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brooklynbunch

brooklynbunch
Date Joined: May 19, 2012
Last Online: January 15, 2021
Birthday: January 1
Country: United States

About Me

mystery reader, baseball fan (Brewers are home team), quilter, nature stamping, animal shelter volunteer, frogs, cheezy 1950s movies, gardener , classic car owner. I review books about cars and Formula One racing.

Favorite music: classic rock (Young Rascals, Yardbirds), Motown (Sam & Dave, Wilson Pickett, Al Green), bluegrass (Sam Bush, Alison Krauss and Union Station)

Favorite films: anything by Mel Brooks, Monty Python, comedies with Walter Matthau, Blues Brothers

Favorite authors: nonfiction: David McCullough, Simon Winchester, Richard Preston, Paul Theroux, Jane Leavy, Jane and Michael Stern. Favorite mystery authors: S.J. Rozan, Julia Spencer Fleming, Robert B. Parker, Ed McBain, Donald Westlake, Joan Hess,

Favorite TV: Criminal Minds, CSI, Top Gear (BBC version), MST3K, Columbo, The Simpsons, Futurama, NCIS,Boston Legal

Postcards: especially like major and minor league ballparks, goofy ones with giant fish jumping in boats, Route 66, movies, strange tourist attractions.

ATCs: Recently got interested in these. Don't have any preferences at the moment; I just like to see what others can create.

Recipes: cookie recipes (every year I participate in a cookie exchange, make 70-80 dozen cookies). Like un-fussy recipes that produce a large batch of cookies.

Likes: Route 66, lenticulars (those things that used to come in Crackerjack boxes. We called them winkies When you tilt them one way they show a picture, when you tilt the other, the picture changes),cookie cutters, snowmen, CHOCOLATE, caramels, Peeps, sloths, llamas, frogs, spice mixes, bookmarks, cute socks, anything Godzilla.

Christmas favorites: animated films, classics, tv holiday specials. Snacks: anything chocolate.

Dislikes: religious material (but secular Christmas items are okay--snowmen, snowflakes, candy canes, cookies, reindeer, Santas, holly, wreaths, ornaments, trees, presents, doves, the words peace and joy)

Allergies: not allergic but they clash with my meds: grapefruit and salt substitutes, licorice

I own a cat named Lulu and used to own a Springer Spaniel and Golden Retrievers. We have three rescued pugs in the family. I always wanted to own a Newfoundland. I've been to seminars on cadaver dogs, search and rescue dogs.

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Comment: Wow! This package was above and beyond! Thank you so much for the puzzles! I can’t wait to solve them! The cider and cinnamon tea is a great pairing and I think I’d like to try to drink them together😆. The cards, bookmarks and whoppers are much appreciated and I can’t get over the Austen soap and lip balm. Thank you so much for being part of the Jane Austen Book Club with me these last months. It’s been a lot of fun reading and writing with you and I loved experiencing everyone’s enthusiasm and sharing thoughts with each other. I hope you had as much fun as I did. Happy reading in the new year!
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Comment: Thanks!
squince rated for Girl POWER Postcard #9 on Jan 14, 2021
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Comment: How cute you adopted a manatee! :)
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Comment: I love Grease
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AzEkologi rated for GEEK of the Week PC Swap #51 on Jan 9, 2021
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Comment: Great bike PC BTW! Thanks for some great book recommendations! The Gran Tour sounds like a fun book concept, I'm going to put that on my TBR list! Best, Rick
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Comment: Thank-you for the lovely post card!!! You definitely picked out some great Christmas movies to watch this past season. Hope you had a great Christmas & a Happy New Year!
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Comment: Hi Susan. Thank you for the card and enclosed letter. I hope to eventually write as much as you do. I suppose it's also just getting into the habit of it. Take care!
SoberMermaid3 rated for GEEK of the Week PC Swap #48 on Jan 2, 2021
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Comment: My Mom and I used to watch Happy Days re-runs when I was a kid!
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Comment: thanks so much for the awesome envie :D
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Comment: I hope you had a fantastic Holiday! Thank you so much!!! Thank you for the bookmarks I needed new ones!!!
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Comment: Thank you so much for the darling card and bookmarks. My 89 yr. old uncle always has to be making some kind of noise. He talks, sings or whistles constantly. One of his favorite words to say is Oshkosh. When he gets started he says it, uses it in sentences, and he will spell it for you. LOL! Every time we are partnered I have to giggle about Oshkosh. Have a very Happy New Year! Hugs, Diane
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Comment: Thank you!!!
christy102194 rated for Funny Christmas Card Swap USA on Dec 29, 2020
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Comment: OMG! >0< hah! :P Hope you had a lovely Christmas! <3 :)
nanadiana rated for Snowy PC swap on Dec 29, 2020
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Comment: Thank you for the postcard and nice message. We've got a skiff of snow before Christmas but never get anything like we would get when I grew up in Montana. My dream is to have Christmas with all of my family in a mountain cabin. I know this sounds crazy in this day and age but it would be perfect if there were no wi-fi in the cabin! Maybe some day!
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Comment: Thank you so much! Happy New Year!
stiffneck78 rated for Christmas Card -SNOW 2020 on Dec 26, 2020
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Comment: Susan, thank you so much for this adorable card, bookmarks, and funny postcard. I hope you holiday season is safe and healthy and here's to hoping for a better 2021!
KellyR rated for Snowy PC swap on Dec 26, 2020
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Comment: Thank you! We live in a warm climate now, but we used to live in ND, so we are familiar with winter weather!
BLUR rated for GEEK of the Week PC Swap #50 on Dec 26, 2020
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Comment: Fantasia! What a great choice! I wouldn't have thought of it for the holidays! Thanks so much!
Lilyhax rated for Ugly PC Swap #20 on Dec 24, 2020
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Comment: Oh my. Something you never want to see while traveling.

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Comments

Itti on Jul 9, 2019:

Hi, I see you like frogs, so I was wondering if you'd be interested in joining my Scales 'n' Tails group? Technically frogs have neither scales nor tails haha but the group is for all reptiles and amphibians :)

grandmaroro on Dec 29, 2017:

25 Days of Christmas in a Padded Envelope --- Just had to add that my two cats LOVE the two small toys and the munchies you sent for them. The toys made a big hit. Thank you for being so kind.

luckycharms on Dec 21, 2017:

Merry Christmas

Fly on May 19, 2017:

Happy Swapaversary

emilynhr on Dec 24, 2016:

Meowy Christmas!

luckycharms on Dec 22, 2016:

Merry Christmas

bjmonroe on Sep 23, 2016:

anrtist on Dec 3, 2015:


Blessings! cc

myshoesdontmatch on Dec 24, 2014:

Fiddlefaddle on Jun 16, 2013:

Hi Susan: I was just quickly looking over your profile and saw your profile picture. Well, it stopped me dead in my tracks because I was in hysterics laughing!!! That picture really made my day. I'm still trying to catch my breath after my fit of laughter...too funny!! Hope you are enjoying your weekend. Thanks for the laugh :)

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