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middleearthtraveller

middleearthtraveller
Date Joined: July 22, 2020
Last Online: October 16, 2021
Birthday: January 23
Country: United States
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About Me

Hello, I live amongst the cornfields in East Central Illinois, USA.

Aquarius. Librarian-type. Pluviophile/Ceraunophile. Anglophile.

I love travel, so tell me about where you're from! I want to hear about folktales or urban legends from your region.

Camping and going to live concerts are things I do.

I exchange loads of postcards, and trying my hand at stamp-collecting. I'm also getting into ATCs!

Note: I weigh all outgoing mail; if I ever have postage due, let me know, and I will amend the issue!

Favorite Music

I adore music, and would love to hear about your favorite songs/artists. My favorite music includes Grateful Dead, Dave Matthews Band, Wilco, Phish, Pearl Jam, and most classic rock in general. But I love listening to new things!

I've been falling asleep recently to a playlist called "sad cello" and now, "midnight thunderstorms."

Favorite Television

Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Doctor Who, Outlander, British television in general. Twin Peaks. X-Files. Black Mirror. GoT. Breaking Bad.

Bridgerton was so fun!

Favorite Books

I read a lot; any recommendations?

LOVES: LOTR, Dune, ASOIAF, The Kingkiller Chronicle, Circe, The Chocolate War, Tana French novels, Three Dark Crowns, The Southern Reach Trilogy, Discovery of Witches

Fantasy. SciFi. Nonfiction.

Recently Read and Enjoyed: Lovecraft Country Normal People Little Fires Everywhere The Nickel Boys Throne of Glass series

Stuff I like

Any kind of ephemera--lately: book-themed or travel-themed, pop culture

Painted Papers, please!

ATCs!

Skeleton Keys

Tourist-y postcards!

Stamps, stamps, stamps (used, from everywhere)

New or used stamps with state name

Libraries

Forest-scapes

Camping

Cozy Cabins

Vintage anything

Board Games

Books

Book pages

Folk Art--esp. Eastern European, Scandinavian

Zines

90's era music magazines

Music

Cats

ATC materials

Junk Journal materials

Rain

Postcards from where you live--written and stamped!

Dislikes

Overall, items have been lovely. But there are a few things that I really don't have use for:

Tea

Kids TV/movie stickers--please no more paw patrol, minions, sesame street, etc.

Stained postcards

Ratings

Ettoad rated for CPG World Postcard Day - Global on Oct 13, 2021
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Comment: I loved the official World Postcard Day card!!
AZmom875 rated for AAA: Home sweet home ATC swap USA on Oct 12, 2021
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Comment: I love the little blue house you made me. Thanks for being in the swap.
ChristineMartinez rated for 3 Layer ATC #4 on Oct 8, 2021
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Comment: Thank you for the beautiful ATC and fun extras. I'm glad you like my swaps. I'll do another 3 layer swap soon. :)
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Comment: Karla - WOW & AWESOME. You created such wonderful ATCs. They are all different but they go together well. Thank you for the magnificent extras. I will certainly be using them soon. Take Care. D
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Comment: Lovely APC (it was my first time making one too!), and thank you for the assortment of extras as well!
KathleenHope rated for WIYM: ANY POSTCARD WILL DO #1 on Oct 6, 2021
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Comment: I ❤️ love the postcard you made!! I simply adore homemade postcards. If you can believe it, the person who rated me made a derogatory remark about my postcard being handmade! It was a lovely piece of art. She said if I read her profile I would know she didn't like homemade postcards! All I could say is that she should read the swap better - it clearly said any postcard will do. There are plenty of swaps for store-bought postcards only. People like that make me question staying on Swap-Bot. ❤️❤️❤️
Artteacherjen rated for ATC int #19 - Autumn on Oct 4, 2021
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Comment: Pretty ATCs! Thank you!
JenZen5 rated for USATC: Inside a Jar ATC on Oct 3, 2021
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Comment: Thank you for the beautiful Cordial ATC. I love the design and the blue background. And thank you for the lovely extras. You chose a nice collection of pieces I love. And I especially love the notecard. Thank you! Take care.
Response: You're so welcome!
Shenaniganator rated for PH: Send 3 Postcards #35 on Oct 2, 2021
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Comment: Thank you for the awesome cards! Happy swapping!
riverwatcher rated for WIYM: ANY POSTCARD WILL DO #1 on Oct 1, 2021
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Comment: Thanks for the nice postcard. I really want to go see the lighthouses up there!
addieixmarie rated for ATC int #19 - Autumn on Sep 30, 2021
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Comment: Karla.. WOW! Thank you so much for everything you sent me! The Autumn ATC is GORGEOUS in every single way! I just simply adore each and every thing.. This truly means so much to me, I had tears of joy in my eyes when I opened this swap from you! I am so beyond grateful and appreciative of you. I love all the extra bird items that you included as well! I wish I could give you more hearts, I can't say thank you enough!! Sending hugs to you! Addie<3
Response: I'm so glad you liked everything <3
RiverTopanga rated for BIRDS on Sep 29, 2021
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Comment: I hope the Lindsey Buckingham concert was good! Long way to travel for a bad one!! Lol 😉 thanks for the fun, glittery bird on a bike..I love it!
Maddashin rated for LSRUS-BIG happy mail swap #5 usa on Sep 29, 2021
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Comment: Thanks 🙏 The most eonderpostcards were sent by you Love them all
heidiblooms rated for The Power of 3s PC swap - Rnd 4 on Sep 29, 2021
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Comment: Got your resend! Such a pretty card :)
Response: resend out 9/24.
debbiespoms rated for BIRDS on Sep 28, 2021
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Comment: I'm glad I knew what this PC was for. As I couldn't find the swap name. But what a very pretty PC though with all the glitter. Thank you for asking, about my surgery. How nice of you! 😄 It still a long haul with me, since I had my entire spine fused. Still much pain & still bedridden for another couple of weeks, ugh! ! You have a wonderful day Karla!
GreetingsEarthling rated for BIRDS on Sep 27, 2021
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Comment: Thank you for the beautiful card. I love it!
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Comment: Dear Karla, what a wonderful piece of happy mail you’ve sent my way! Loved the ATC and I cannot thank you enough for your dedication in also creating and sending a gorgeous flipbook with goodies - loved it!! 🥰
craftynut rated for Profile Postcards #2 on Sep 22, 2021
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Comment: Thank you for the great Harry Potter postcard. Perfect.
fourgnomesinatrenchcoat rated for Profile Postcards #2 on Sep 21, 2021
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Comment: Oh my goodness! I absolutely love the postcard! thanks so much!
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Comment: Delightful card you do such nice work. Thank you for the extra atc's as well, you are very generous.

Rating Overview

Overall Hearts Stars Hosted
5.0000 308 10 10
Completed Fives Threes Ones
227 356 0 0
Type 1 Type 2 Type 3 Uncategorized
1 135 91 0
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Comments

heliogal on Oct 5, 2021:

I absolutely love the postcards you sent me for my FTLOC #1 September wishes!! They are all just so beautiful!!! They are all just perfect for my likes and I will find it hard to not just save them for myself!! Thank you so much for thinking of me and sending such a wonderful wish!!!

Barbara on Oct 2, 2021:

Greetings and rhank you for granting my wishes for butterflies and paper dolls! I love them all.

bringitb on May 17, 2021:

Hi! Stopping by to share that we've got some new washi swaps over in the Washi Tape Lovers group. Hope you'll join us! =)

SurfinNan on Jan 24, 2021:

Happy Birthday. Looking forward to sending you a postcard. We enjoy similar books and TV shows. I used to collect stamps but haven't for many years. Still have my collection though, don't know what to do with a 60litres of stamps and related info. This was just a short note t show I read your page. Evelyn (SurfinNan)

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