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churlann

churlann
Date Joined: January 21, 2012
Last Online: May 6, 2021
Birthday: April 11
Country: United States
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About Me

Hi my name is Sherry, but I got the nickname Churlann from my kids a long time ago. They thought it was cute so it stuck with me. I live in a small rural farming community called Pennsylvania Furnace. Swappers often ask me how it got it's name, so here ya go. Back in the 1800's there were several iron furnaces in the area in PA. The furnace is on our little road. It is still partially there and is being restored by the historical society. We are close to State College That's our go-to town for shopping, work, library and events We love living near a university town but far enough away that we don't have to deal with traffic and the crazy student population on a daily basis.. Especially on football weekends. Go Penn State!

I have been retired from teaching elementary kiddos, in an emotional support program, for 7 years now! I still miss it, but I love having freedom to do other things that I love.

I am a Gramma to 6 beautiful children, ages range from 13 to 4. Two bio, 2 adopted, and 2 step. How blessed am I?!! I live with my husband, and our new little kitten, Maybelle. We lost our little Beagle, Angel, last Fall. Maybelle has been so entertaining during this pandemic. We love having a garden and raising some chickens. We have 12 Barred Rock hens that bless us with eggs every day. I spend a lot of my free time sewing just about anything. I love sewing for for my grandkids, friends and myself. I also have a little shop on Etsy called CreeksideFibers, where I sell a variety of creations. I love one of a kind things. Not into mass producing the same thing over and over. My newest hobby is kayaking, although not in January when I am writing this. I got a kayak for my 70th birthday last August. It was the highlight of our pandemic summer! My whole family are all photographers. My favorite subjects are landscapes from my kayak, animals, old barns, and anything interesting that catches my eye. I love to read books but mostly in the winter. I love to cook and try new and interesting recipes. I have been gluten free and low sugar for four years now and feel so much healthier for it. So if you are sending me recipes, keep that in mind. Thanks. I have three grown children, and even though they aren't at home anymore, I still spend time with them whenever I can. We are a very close family. I have been married to the same wonderful man for 47 years and we are happy to this day. Sam retired last summer and it's been going great.

Favorite Music

I love music,!! I have a huge collection of CD's. Some of them are signed by the artist. My favorite genres are Bluegrass, Old Timey, Old Country, and old Rock and Roll. My husband is a musician, playing dobro and guitar, He has played in several Bluegrass bands. We go to at least three Bluegrass Festivals every summer and go to many concerts that are local. But I have all kinds of music in my collection which is vast. Anything from Adele to Merle Haggard.

Favorite Movies

I love to go to the movies but not right now of course. I also watch a lot on Amazon Prime and Netflx. I love new recommendations. I like English drama, mysteries, comedies and documentaries.Just finished watching Grace and Frankie and Poldark.

Message to swappers

Please don't forget to rate when you receive a swap. I don't archive until rates are done both ways. Let me know by message if you have not received my swap. I will make it right!! I would hate to get a low rating for something that didn't show up. I am faithful at sending. I love reading the notes in my swaps. I learn so much about people. So if you send me something I will definitely read it. Also, sometimes I get mail that I can't read the handwriting. That is frustrating. Thanks for being careful and taking your time.

Things I love

NOTECARDSl; handmade, artsy or photography cards are my favorite, but I love all the cards I receive. POSTCARDS: VINTAGE, black and white are my favorite, art themed, animals, birds, musicians, quotes and handmade. Would love to have postcards from, Alaska, Hawaii, Maine, and Colorado, Montana, other countries if you have one of those. Also, any famous landmarks. WASHI TAPE . Not picky on this. But I love bright colors!. STICKERS: Anything but reward stickers. Juvenile ones are ok. I use those on letters to grandkids. Blank POSTCARDS I can send. Running low during the pandemic. Old sheet music and maps, pretty calendar photos, individually wrapped tea. Just not fan of fruit teas.

Ratings

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Comment: Thank you so much for all you sent! And especially for the card! 🥰
Response: You're welcome. I'm glad you like it,
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Comment: Thanks for the Grand Central Terminal postcard. My guess for the lie is... winning 3 photography awards.
Response: Good guess! Your are right. But I did win one local one several years ago. My grandson helped me count all the CD's. That was fun!
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Comment: Wonderful swap from you Thanks so much. I really am learning great tricks Your note was outstanding
Response: Thank you! I'm so glad you liked it!!
marclively rated for USED postcards swap #10 on Mar 31, 2021
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Comment: Thank you Sherry!
laterdayze rated for Easter greeting card on Mar 23, 2021
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Comment: Thank you for the Easter card and extras!
grammypammy rated for WIYM: Handmade Bookmark USA on Mar 21, 2021
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Comment: What beautiful handmade bookmarks, thank you for taking the time to make these!
Response: You are welcome. I so glad you like them!!
pattiairel rated for St. Patrick’s Day Greeting Card on Mar 13, 2021
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Comment: Thank you for NICE swap♥♥♥
kgeslab rated for Wool felt swap on Mar 13, 2021
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Comment: Thank you for the beautiful wool. I will use each and every bit!
Response: Oh good, I'm so glad you like it.
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Comment: Thank you for the Grand Central Terminal Post card. Grace and Frankie is one of my favorite shows!
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Comment: Hi Sherry! Thank you so much for the "white" wintery photos of ice and snow on the trees. They are lovely. I really like the one of the geese on the frozen pond. Looks like it's been very wintery there just like here. Good you can get out and enjoy winter as it's so long. Hope it won't be long before you can kayak. Thanks again. Cathy/Writercat
Response: Thank you!
pernie123 rated for WIYM: B & W PC Swap-USA on Feb 21, 2021
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Comment: Thank you for the interesting card. I have not been to Ocean City.
junemoon rated for Write a Letter Quick swap #3 on Feb 19, 2021
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Comment: Thanks for you enjoyable letter. And thanks for the Oliver poem (love her poetry!) and the really beautiful piece of fabric. I'm a quilter and love fabric. I think we have similar tastes in things.
Response: I read your profile and we do have things in common.
marles rated for SS: January/Free-Form Subject: Water on Feb 16, 2021
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Comment: Thanks for the great pictures! It's cold but no snow yet.
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Comment: Love the postcard! So awesome you aren't a picky eater, I wish I wasn't.
Kookielove rated for Aloha International #1 - PC on Feb 13, 2021
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Comment: I love the PC you sent me - thank you! I love swapping so much XD and meeting friendly peeps. xoxo
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Comment: Thank you for the sweet note and stamps!!!
Ettoad rated for TGIF Weekend Notecard #227 on Jan 27, 2021
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Comment: I hope all your weekends of 2021 are as lovely as the first that you wrote to me about! Thank you for sharing one of your photos with me!
Response: Your welcome. I'm glad you liked it.
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Comment: Thank you for the book lines. I will keep the card so I can check out the books. Also thank you for the extras. Love them all.
cookies37 rated for A Note For You # 84 on Jan 22, 2021
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Comment: Hi Sherry, Thanks for the pretty note cards, stickers and coloring page. I hope all is well in your neck of the woods! Take care, Judy
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Comment: Thank you for the 'sweet' card and extras! :)

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Comments

lou on Oct 24, 2020:

Please check your private messages

Mugsie on Mar 4, 2019:

Sherry ~ thank you also for the wonderful fabric and buttons! Kelly

lou on Apr 23, 2018:

Happy Birthday Month from Sharp Shooters!

ladybugluvsstuff on Mar 6, 2015:

Hi Sherry! I really enjoyed reading your profile.That is really sweet you and your husband read to each.There is nothing like fresh vegetables from your own garden,I wish I had access to them year round! I also love the Titanic,coffee,beads and buttons.I love the old gospel music,my favs: amazing grace and the old rugged cross.Happy swapping my Pa neighbor!

Apelser on Dec 31, 2014:

From Sharings God's Grace Group:

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dalbright on Nov 15, 2012:

You’re invited! Come de-clutter your desk with us!?: “Desk De-clutter #7 USA”

knitopheliac on Jul 5, 2012:

Not a hassle at all. :) I'm just glad we worked everything out. Happy Swapping!

Nekozet on Jun 24, 2012:

It blows my mind how you were able to work practically ALL of my favorite things into a single swap! You are special and I hope you feel all the love of the world, and beyond, in every day of your life! God bless you!!

Shannoncollar on Jun 1, 2012:

Nice to meet another Central PA person!

biasbabe on Apr 29, 2012:

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To the Nuts for Sewing Group

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