Swap-bot Time: January 15, 2021 12:31 pm


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Last Online: January 13, 2021
Birthday: January 12
Country: United States
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About Me, Likes and Dislikes

Thank you @LoveToCraftInAZ Lisa and @widelo123 Shirley @MsKuky Liza for being so kind and supportive. You are truly Christmas angels. :)

I am a two-spirit person, which means I am both male and female. I am a US Army Veteran, and former dispatcher for the Fillmore Police Department. I also worked in a Navy Chemistry lab for 28 years.

Dislikes - I do not like pictures of children or babies. I do not like articles about them. I AM SINGLE. I have no children. I have no interest in them!

Teas - since I am doing a lot of tea swaps these days. I like all kinds of teas, and am willing to try any of them at least once. I do not have any allergies. I will be happy with anything you send me, the more unusual the better. I especially love spicy teas.

For Speedy Found ATC's - please do not send me pictures of children or babies. I am not married, and I have never had any children. I do not find pictures of them to be 'cute.' I also do not want any pictures of toilets. Thank you.

Things I love: Middle Earth elves, unicorns, dragons and other mythical creatures. I want an Eye of Sauron Christmas ornament. Oh, and a lego Barad-Dur to put in my garden. It is about 8 feet tall. Eru! I would love this! Swords, beautiful knives, pictures of warriors, especially Middle Earth elven warriors. My two favorites are Ecthelion and Glorfindel.

I love unicorns. My elve loves rabbits

Other things I like - anything about Ancient Egypt. Queen Hatshepsut and King Tutankhamun are my favorites.

I love Hello Kitty. I think I must be the original Hello Kitty fan. I first discovered her in 1976. I also like Strawberry Shortcake and Precious Moments.

Some of you have asked about my name, or at least said that they were wondering. My real name is Nathalie. It is pronounced Nath - a - lee, NOT Nat - a - lee. I was named after my Mother's best friend. Please do not call me Nat, or think of me in those terms. Nath, or Nathi is okay. I hate being called NAT with a passion. A gnat is a little bug that flies in your face and is very annoying.

My nickname is Cynaemon, which is an anagram of all of my names.

For the Imaginative Writing Group and Fantasy PenPal Swap: Hello, my name is Ecthelion, but you can call me Etele. I am an elve and I live in Middle Earth. I was born during the First Age, and died in the Fall of Gondolin. I was remade in the Third Age. You can read a lot about me in canon works, but the history books do not tell all. I have told more of my story in my book, 'Secret Agent Elve'. I am looking forward to hearing from you. Best Wishes, Etele, Lord of the Fountain. PS - I LOVE Rabbits! I have a rabbit named Fluffy. :)

PINTEREST SWAPPERS - PLEASE NOTE - All of my boards will be Middle Earth related. I really love putting together my boards, and when I signed up for Pinterest it was my intention to make most of my boards Middle Earth/Lord of the Rings/Hobbit related. I don't want anyone to be disappointed in the boards that I do. I really enjoy putting my boards together.It is a great hobby for me and is my escape from my boring and humdrum life.

Absolutely love anything Middle Earth related, especially Silmarillion, and Lord of the Rings. Not so fond of the Hobbit. Please do not send me anything breakable.

Sept 2012 - I absolutely love slash fanfiction. I read everything I can get my hands on, and I write slash when I am not reading it. While this may not be your cup of tea, I love it. I love the freedom it gives me to write about things I would not normally write about. I also write "normal" things, mostly poetry, and, yes, children's stories. You can find that writing at www.writing.com/authors/noelanicat

Update - October 2011 - I just want to thank all of you for your lovely and positive messages. I am doing so much better these days, and am really

Hi, I want to thank this community for the warm welcome and encouragement I have received. I have tried to clear up the many ones I have, but most people from way back then are no longer active on swapbot. There is only one which is, and she refuses to contact me despite that fact that I have sent her the swap, and also PM'd her. I really don't know what else to do.


Recent upgrades from ones

As you can see I have come a long way since I came back. The recent threes are upgrades from some of the ones from the past, and I do not blame those people for giving me threes, as it was over a year before they received their items. Other people were generous to give me 5's. If you have any questiosn about my account, please PM me. Thanks.

Recent upgrades from ones:

crescendo rated for Summer mini journal - 15 pages on Oct 16, 2011

Rating: 5

Comment: I very much appreciate you coming back to SB and surprising me with the altered book summer journal. Love how you used the children's book as the foundation. May you have many happy summers to come.

Response: Hi, Crescendo, Thanks so much. It is good to be back. And I am glad you liked the journal. I had very happy memories of you and I so enjoyed making it for you.

Martij rated for I Wish I could on Aug 24, 2011

Rating: 3 Comment: beautiful journal.

Response: Hi, Joyce, Thanks so much for your re-rating. I am glad you liked the journal.

hoosiergirl rated for List Of 100 Things That Happen Around Me on Aug 1, 2011

Rating: 5

Comment: Thank you so much for contacting me and making up this swap! What a GREAT list and I love the way you used a scrapbook type format. You obviously put a lot of time and effort into it :0). I an enjoying reading the list. Thanks

Response: Thanks so much. I really enjoyed putting it together for you, and glad you liked the format.

Favorite Music

Handel's Suite in D Minor for piano, especially the third movement - Sarabande. I absolutely love to play this piece. My other favorite is Moonlight Sonata, by Beethoven. When I worked at Fry's playing their piano, I always closed with my arrangement of Amazing Grace.

I love Hawaiian music, and really any kind of indigenous music from Maorian to Celtic. There are such beautiful harmonies in this kind of music.

Favorite singers are Ke'alii Reichel. and Adam Lambert.

Favorite Movies

Don't really have any favorite movies.

Favorite Television

Survivor, Amazing Race, Big Brother, The Voice, The Masked Singer

Favorite Crafts

I like art journals.

Postcards: I have collected for many years, but no longer actively collect except for nude males. I have found some beautiful and artistic cards of nudes. If you do send me such postcards, I like MALES, not females. Thanks.

Explanation for some ones

I will be explaining some of the ones that I have received which I think are undeserved, but before I do I would like to say that I have met many wonderful, kind and understanding people on this site, and I value their friendship greatly. I look forward to many more swaps with the wonderful people in this community. And I am most happy to be here. Peace, Nathalie

Looking through my profile at the ones that I have, and it occurs to me that I do not have that many open or unsent swaps, therefore I should not have that many ones. After careful inspection, I find that a lot of the swaps I sent out were never re-rated from a 1 to a 3 or 5. After further investigation, I find that many of these people have not been on Swapbot for many years. It is my understanding that even if you send a swap out late your partner should at least rate you a three, since they have received the swap. Obviously many people do not give people even that little bit of respect. So I am posting all the swaps I have been in and sent out which were not re-rated, as they should have been. Also, it is my understanding that people should at least give you a chance to send out a swap, and a chance to be re-rated. Obviously there are people who who do not feel they need to abide by that rule either. YOU KNOW WHO YOU ARE!

Certainly you can still choose to not have me participate in your swap. Fine. That is your choice and your loss.

Flaked on

@ElixirTree for Christmas Card Swap x 10 - one Christmas card for 2012

@GeeklyChic for Art Journal For Beginners - due to be sent on 15 Jun 2013, as of August still have received nothing from her. @user3209 for Autumn Splendor ATC's, due Nov 1, 2006 @user3192 for ATC's are Dangerously Addictive!, due 7 November 2006 @user1833 - lisa higdon, for Magic, Fate and Fortune ATC's, due 21 November 2006

Non-raters: @user385 for Hand-Drawn ATC @user1549 for Hand-Drawn ATC @user1760 for Why not a simple postcard? @user4376 for Why not a simple postcard? @user4017 for Why not a simple postcard? @user4109 for Ancient Egypt ATC @goodnessrecycled for 5 X 5 handpainted paper swap @3513 for Green Postcards


Cindymt rated for We did WHAT for Christmas on Jan 14, 2021
Comment: Thanks for sharing!
Ashzaller rated for ESG: December 3-2-1 on Jan 14, 2021
Comment: Thank you so much for sharing :D
valleychic rated for ESG: December 3-2-1 on Jan 12, 2021
Comment: Thank you for sharing. I'm looking forward to the new president too. Happy new year!
Foxy rated for End of Year Questions ~ 2020 Edition on Jan 11, 2021
Comment: Thank you for your mail. I enjoyed reading through your answers. I also read about a song (Greensleeves) i don't know so i'm really looking forward to figure it out. Hope you can go to that restaurant you mentioned soon. Happy new Year!
Comment: Thank you for your answers & all the best in this new year.
Response: Thankl Ellie. Best to you too.
Comment: I wish I could have an electric blanket but with the dogs I just can't
majork29 rated for We did WHAT for Christmas on Jan 9, 2021
Comment: Enjoyed your Christmas post
majork29 rated for We did WHAT for New Year's on Jan 9, 2021
Comment: Sounds like you and your sister had a great time
Comment: I enjoyed reading about your favorite Christmas present. I buy little golden books about mice for a friend of mine that is 70 and she always loves them
Response: Hi, Paperlover, That is so sweet.
Comment: Thanks for sharing! The electric blanket sounds cozy.
Response: You're welcome. And it is wonderful. Thanks.
mchesser12 rated for GEEK of the Week PC Swap #49 on Jan 4, 2021
Comment: Thanks for the Kansas postcard and for sharing about your Hobbit movie poster. Just goes to show it never hurts to ask for things you want. I've been sick and catching up on ratings. Happy New Year!!
jessnewson98 rated for Library Lovers E-Prompt #19 on Dec 31, 2020
Comment: I am so sorry, I thought I rated you! Thanks a bunch for answering! Can't wait to be partnered with you for a swap again :)
ccmmsu rated for LLU: Virtual library tour on Dec 28, 2020
Comment: I did that tour, too, but wish I'd done it with you because I had a lot of questions about the astronomy tower! I had no idea what I was looking at sometimes. lol VERY cool library, though. Thank you for sharing your thoughts!
Response: You're very welcome.
USAFwife rated for LLU: Virtual library tour on Dec 23, 2020
Comment: I"m glad to hear you enjoyed the swap. :) I thought it was fun as well. I'd heard of a few museums that have virtual tours, but hadn't really thought of looking for them, but this has prompted me to search those out. Though it could cause my bucket list to grow. :) Happy holidays! :)
dcp0112 rated for Library Lovers E-Prompt #20 on Dec 22, 2020
Comment: What a fun swap! Merry Christmas!
Jafferty rated for LLU: Virtual library tour on Dec 22, 2020
Comment: I will have to check it out. I love the astronomy stuff too, but don't have a telescope (yet). We got our 7 yr old grandson an interactive globe so hope that is as fun as it looks. Thanks for sharing your experience.
Comment: Thanks for the swap. Such a nice little station building and museum pieces.
Response: You're very welcome.
HappyMom rated for ESG: My Favorite Photo - November on Dec 20, 2020
Comment: I wish I could hear you play! Thank you for the photos!
colleenbUSA rated for Library Lovers E-Prompt #19 on Dec 20, 2020
Comment: Great ideas! I forgot to include cookies in mine, LOL, I LOVE Christmas cookies! Happy Holidays!
ariestess rated for Mission: Accomplished on Dec 19, 2020
Comment: Thanks for sharing! You did a great job!

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Meisje on Dec 4, 2020:

Just because ♥




amanda1334 on Oct 28, 2020:

Hi! I am your partner for the leave a comment #2 Swap! I apologize for the delay, due to fires in California my power has been out for the past couple of days.

Here is one of my favorite quotes! "Believe you can and you're halfway there."

hope you have a great day :) -amanda1334

cynaemon on Oct 25, 2020:

I hope you and your family had a wonderful summer despite Covid restrictions. I know my sister and I did. Take care.

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vickysounio on Oct 21, 2020:

Hello Nathalie. I hope you're having a great day! I also love Hello Kitty and Middle Earth!! Stay safe!!

Vicky (vickysounio)

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KumaHime on Oct 21, 2020:

Leave a comment #2- Hi, Nathalie! Hope you're doing well and staying safe with everything going on in the world right now :-)

FindingFunInLife on Oct 20, 2020:

halloween Leave a comment #2 HIIIIIII, I hope you have a good Halloween.

daenergymon on Oct 20, 2020:

Leave a comment #2 Good day I hope you are getting some time for yourself in these uncertain times. Now more than ever we need good people to create a new Better normal. Stay Energized, aur

Rosie2766 on Oct 20, 2020:

Sorry, forgot to leave the swap information!!! The unicorn is for the Leave a Comment #2


Rosie2766 on Oct 19, 2020:

Hi Nathalie!! I hope you are doing well!!! Have a great day!!!

Rosemary Rosie2766

bluecrayons on Oct 19, 2020:

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