Katakuri, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, Irma la Douce, Harold and Maude, Little Miss Sunshine, Shaun of the Dead, Wild Zero, Cool Hand Luke, Party Monster, Battle Royale, Bartleby, Willard, Joe's Apartment, American Psycho, Psycho (1960), The Nightmare Before Christmas, Hard Candy,

Things I Love!

  • Anything related to insects, especially flies, maggots and beetles
  • Orange things
  • Halloween and the Day of the Dead
  • Skulls
  • Things having to do with Pooky (Garfield's toy bear! Or Young Art's Pooky, or anything with 'Pooky' on it for that mattter! )
  • Nyan Nyan Nyanko
  • Tokidoki
  • Rilakkuma (Relax Bear)
  • Gloomy Bear
  • Hamtaro!
  • Fingerless gloves, armwarmers and legwarmers
  • Fun, colorful bracelets!
  • Candy
  • cute adhesive strips ('band-aids')
  • glow-in-the-dark things
  • Star Trek

Things I don't like

  • Disney things (I hate Disney)
  • Winnie the Pooh
  • pink
  • girly stuff
  • gum (I'm not allowed to have it)
  • peppermint flavored things (other mints are okay)
  • superheros
  • No ATCs for me, please
  • Spongebob
  • St. Patricks Day
  • crosses

Favorite Patterns and Colors

  • Houndstooth
  • Plaid
  • Black & White checkerpattern
  • Skulls (especially non-human)
  • Spiders and spiderwebs
  • Neon Orange
  • Orange
  • Neon secondary colors together


  • I would love an Amigurumi creature to take traveling with me! A 'creepy' critter would be the best thing ever!
  • Chopsticks with a hamster design!
  • Yogi Tea!
  • Anything by Simone Legno
  • poppyseeds to grow (from your home garden would be wonderful!)
  • if anyone knows where I can get a hamster-themed bento, please message me!



tampagirl rated for Spring Matchbox - Small 32 Ct Size on Apr 20, 2009
Comment: thanks bunches! very cute and very nice gooodies :)
Avalance rated for Handmade Kyttens Christmas! on Dec 6, 2008
Comment: Thank you for all the cute goodies ^_^ I see you have read my profile as you used charms that I like (stars, hearts, skull) in the handmade bracelet. The cozy is funny as well :) it got a cross with 2 pearl beads, yay! <3
Comment: Thanks for all the great stuff you sent and all the extras. I enjoyed it all. My kids always get a kick out of what is in the box when I get something. Your package rocked.
asmom rated for Tea and a Surprise - US only #5 on Sep 8, 2008
Comment: Loved everything!! Thanks for the tea and all the goodies!
minders rated for 2-tone Matchbox Swap on Aug 4, 2008
Comment: Thank You so Much for such a great swap!!
sassyheather rated for 2-tone Matchbox Swap on Jul 25, 2008
Comment: Everything is fantastic!
Invisible rated for Tea and a Surprise - US only #4 on Jul 23, 2008
Comment: Thanks so much!
catsmeow rated for Reusable Grocery Bags on Jul 18, 2008
Comment: Thanks Pooky for my bright green & purple bag with the cat on it, yes it would have been great for the kitty to be darker, but it will work the same! Ozzie has already stolen the toy, he must like it! I can always use fabric and cat stickers. Great job.
Comment: Thank you so much Pooky for a great package. The chocolate barely made it out of the wrapper.
Comment: Your owl is so bright and cheery! Thank you! And thanks so much for the extra primate goodies for my daughter--she loves them!! (and of course my son will use his chopsticks!) blessings, Gypsy
Comment: Thank you sooooo much! Love everything!
Comment: The matchboxes are beautiful and I love all the extras! Thank you!
AnniePhil rated for Tea and a Surprise - US only on May 5, 2008
Comment: Thanks for the fun package with so many goodies to discover! The Garden of the Andes tea looks especially good! I LOVE the little felt owl- so cute! And thanks for the candle and the stamps, too!
Superchou rated for OPPOSITES Matchbox Swap on Apr 12, 2008
Comment: thank you so much for the lovely matchboxes and all of the fun extras inside. very cute!
keymistress rated for Pouch with crafting surprise on Apr 12, 2008
Comment: A lovely parcel that arrived so quickly! I love the things Pooky put together for me, especially the pink Sharpie! Thank you so much! <3
rugilla rated for Surrealist Postcards Exchange on Apr 1, 2008
Comment: thanks for your postcard:)
VJP rated for Spring Flowers - 32 ct matchbox on Mar 7, 2008
Comment: Thank you!
Comment: fantastic letter, and beautiful envelopes!
Comment: You did a great job on the haiku book about bugs...Thanks so much for everything, especially the groundhog...I LOVE HIM!!!...
jeannine rated for Filled Matchbox on Jan 29, 2008
Comment: Thank you for the fun package! I like the assortment of matchbox goodies and the crafty and sweet extras will definitely come in handy.

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RyeRye on Apr 4, 2012:

RyeRye on Sep 5, 2011:

Thanks for being a member of the Crafting Queens~

RyeRye on Dec 20, 2010:

Merry Christmas from the Crafting Queens group!

KatarinaNavane on Dec 7, 2010:

Oh, awesome! I thought my wish for bones and bits was so weird no one would grant it but these are great! The pupa is really cool too. I can completely use these in my show--Thank you so much! If you'd like to do a private swap for more for perhaps some kawaii goodies I would be completely up for it. Thanks again!

cobaltgypsy on Nov 23, 2010:

VetTechMommy on Nov 5, 2010:

Thank-you for the super cute froggie postcard from my November Wishlist!

chincho on Nov 4, 2010:

I'm so glad to know you like the bracelete! Enjoy!

OrigamiGrace on Oct 24, 2010:

Thanks for the pc from my October Wishlist! Hope your studies are going well. Way back, I used to date an entomologist who did his MS at Purdue:) He's a prof at Wash State U now (yes, am old:)

blueackerson on Oct 20, 2010:

Thanks so much for the Oct. wish on the Wishlist group. The postcard is one of my favorite paintings.

robotlove on Oct 14, 2009:

!! You're so awesome for angeling the mix cd swap for me! And not only that but you included extra mix-cd's in some of my other favorite themes! =D .. I love the music you put on it and had never heard of Nerf Herder before but they they are now one of my new favorite bands! (i ♥ "Mr. Spock". I've listened to it at least 10 times by now) - In other words, you rock! thanks! :)

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