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astrodogg

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astrodogg
Date Joined: February 1, 2017
Last Online: June 4, 2019
Birthday: June 26, 1980
Country: United States

About Me

June 4, 2019 @ 1400:

I had some complications and had to be readmitted not long after I was discharged. however the worst of it has passed. I've been discharged once again. I'm hoping I'm done with all this soon. I'm distracting myself with finishing these swaps finally. I hope everybody is doing well.

May 25, 2019 @ 1921:

Hello everyone. I'm finally home and recuperating. I'm going to be finishing up the swaps that I owe to my partners. I'm going slow but I will get it done. Thank you for your patience during this traumatic time for me. I hope all of you are doing well and have a great weekend.

~Paola

May 10. 2019 @ 2255:

Hello. πŸ‘‹ I'm sorry I haven't written back yet. I had emergency heart surgery a couple of days ago and I'm barely coming to.

There's a lot going on and unfortunately life throws you curve balls. 😭 :( It sucks. 😭 :( Like I said, this was an emergency and it wasnt something I was expecting. :( 😭

I haven't had even the strength to do much of anything other than rest. πŸ˜₯Β  I'm not sure when when I'm even getting out. πŸ˜₯

No worries though. ❀ I'll make up my swaps that I have once I have my strength back. ❀

It's not late for me but I'm already tuckered out. πŸ˜‘ I'll try and get a hold of everyone who's swapping with me and I'll plan accordingly.

❀ Thank you everyone for your well wishes and for your PMs asking of me. ❀  Y'all are really a wonderful group of people. ❀

~Paola .

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Hi everyone. My name is Paola. I'm 38 years old and am a cancer. I was born in the year of the monkey.

I am a registered nurse. I was a nurse's aide (CNA) first in 2000. Then I went to school to get my license as a licensed vocational/practical nurse (LVN/LPN) in 2004. After working as an LVN for a few years, I went through a school/work program at the hospital I worked at to get my registration. And in 2010, I was officially an R.N. I've been working in telemetry, step-down/PCU, and psych since 2004. Currently I charge in a psychiatric/rehab facility.

My favorite colors are pink and black. Not delicate pink, lol. Hot pink. Fluorescent pink. Like glow in the dark pink. No baby pink for me. ^.^

I have stuff with those colors and cute, girlie skulls that has bows on them or hearts as eyes. I even have scrubs that were personally made for me with those designs.

I Like animal prints too, but they got to be subtle. Usually they are in the background. (I have scrubs with animal prints on them too)

I've always liked to up-cycle/recycle. I like to organize things and have everything matching. :D The smell of vinyl when opening your pencil pouch and the smell of a brand new eraser erasing your mistakes on paper bring back good memories. I love shopping for school supplies! lol I'm sure you wanted to know that! heehee

I love the smell of sandalwood candles. I got it in my home and that stuff is WONDERFUL!

I like satire, I have a dry wit and am not easily offended.

If you have any questions for me, don't hesitate to ask!

LIKES/LOVES

I'm into paper-crafting. I like making junk journals and the like. I repurpose items and put them to new use in my journals.

Old hardback books (sometimes I take out the old pages and up-cycle the hardback into a new journal)

I love making envelopes. I never realized how much I enjoyed until I tried it for myself! :D

I love decorating envelopes with stickers and washi. I also use markers and pens. I think it makes our snail mail more interesting, don't you think? :D

Notebooks (graph or college ruled)

Notepads

Memo-pads

Pads

Memos

Sticky pads

Sticky flags

Bookmarks

Washi tape of all kinds

Decorated paperclips

Label tags

Recipe cards

Tickets of any kind

Invoices

Music sheets

Stamps (I have the regular block ones and the clear ones too)

Tea packets (the packets make perfect pockets!)

Mini note cards

Mini envelopes

Journal cards

Ephemera (Vintage, new, or regular pieces from everyday life.) I wanted to add here that I'd really like to build up my everyday ephemera by getting more from other countries and in other languages. That would be so awesome!

I love stickers! No. Really. I LOVE STICKERS! Lisa Frank ones. Cute girly skull ones with bows and hearts on them. I love the Sanrio brand. Sanrio-X, cute Korean ones too. I'm not really a stickler (haha) about stickers. As long as they are clean and printed out and cut correctly, I'm happy. :D

I own a lot of kawaii stickers bought from eBay. I know more than likely they (or some of them at least) are fake and are not the actual brand, but they work for me! :D

As long as you don't pass your stickers for the actual thing, then I'll be happy with them too. :D

I love stationary. Paper and envelopes that match to write on, or pretty notecards that are blank inside.

Pets

I love all animals! That includes domesticated fuzzballs (cats, dogs, rabbits, guinea pigs, rats/mice) to wild ones. Even turtles, lizards, snakes, and fish. Ooh! Especially sea turtles! :D

I own two dogs.

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One is a chihuahua mix named Teo and he is 12 years old. His birthday was just here (02/24). He is a chunky monkey of a dog and used to belong to my momma until her death.

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My second is a terrier mix named Hercules. I got him as a rescue in a no-kill shelter. He's 6 years old. He'll be 7 in August.

Favorite Music

I love all kinds of music!

I mostly listen to Christian/Positive music. I love Toby Mac, Capital Kings, Newsboys, Matthew West, Family Force 5, Royal Tailor, The Afters.

I love the oldies too. The Beatles, CCR, The Bee Gees, The Hollies

I love the 80s too! Michael Jackson, Madonna, Pat Benetar, Bobby Brown, Rick Springfield

Favorite Books

The Harry Potter series; The Twilight series; The Host; She Who Remembers;

I love a bunch of fanfiction too from different fandoms (Harry Potter, Supernatural; Inception; Twilight). If you love fanfiction as much as I do, then by all means recommend me your favorites!

Favorite Movies

Inception; Lego Movie; The Muppets (2011); The DaVinci Code; The Monster Squad; Silence of the Lambs; Easy A; Transformers 1-4; Shaun of the Dead; The Labyrinth; The Princess Bride; Vice Versa; Star Wars; Spaceballs; Starman; 50 First Dates; The Wedding Singer;

Disney Movies: Aladdin, Finding Nemo, Beauty and the Beast, the Lion King, Chicken Little, Cars, Cars 2, Big Hero 6, the Little Mermaid, Monsters Inc., Monsters University, Alice in Wonderland (the one with Johnny Depp in it), The Parent Trap (the original 1961 version), The Shaggy Dog, A Goofy Movie

Favorite Television

Supernatural, Rizzoli & Isles, Sherlock, Elementary, The Voice, 11.22.63, Sons of Anarchy, Vikings, Ducktales, Talespin, Top Chef, Cut Throat Kitchen, Chopped, NCIS, Z Nation, American Horror Story, Castle, CSI, CSI: Miami, CSI: NY, Quantum Leap, Who's The Boss?, The Golden Girls, Ghost Whisperer, The Donna Reed Show, The Patty Duke Show, Dobie Gillis, My Three Sons

Ratings

bella80 rated for My Playlist for November 2018 on Aug 5, 2019
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Comment: Thank you and happy Easter β™ͺβ™«*Β¨*β€’.ΒΈΒΈ 🐀
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Comment: Messaged you about never receiving this swap but never heard back from you, will gladly rerate once I receive it
coleenfranks rated for MAE ~ Artistic Envelopes - USA on May 28, 2019
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Comment: Would be happy to change this Paola, but since you've not answered my previous inquiry I'm rating and moving on. Hope everything is OK.
faeriemail rated for Random Act of Kindness Giveaway on May 22, 2019
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Comment: I am sorry to rate a 1 but with how simple this swap was and you never replying to my messages, I must give you an honest rating. I will be more then happy to rerate if you ever complete this swap and I really hope you will.
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kaicee118 rated for Pinterest: Quotes on May 21, 2019
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Comment: very cute. thank you.
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Comment: Thank you for the lovely thank you cards and also the bonus stickers! I also enjoyed the hilarious King Kong notepaper!
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Comment: Thank you for the great cards!
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Comment: Thank you! I hope you had a wonderful Easter!
Hyshu rated for Blank Thank You Card Swap #2 USA on May 5, 2019
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Comment: Thank you for the great selection of cards. I enjoyed receiving each one. Thank you for the bonus sheet of heart stickers!! Thank you for joining my swap!
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Comment: Thanks for the great assortment!
ahnlynn rated for Stuff the Mailbox #16 on May 1, 2019
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Comment: Thank you!
annim rated for 2019 Profile Hello #3 on May 1, 2019
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AngJ rated for Instagram Followers Challenge GIVEAWAY on Apr 30, 2019
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tentmari rated for 2019 Profile Hello #4 on Apr 29, 2019
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Comment: Thank you for sharing the lively poem on my profile.
mcovey rated for 2019 Profile Hello #4 on Apr 29, 2019
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Comment: Thank you for the poem you left on my profile page
Mamabemus rated for Stuff the Mailbox #16 on Apr 29, 2019
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Comment: thanks
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Comment: Nice images astrodogg. I especially like the umbrella. Thanks for posting astrodogg.

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Comments

pepita2608 on May 1, 2019:

Hello This is doctor who profile swap!"

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nancylee on Apr 29, 2019:

Thanks for joining- these are bonus images, I hope your rainy April leads to beautiful blooms :)

satinification on Apr 29, 2019:
  • Profile Fun - Stick Figure Self Portrait

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Hello Paola!

What a fun swap! It took me a minute + borrowing crayons from my son ;) Haha. Little sticky me looks a bit like an alien.

Have a wonderful day!

~Agnieszka

satinification on Apr 29, 2019:

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  • April showers bring May flowers! profile decor
mcovey on Apr 29, 2019:

2019 Profile Hello #4

Hello from Virginia! Happy Spring to you ! Love this time of year , when everything is blooming! I am also a Cancer , June 22nd here ! Hope you have an amazing week ! Mary

tentmari on Apr 28, 2019:

Plant a tree on my profile- arbor day decoration

A Year in the Life of a Tree

The best friend on earth of man is the tree. When we use the tree respectfully and economically, we have one of the greatest resources on earth.

                                    - Frank Lloyd Wright
tentmari on Apr 28, 2019:

FireBall96 on Apr 28, 2019:

April Showers bring May flowers profile decor swap.

I hope you have a happy Spring and have been enjoying the weather as much as you can thus far! Best wishes, Fire Ball

nancylee on Apr 28, 2019:

Bonus mages <3

Greetings-thank you for joining the swap- we have several beautiful trees growing around our home and try to give back helping at public tree steward (cleaning/mulching) events, tree giveaways and educations events. They are a beauty we all share which nourish us in many ways and I thank them - Happy Arbor Day!

9O96O on Apr 27, 2019:

'Plant a tree on my profile- arbor day decoration' swap

Hello Astrodogg. Trees are vital to human life. An Arbor Day is a great way to remember how important trees are to our lives.

arbor day

forest walk

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