Date Joined: April 6, 2011
Last Online: December 4, 2022
Birthday: December 19
Country: United States
Married, mother of three. Been married for 27 years to a wonderful Argentine fellow. We have 2 boys and one girl.
I am a certified Life Coach @ Lost & Found Life Coaching.
I also work full-time as an Associate Librarian. I've been working at our small public library for about 10 years. I do collection development for the juvenile fiction & series for our four branches. I do preschool storytimes, baby storytimes, and outreach programs for the local high school, middle school, elementary school, and a few preschools.
I love writing letters, getting letters, sending letters, making funny stuff to send in the mail. All things mail. I've even read books filled with other peoples letters & notes & lists, etc. I would love to have some new pen pals. What fun it is to make new friends!
I've spent my life working with children in one capacity or another. Youth at my church. Babysitting. Facilitating workshops for troubled youth & their parents. Taking care of my own kids while having half the neighborhood at my house on any given day.
Love, love, love to read. Anything clean. I especially adore youth fiction/fantasy, historical fiction & kids books. Brochures. Flyers. Cereal box labels. You name it.
Have kept a journal since I was about 8 or 9 years old. (Now i'm 54 - that's lots of journals.) I've just started adding some "art" to my journaling and have been bullet journaling for nearly 3 years.
The Hunger Games, The Outsiders, The Alchemist, Gregor the Overlander Series, Leven Thumps Series, Eragon Series, The Candy Shop Wars, Seventeen Summer, The Giver, Ink Heart series, Cinder, Legend, The Girl Who Came Home, The House Girl, scriptures, magazines, biographies on occasion, The Chilbury Ladies Choir, The Women in the Castle, The Grave Yard Book, The Raven Boys, blogs, cereal boxes, instruction manuals, etc.
Historical, dystopian, science fiction, fantasy, the occasional clean romance. Adventure. I enjoy middle-grade, teen, and adult books.
CSI, Criminal Minds, The Middle, Hawaii 5-0, Andy Griffeth Show, Monk, Forever, SWAT, The Rookie, Stranger Things, Broadchurch, Foyle's War, Hinterland, Lie to Me, The Other One, The Resident, The Good Doctor, Land Girls, Call the Midwife, Downton Abbey, BBC pretty much.
Oingo Boingo, Depeche Mode, U2, Van Halen, The Cure, INXS, Aha, Alphaville, Phil Collins, Genesis, The Cutting Crew, Duran Duran, Enya, Eurythmics, Asia, Robert Plant, Bruce Hornseby & The Range, Michael Jackson, Journey, Mike & The Mechanics, most things 80's, The Piano Guys. The Two Cellos. Cold Play. Imagine Dragons. King & Country. Instrumental music.
When my son introduced me to Spotify, I was in Heaven!
Mailart, creating postcards, minizines, art journaling, collage, journaling (making travel journals).
One of my co-workers/fellow swap-botian and I have been learning how to water color. She and I bought the same book and paint postcards that we send to each other. That's been fun!
Postcards of all kinds, especially black and whites, antique, ad cards. (Nothing nude/vulgar)
Sticky notes. Washi tape. Ephemera.
Water color paper.
I participate in Postcrossing.com
And MoreLoveLetters.com. At Christmas time, they host a 12 days of letter writing and this has become a personal tradition that I look forward to every year.
Please let me know if you have not received my swap or a rating. I do live a bit off the beaten path, so things might take a day or two longer to arrive.
I do not have pets. One of my sons and I have pet allergies. Not interested in anything with cats/dogs.
Please do not send anything with nudity or raunchy content.
Not interested in politics.
I don't like any kind of tea.
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