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Juniebird

Juniebird
Date Joined: January 13, 2017
Last Online: July 15, 2018
Birthday: June 30, 1959
Country: United States
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About Me

I'm the mother of five grown children, with two still living at home; and the grandmother of four. We are a close family and enjoy movies, TV, museums, family game nights, and just hanging out together.

I work in an office with a long commute. I love my job (international logistics) but it can be stressful. Crafting and creating helps me stay sane!

6-9-2018 It's that time of year again... Summer is the busiest season in my business and I usually end up working a lot of hours. Time for me to cut back on my swaps for a bit.

12-29-2017 I'm back from vacation and things are starting to get back to normal. It was pretty hectic there for a while... If I haven't rated you for something please check with me. I've been trying hard to stay on top of the incoming mail but something may have slipped through the cracks. I hope everyone had a happy holiday!

12-21-2017 I'll be on vacation until the 28th (I'm so excited to be visiting my daughter and her family in Virginia!) I'm caught up on my outgoing swaps but for anything coming in I won't be able to rate until the end of next week. Happy Holidays everyone!

Postcards

My main interest at Swap-bot is postcards. I enjoy making and receiving handmade postcards, but I've come to enjoy the store-bought postcards nearly as much. I'm not really a collector... I just enjoy seeing pretty / arty / uplifting cards in my mailbox! I have a slight preference for receiving them naked and written on unless it's a swap for adding to my stash.

Zazzle cards (or the like) are fine with me. I've found the quality to be good on the ones I've seen, I don't really understand why some people don't like them.

Other swaps

In addition to swapping postcards I've also particpated in some simple flat envelope swaps. I think it's fun to share stickers, extra notecards, and washi samples. I can sometimes use other kinds of paper ephemera also. I'm not really picky about what I receive, if I can't use it I will usually just pass it on in the next swap.

I'm just starting to get into some tea swaps. I've been trying to cut down on my coffee drinking and so I'm drinking more tea. My favorite tea is chai but I'd love to try all kinds!

I especially love decorating the envelopes that I send stuff in and I really enjoy getting decorated envelopes in my mail box. Mail Art is the best!

Favorite Crafts

I like paper crafts mostly. Acrylic paints, brush pens and gel pens and markers (oh my!), collage, even watercolors. I have a couple of art journals that I play around in. I really enjoy making postcards and greeting cards to send to my family and friends. I try to recycle or upcycle whenever I can.

Miscellaneous

I love pretty / beautiful things - flowers and gardens of all kinds; fun patterns and prints; sunrises and sunsets; rainbows; the moon, stars, and the night sky; natural scenic wonders.

My favorite color is aqua blue or turquoise. I also like pink and red.

I like animals... especially cats and birds... especially owls! Other favorite animals are woodland creatures (foxes, deer, rabbits, etc.) songbirds (chickadees, cardinals, wrens), frogs, lizards, and garden insects.

Some other things I enjoy: Baseball (big Astros fan here!); Snoopy and the Peanuts Gang or other sweet-natured comics; Chococat and Keroppi (Sanrio); Spring and Fall; Christmas; Ancient / Classical Greece; Wine, Margaritas, Craft Beers; Mexican Food; Street Art; Coffee and quaint coffee shops; Books, especially sci-fi and fantasy, Monty Python, MST3K, geocaching.

Other favories

Books / authors - JRR Tolkien; Mary Renault; Rosemary Sutcliff; Steven Brust; Dave Duncan; Ann Leckie; Dave Hutchinson (my tastes run to sci-fi / fantasy)

Movies / TV - Star Wars; Star Trek; Back to the Future; Ghostbusters; White Christmas; Indiana Jones; Guardians of the Galaxy; My Neighbor Totoro; Fantastic Mr. Fox; Princess Bride; The Birdcage; The Good Place; The Big Bang Theory; Brooklyn Nine Nine; (I seem to prefer action / adventure / funny / nerdy stuff!)

Music - Radiohead; Muse; Metric; The Dear Hunter; Panic at the Disco; Mother Mother; Amanda Palmer; Beach House; AFI; Keane; The Killers (mostly Alternative)

Ratings

ByJQ rated for WIYM:cardboard pc swap on Jul 14, 2018
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Comment: I like the colors on the box too. Glad the beer tasted good also! Love your little owl doodle too. Thanks so much!!
sherylk3 rated for WIYM: PC, Tea, & Me! on Jul 11, 2018
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Comment: I love your letter - we have lots in common and would probably be great pen pals :) Thanks so much for the tea, postcards and the washi! I love washi too!
Response: I'm glad you enjoyed the letter. Confession: I don't even remember what I wrote about! I'd love it if you'd write back. Did I include my address? Message me!
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Comment: It has arrived safely! Thank you for the extras.
goinjenny rated for TRANSPORT POSTCARD SWAP -JULY on Jul 10, 2018
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Comment: Thank you
JenniferJo rated for Animal Postcard Swap USA #7 on Jul 9, 2018
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Comment: Thank you! Such cute frogs!
riftvegan rated for Top Swap PC on Jul 7, 2018
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Comment: Thank you for the fun chicken art postcard!
marhod5 rated for Quick Turn Around PC 2 on Jul 1, 2018
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Comment: Thanks for the card! I can't wait for fall either.
Ysolt rated for Quick Turn Around PC 2 on Jun 29, 2018
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Comment: Thank you for the adorable postcard!
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Comment: Thanks so much for sending more than 2 postcards for me! Loved them all! Not sure if I will use them!! Hahaha. Thanks too for the tea bag, Lovely fragrant when I opened the envie! Thanks again!
HannahsMommy07 rated for Upcycled Greeting Card PC #15 on Jun 26, 2018
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Comment: Thank you for your lovely message as well!
churlann rated for TRANSPORT POSTCARD SWAP -JUNE on Jun 17, 2018
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Comment: Thank you for the Mediterranean cruise postcard. I have been on a transatlantic cruise with my sister and we docked in Barcelona.
irishconnie rated for Blind washi swap - Int'l on Jun 14, 2018
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Comment: Thanks you for the awesome selection of washi tapes xx
bluehairedmary rated for Zazzle Postcard (USA) on Jun 11, 2018
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Comment: What a wonderful owl postcard! I love coffee too! Thank you for trying to letter my name! I love those special touches on a swap! Thanks!
SGriffin rated for This was Not a postcard Postcard on Jun 10, 2018
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Comment: Thank you!
nsciambi rated for Zazzle Postcard (USA) on Jun 8, 2018
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Comment: Thank you!
asddsa28 rated for Fun U.S. Washi Swap! on Jun 4, 2018
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Comment: thanks for the washi! thanks for the extra stickers too!!
Skeletonsketch rated for Fun U.S. Washi Swap! on Jun 4, 2018
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Comment: Thanks for the washi tape and the little extra packet I love it ♡ ☼
matt319 rated for Random PC International #4 on Jun 4, 2018
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squince rated for Zazzle Postcard (USA) on Jun 4, 2018
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Comment: Love the feather card!

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Comments

Prpldy on May 23, 2018:

Thank you so very much for the Tag: 2 PC in an envelope. Love them both!

ReadMoreBooks33 on May 13, 2018:

KSENiA on Feb 3, 2018:

Thank you for sending my street art postcard back to me.

OrigamiGrace on Dec 21, 2017:

Happy

solstice

wombatlady on Dec 4, 2017:

Got my postcard back today! Thanks so much. :-)

LoveThis on Nov 13, 2017:

i received my card today (week 6), thankyou very very mjuch :)

wombatlady on Nov 7, 2017:

Glad the PC arrived safely! The King Must Die is one of the Renaults I've read before, but I barely remember it, so I might as well reread next time I'm in a historical fiction mood!

myancey on Oct 25, 2017:

Hey hun. Thank you so much for the unassigned pc for pc roulette. Glad u enjoyed it , it's always been one of my faves. Have a great day!

VerreShana on Jun 23, 2017:
simcoe54 on Jun 6, 2017:

The two postcards arrived today and they are even more beautiful then the scans that you sent. Thanks so much for sharing.

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