Swap-bot Time: October 22, 2019 6:56 am


Date Joined: July 23, 2011
Last Online: October 22, 2019
Birthday: February 18
Country: United States
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About Me

I'm 57 years old, married for 27 1/2 years and still madly in love with my honey. We have two grown daughters, 2 grandsons, and 1 dog (Benny).

I always rate and I always send. If you don't receive something from me, please let me know and I can resend. I will do the same as this is a courtesy we all prefer.

I'm fascinated with junk and art journals. Love to see them and have just started making my own. I'm also making Zines and ATCs and love to see what others make.

My hobbies:

Reading, books, visiting bookstores, reading about books, libraries, museums. I love most things books and mail related (authors, stamps, bookstores, libraries, etc).

I love to travel and collect postcards wherever I go. I usually will do a postcard travel journal after I return home.

I love mail, writing letters, fun/unique stamps, Steampunk, mail art, scrapbooking, cardmaking, genealogy, whales, castles, nature walks, Moomin, doodling, pens, typewriters, owls, new notebooks/journals. Paper & ephemera. Love old Library Cards from books. I also love small/miniature envelopes for crafting.

Games: Scrabble, Pinochle, Bookworm, Cribbage, Darts, 500, Solitaire

Love to visit museums. planetariums, bookstores and libraries at home and when I travel.


England, Cottages, Ocean/Waves, Octopus, Owls, Winnie the Pooh, Whales, Antarctica, Edward Gorey, Steampunk, Explorers, Futurist, Astronomy/Hubble/Space, Underwater.

Favorite Books

So many but I will list some that come to mind:

Station Eleven, The One & Only Ivan, All the Light We Cannot See, Night Circus, The Buried Giant, Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine, Less: A Novel, Kafka on the Shore, Green Mile, The Martian (audio was AMAZING!), Gone with the Wind, To Kill a Mockingbird, American Gods, The Stand, Hobbit

Favorite Music

Green Day, Ronnie Milsap, Sara Bareilles, Airborne Toxic Event, Rob Thomas, Film Scores- Harry Potter, LOTR, Stardust, Star Trek.

Favorite Television

The Detectorists, Dr Who (2018), NCIS, Big Bang Theory, Star Trek Next Generation, Frasier, Cosmos, Elementary, The Middle.

Favorite Movies

Jaws, Jumanji (2017), Stardust, How to Frame a Figg, The Ghost and Mr. Chicken, Hello Down There, LOTR, Star Trek, Finding Nemo, My Neighbor Totoro, Howl's Moving Castle, Final Countdown, Wreck of the Mary Deare, Ghost & Mrs Muir


I prefer to receive postcards naked and stamped,especially with fun stamps (large, colorful, different, multiple, etc)

England, Cottages, Ocean/Waves, Underwater, Octopus, Seahorse, Owls, Beautiful parks, Winnie the Pooh, Whales, Antarctica, Siberia, Edward Gorey, Steampunk, Explorers, Astronomy/Hubble/Space, Museums, Planetariums, Books, Bookstores and Libraries, Typewriters (and images of typewriters).


Irys rated for WIYM: Woot! PC Swap time! #8 on Oct 21, 2019
Comment: Thank you for a nice postcard ! Happy swapping!
e2java rated for CPG Halloween Card - US only on Oct 21, 2019
Comment: Thank you so much. I'm going to try to make my way through the audiobook suggestions that you included.
bluehairedmary rated for WIYM: Woot! PC Swap time! #8 on Oct 21, 2019
Comment: Great postcard! It got into the 50s on Saturday! Phew that was chilly! Especially considering it was 90 degrees the week before! I love fall, though! It's my favorite season now that it's finally here! Thanks!
pkpeace rated for CPG Halloween Card - US only on Oct 20, 2019
orneryswife rated for CPG Leaves ATC - Global on Oct 19, 2019
Comment: Thank you for the ATCs and extra fall themed goodies.
lou rated for WIYM: Annual Mail Call Swap 2019 on Oct 17, 2019
Comment: Thank you very much for the thoughtful package you sent and all the fun things you included & your extra curricular activities sound great, too!!
goosey rated for CraZy 4 stickers Halloween postcard on Oct 16, 2019
Comment: very, very fun sticker pc! thank you!
Comment: Thanks, Marc
Comment: Thanks for the zine and the card Jackie! I like being inspired by others' zines as well.
Eclectonote rated for FPRU: Free-Ad Card PC Swap on Oct 12, 2019
Comment: Thanks for the Valentine octopus postcard - you receive neat postcards from Woods Hole.
Comment: I love Roald Dahl too! And the Sesame Street stamps are so great. Canada Post really needs to up their stamp game. Thanks so much!
porpie5 rated for Postcard Bag/Train #3 on Oct 10, 2019
Comment: Thank you for the postcard bag! I love these kinds of swaps! Thank you sooo much for the extra Paris postcards! Thank you! Thank you!
tizzicat rated for I am not from here PC on Oct 8, 2019
Comment: Thank you
Comment: Thanks for the lovely extras.
SquidSorbet rated for I am not from here PC on Oct 3, 2019
Comment: Thanks for the awesome postcard! I'd also like to get to see Thailand, some day. :)
Comment: Thanks for all the goodies!
Fabriqueen rated for FPRU: Cut n Paste #3 on Sep 27, 2019
Comment: Thank you so much for the lovely postcard! I like the image you used. Hugs, Diane
littlepinecone rated for Postcard Bag/Train #2 on Sep 26, 2019
Comment: There are so many cool postcards in here, itโ€™s hard to choose! Will be adding more cards and passing it on in the next round. ๐Ÿ™‚
Comment: Thank you for the minizine! Loved you summer 2020 list. Hope you will receive doing these things :)
samsstuff rated for WIYM: miniZINE #2 - Bucket list on Sep 21, 2019
Comment: Thank you! The library hotel in NYC sounds amazing, I should add that to my list, too!

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justmesks on Sep 4, 2019:

Jackie, Thank you for sending Ella and Emma the state fair postcards. They both received them this week.

OrigamiGrace on Jul 4, 2019:

From Cheap Postage Group!


jenmcjen on Mar 17, 2019:

tampatha on Mar 10, 2019:

Thank you so much for the lovely birthday card and goodies. It was so unexpected and very nice of you.

Tammy (tampatha)

sweetgypsy on Feb 26, 2019:

Thank you so much for the Birthday Postcard! It was a nice surprise in my mailbox today :) WIYM Feb Bday

Queensmiley2530 on Feb 26, 2019:

Thank you for my first bday post card. Its hanging on my craft wall. Happy Birthday to you too

nisforneville on Feb 15, 2019:

Thank you for the birthday card and the goodies! The nail polish stickers are cute! Take care, Laura

groundhogstamper on Feb 8, 2019:

Thank you so much for the wonderful birthday surprises. You made my day very special!

bstrong on Jan 14, 2019:

I am so happy that you got my name for the surpeise card! It's so unique and I love that you took the time to find such fun stamps. Thank you so much for brightening my day. ๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ’›๐Ÿงก๐Ÿ’œ

Cariboocarol on Nov 30, 2018:

Hello! I really loved the envlope of goodies you sent and thank you for everything! I also loved those Christmas stamps--my first ones from the USA! Such a festive mail day for me!!

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