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dustcollector

dustcollector
Date Joined: January 7, 2008
Last Online: September 21, 2017
Birthday: September 17
Country: United States

About Me

I am a retired school librarian and former English teacher. Currently I share my home with cats and three dogs.

Favorite Music

I love most kinds of music, but I am not a musician. I only play the radio, and I only sing for small children who are very forgiving. If I must chose a favorite type, it would probably be folk music from around the world.

Favorite Books

In my opinion, Charlotte's Web is right up at the top of the best books in whole world. Another favorite is Seedfolks. I read lots of books intended for children and young adults. The illustrations in picturebooks make them particularly tempting. I enjoy the39 Clues, Percy Jackson, Septimus Heap, and Missing series. I love audio books and listen in the car all of the time unless I have a passenger. I am enjoying the Massie Dobbs mysteries.

Favorite Movies

One of my favorite films is A New Leaf with Walter Mathau and Elaine May. Other favorites are What's Up, Doc? with Barbara Streisand and Madeline Kahn and Man's Favorite Sport with Rock Hudson and Paula Prentis. I know they are oldies, but so much fun. March of the Penguins made me cry. I've seen Avatar twice. Hidden Figures was excellent.

Favorite Television

Some shows I don't like to miss are the Amazing Race, Designated Survior, Charlie Rose, Nova, and Nature. I enjoy dance programs. Sunday Morning on CBS is one of the best shows on TV, but I need to record it if I want to see it. We see Jeopardy at suppertime. When I was staying with my mom, I really enjoyed the Doc Morton series which is now on our local PBS station. I also listen to some PBS programming while I am doing other things. I am a fan of NPR.

Favorite Crafts

I like arts andcrafts. I have done some sewing and embroidery, but not counted cross-stich. I enjoy making something out of nothing. My mother was very resourceful that way. I have been spending a lot more time with plants in the yard and have my own private jungle.

About Me

As a volunteer, I use my post cards from swaps for activities with students at school. I appreciate interesting stamps almost as much as the postcards. I learned about Postcrossing from another Swap-bot member's profile, and I have been doing that, too. Mail is so much more interesting these days! I love things representative of other countries and cultures. I also would like for students to see UNESCO sites (see the list at http://whc.unesco.org/en/list .)

About Me

I always read my partner's profile and try to suit his or her preferences. Please let me know if you have not received a swap. If for some reason, you do not receive a rating from me, please contact me after a reasonable amount of time has passed. I try to rate the day something arrives. Once in a while, postcards have been trapped in catalogs or magazines.

Ratings

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Comment: Thank you so much :)
jn6754 rated for Naked Postcard x3 - Senders Choice on Sep 27, 2017
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Comment: The card is beautiful and it arrived in good condition. I hope you and your family made it through the weather. I have really enjoyed the swaps with you.
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Comment: Love the postcard! Thank you!
Eclectonote rated for Random PC International #8 on Sep 12, 2017
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Comment: Great postcard of the Mardi Gras float - love it! The illustration is detailed and very enjoyable. Thanks for selecting this card for me.
Response: I am happy you liked my choice. You are most welcome. Thank you for the rating and the heart.
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Comment: Thank you, Joan! I LOVED your pansy postcard. I recently celebrated what would have been my grandmother's 77th birthday, and then a week later the 2nd anniversary of her passing. I have a pansy tattoo because my grandmother and mother would always say how tough pansies are, thriving despite tough conditions. The women in my family are like pansies! AND purple is my favorite color too... So, needless to say, your postcard was perfect for me. Thank you!
Response: I am glad the pansy card pleased you. I am sorry about your grandmother's passing. I was very close to mine. Thank you for your message and the rating.
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Comment: Thank you very much for your postcard!!
Response: You're welcome. Thanks for the rating.
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Comment: Thanks for nice PC. I live about an hour south of Cape (SEMO) ! 💕
Response: You're welcome. I see you have a total eclipse coming your way in several years or at least close by. My grandparents lived in Paragould, Arkansas which shouldn't be terribly far from you. Best wishes
bluehairedmary rated for Random PC International #7 on Aug 21, 2017
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Comment: Great location! Looks lovely and peaceful! I'd visit there too! Thanks for sharing!
Response: You're welcome. Thanks for the heart and rating.
jn6754 rated for Random PC International #7 on Aug 19, 2017
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Comment: This is a great card! I have a feeling my adult son may "borrow" it. He is the one that got me into Marvel.l\. Very cool!
marclively rated for Postcrossing Obsessed?! 40 on Aug 16, 2017
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Comment: Joan, thanks for the great snail mail! Marc
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Comment: thanks for the nice card. Hope your granddaughter has a great school year. Karen
Response: Thank you for your kind wishes, rating, and heart. I am glad you like the card"
MelbourneGirl rated for Random PC International #6 on Aug 10, 2017
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Comment: Thank you for the beautiful quilt postcard - it is very beautiful and we love the colours too. <3 <3 <3
Response: You are welcome. I am happy you enjoy it.😊
kathiann rated for Collage Card/Postcard on Aug 7, 2017
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Comment: Oh my gosh! This is awesome! I love it! Thank you so much for sending this one (and the last one) it's perfect :)
Response: you're very welcome. Thanks for the rating and heart. Sorry for the goof up.😊
katiepumpkin rated for ANIMAL PC #3 C is for... on Aug 7, 2017
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Comment: Thank you for the postcard, great choice! This reminds me of my cat, he has a small head and a huge belly! We always laugh at him as it swings like this
Response: You're welcome. I'm glad it brought a smile. Thanks for the rating and heart.🐱
Sharlie rated for Solar Eclipse Stamp PC! on Aug 4, 2017
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Comment: Thank you for the postcard!
Response: You're welcome. Thank you for rating and the heart.
young46356 rated for 5 USED postcards swap on Aug 4, 2017
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Comment: Thank you very much.
Response: You're welcome and thank you for the rating and heart.
dawnakaulen rated for Random PC International #6 on Aug 3, 2017
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Comment: Great choice, thank you!
Response: Happy you are pleased. Thanks for the rating and heart❣
MamaMangrove rated for Graveyard Postcard #1 on Aug 2, 2017
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Comment: Hello across the peninsula. Thank you for the interesting historical grave site pc. I'm a research nerd so checked out the lines of poetry on the stone. Turns out they were written by James Russell Lowell.
Response: 😊Happy it interested you. Thanks for the rating and heart.
Lantana149 rated for Alter ONE Postcard - USA on Aug 2, 2017
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Comment: Thank you for the PC so very cute!
Response: You're very welcome.🌺Thanks for The rating and the heart. It was a fun swap.
Miamorswife rated for B&W PCs week 30 on Aug 1, 2017
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Comment: i thought the same thing!
Response: 😊

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