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churlann

churlann
Date Joined: January 21, 2012
Last Online: July 8, 2020
Birthday: April 11
Country: United States
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About Me

Hi my name is Sherry, but I got the nickname Churlann from my kids a long time ago. They thought it was cute so it stuck with me. I live in a small rural farming community near State College PA. That's our go-to town for shopping, work, library and events We love living near a university town but far enough away that we don't have to deal with traffic and the crazy student population on a daily basis.. Especially on football weekends. Go Penn State! I have been retired from teaching elementary kiddos, in an emotional support program, for 7 years now! I still miss it, but I love having freedom to do other things that I love. I am a Gramma to 6 beautiful children, ages range from 12 to 2. two bio, 2 adopted, and 2 step. I live with my husband, and our little Beagle mixed pup, Angel. We're not farmers but love having a garden and raising some chickens. I also spend a lot of my free time sewing just about anything. I love sewing for for my grandkids, friends and myself. I also have a little shop on Etsy called CreeksideFibers, where I sell recycled wool items such as mittens and purses and Christmas ornaments And various other items like baby shoes, shopping totes and such. My hobbies include hiking, photography, sewing, crocheting and reading. Sewing is on the top of my list though. I just finished working on a block quilt for our spare room where my grandsons sleep when they visit. I also love swapping postcards, letters, small surprise packages, buttons, and photo cards of anything. I love to read books but mostly in the winter. I love to cook and try new and interesting recipes. I have been gluten free and sugar free for over a year now and feel so much healthier for it. So if you are sending me recipes, keep that in mind. Thanks. I have three grown children, and even though they aren't at home anymore, I still spend time with them whenever I can. We are a very close family. I have been married to the same wonderful man for 46 years and we are happy happy happy, to this day.

Favorite Music

I love music, music, music. I have a huge collection of CD's. Some of them are signed by the artist. My favorite genres are Bluegrass, Old Timey, Old Country music, and old rock and roll. My husband is a musician, playing dobro and guitar, He has played in several Bluegrass bands. He is currently playing with a singer songwriter from our area that is very talented. We go to at least three Bluegrass Festivals every summer and go to many concerts that are local. But I have all kinds of music in my collection which is vast. Anything from Adele to Merle Haggard.

Favorite Movies

I love to go to the movies. I also watch a lot on Amazon Prime and Netflx in the winter. I like English drama, mysteries, comedies and documentaries. 1/24/20... I just saw Mr. Rogers. Neighborhood and it brought back memories of when my kids were little. Also watched Anne with an E on Netflix. Highly recommend!

Message to swappers

Please don't forget to rate when you receive a swap. I don't archive until rates are done both ways. This has been a problem lately. For this reason I don't join swaps with multiple partners because it is so hard to keep track till everyone rates. Let me know by message if you have not received my swap. I will make it right!! I would hate to get a low rating for something that didn't show up. I am faithful at sending. I love reading the notes in my swaps. I learn so much about people. So if you send me something I will definitely read it. Also, sometimes I get mail that I can't read the handwriting. That is frustrating. Thanks for being careful and taking your time. Also an FYI about postcard mailing...It seems that some postcards get marked up on the front, by the postage machine. These are usually on art cards that are not glossy. I try to take mine to the local post office and have them hand stamp them, so that doesn't happen. I love these cards and often display them before I put them away.

Things I love

FABRICS: If you are sending scraps, I would prefer at least "fat Quarters" I can use in block quilts. Vintage fabric prints, especially from the 50's and 60"s. brightly colored cotton blend prints and patterns, are extra special. Currently I am working on small patchwork quilts for the foster care program in our area. Each child will given a blanket to take with them to their foster home and keep forever. I have made 10 so far and will keep making them through the year.
NOTECARDSl; handmade, artsy or photography cards are my favorite, but I'm not picky at all. POSTCARDS: VINTAGE first, black and white, art themed, animals, birds, trains, musicians, quotes and recipe. Would love to have postcards from, Alaska, Hawaii, Maine, and Colorado, Montana, other countries if you have one of those. Also, any famous landmarks. PLEASE...if you can, have them hand canceled at the post office. I would appreciate that. I have gotten some beautiful pcs that were marked up by the postage meter. Thanks!!

Ratings

Klymntine rated for Brighten My Week Notecard July #2 on Jul 10, 2020
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Comment: Sherry, It really did make my day to receive your notecard :) I've added the books you're reading to my list.
SkaGirl rated for Brighten My Week Notecard July #1 on Jul 6, 2020
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Comment: Thanks!!! :)
ericabella rated for Quick PC Swap #2 on Jul 6, 2020
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Comment: Thank you for the lovely postcard!
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Comment: Thank you
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Comment: Thanks for the great postcard! I agree, My Big Fat Greek Wedding is a great movie! Just put some Windex on it. 😁
Response: Yep.
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Comment: Hello Sherry. I received your postcard today! I hope you are still saying safe and healthy. I agree, we all hope for the health of everyone and the health of our nation as well. Take care and happy swapping <3 <3 <3
klover rated for TGIF Weekend Notecard #193 on Jun 8, 2020
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Comment: Thank you for the pretty notecard. I think thats great that you have date night! My hubby and I have been togeather 25 years. I am not even sure what a date is anymore. LOL! I am happy you got to have a mothers day picnic with your loved ones:-). Happy swapping! swapping! (sorry for the delayed rating). Please see my profile page if you are in need of an explanation.
kssunlover1947 rated for Transportation on Jun 5, 2020
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Comment: Thank you for the card from the NewYork City Fire Museum. Enjoy your kitty they do make good companions.
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Comment: Thanks for the postcard. It was lovely hearing from you!
Allylu rated for Postcards With a Prompt #89 - US Only on May 29, 2020
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Comment: Thank you so much for the fun postcard - we have been saying we will make Buckeyes for a couple of years, now we have no excuse! I do like eggplant, tofu maybe, spicy food YES, but chicken livers and oysters - no way. LOL
Response: Those buckeyes are yummy!
kittyfun rated for Christmas Greeting Card to Postcard on May 22, 2020
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Comment: Thank you! Sorry so very late.
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Comment: Thank you for the fun postcard! I love your activities!
Response: Thanks
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Comment: Thank you! We have almost all the same websites in common! Nice swapping with a fellow Pennsylvanian! Stay safe!
Response: Thanks, you to!!
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Comment: Thanks for the lovely PC. I am a fan of architecture how would like to see a few FLW homes. This one is in such a beautiful setting.
oldsoul rated for TGIF Weekend Notecard #186 on Apr 9, 2020
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Comment: Thank you Sherry, it was nice to read of your adventures. I've also been spending more time in nature due to the situation. For me, it is easy, as I live just next to a forested area, that goes all the way to the center of the town. I wish you and your family all the best now and in the future.
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Comment: Sounds like you're keeping yourself busy during all this. I really like this PC! Thank you!
nancylee rated for CUTE GNOME Matter What! on Mar 19, 2020
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Comment: What a sweet little gnome! I know what took so long, I've walked across the Golden Gate and he has much shorter legs but is now safe in NYC and ready for more fun! Thank you:)
Response: Oh good, I'm so glad he made it safely.
young46356 rated for SS: February Color: RED on Mar 11, 2020
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Comment: Thank you very much, my daughter loves surprises. That old factory sounds very interesting. Rich
PinotAndPostcards rated for Repurposed Paper Envelopes on Mar 11, 2020
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Comment: Thanks for the fun envelopes. Making them from calendars is such a great idea!! I wish i had thought of that before now. I've had some really good one over the years.
nanadiana rated for TGIF Weekend Notecard #183 on Mar 6, 2020
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Comment: It sounds like you had the perfect weekend! Thank you for the postcards too. I appreciate the Get Well PC because I caught a cold while we were in Seattle last weekend. Thankfully, it's just a cold! My twin grandsons will love the Great Lakes Ships PC too. Thank you!

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Comments

Mugsie on Mar 4, 2019:

Sherry ~ thank you also for the wonderful fabric and buttons! Kelly

lou on Apr 23, 2018:

Happy Birthday Month from Sharp Shooters!

ladybugluvsstuff on Mar 6, 2015:

Hi Sherry! I really enjoyed reading your profile.That is really sweet you and your husband read to each.There is nothing like fresh vegetables from your own garden,I wish I had access to them year round! I also love the Titanic,coffee,beads and buttons.I love the old gospel music,my favs: amazing grace and the old rugged cross.Happy swapping my Pa neighbor!

Apelser on Dec 31, 2014:

From Sharings God's Grace Group:

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dalbright on Nov 15, 2012:

You’re invited! Come de-clutter your desk with us!?: “Desk De-clutter #7 USA”

knitopheliac on Jul 5, 2012:

Not a hassle at all. :) I'm just glad we worked everything out. Happy Swapping!

Nekozet on Jun 24, 2012:

It blows my mind how you were able to work practically ALL of my favorite things into a single swap! You are special and I hope you feel all the love of the world, and beyond, in every day of your life! God bless you!!

Shannoncollar on Jun 1, 2012:

Nice to meet another Central PA person!

biasbabe on Apr 29, 2012:

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To the Nuts for Sewing Group

wreckthisgirl on Mar 15, 2012:

Thanks for the birthday message, it was very nice of you :) And I'm sure I'll love your envie! xx Fab

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