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Last Online: February 27, 2017
Birthday: June 7
Country: United States
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NOTE: I ALWAYS RATE, USUALLY THE DAY I RECEIVE A SWAP. I hope others treat swaps received from me the same way. I usually mail very soon after partners are assigned, so if you haven't received a swap, PM me, I'll resend.

A New Yorker for over 25 years I retired to Cape Cod spring 2009. This is a beautiful part of the country with mostly good weather. I recommended it for a vacation. If you're going to be here, PM me, I'd love to meet you.

I'm am a traveler, a writer, a quilter and quite few other things we won't go into.

TO THRIFT STORE SWAP PARTNERS Love Thrift Shopping, especially scarves, cloth tote bags, fabrics I can use in quilting, blue and white dishes, and little vases, old jars of buttons, ribbons, braid and rickrack, nice placemats, napkins, potholders, eye glasses cases.

The list below is things I'm always happy to receive, whether thrift shop or other kinds of swaps:

Things I Like:

cotton fabrics suitable for quilting. I like all colors (black and whites, red, clear bright colors, batiks). I don't like novelty prints, especially don't like cartoony ones. Buttons and ribbons and other embellishments are appreciated.

I love all kinds of,chocolate, I also like caramels, nutty candies, and fruity ones, teas but not fruit flavors and I don't like chai very much. Coffee but not flavored.

I like useful things like pens, and markers, note cards, interesting post-its, swap labels, small blank books, arty postcards, interesting computer stationary, non-cartoony stickers.

I don't like kawai or hello Kitty stuff. I don't need little odds and ends; I don't scrapbook or do small crafts.

I'm a pretty serious person. I love the writing swaps and ones including poetry. Since I quilt passionately I love the fabrics especially those with some metallic in their patterns and also sky and landscape-y designs, also fabrics with trees and realistic birds or other animals.

I really appreciate notes that tell me about who you are and where you live. Knowing what makes people individual is the fun part of any correspondence, even on postcards. I'm sad when a swapper just gives her name and says nothing else.

Favorite Music

Classical, the usual big names, Beethoven, Mozart, Schubert, and just about the whole mixed bunch. I play the piano and especially enjoy all sorts of piano music.

Favorite Movies

I prefer European movies to American, usually. Loved Lord of the Rings. Want good acting rather than entertainment or thrills or even laughs. Admire good script writing which occasionally happens in American movies, but not often. Like documentaries too.

Favorite Television

Do not have a TV, consider most of it mind numbing drek. I read A LOT! I do not read genre books, as I said I'm pretty serious and especially about literature. I like books by important foreign authors, poetry, books about nature or people's travels and many kinds of non-fiction but not self-help or new age. Please don't send me books. I'm really picky.

The only books I'd like to receive are blank journals or nice little notebooks that I can carry in a purse.

Favorite Crafts

Quilting! And writing of all sorts. I like other people's textiles but I can't knit or crochet and don't embroider or do needlepoint although I used to do both. I like and use all colors. I'm not into vintage. I rarely use lace or rick-rack but I love interesting buttons and ribbons. I sell my quilts and am open to personal swaps of my quilts for something you have or make.

All writing is craft; I write A LOT, love writing letters, as well as poetry, fiction, nonfiction and journals -- also my blogs. One is supposed to be about quilting but is also about what I'm reading or concerned about. My second blog is for my serious side and for occasional crabby rants. I'd love it if people who go to my blogs would leave a comment. I'd be thrilled if you liked it enough to recommend it or become a follower.

Pllease Don't Send

books [ see above] I'm VERY picky.

religious things from any religion and no fairies, witches, unicorns or other magic stuff

flavored coffees

anything Hello kitty or Kawai

Don't write to me in texting shorthand -- PLEASE! -- it makes my hair stand on end.


Comment: Thank you for your nice note card and note enclosed. I hope there are no more bad storms in your area. I would enjoy one more snowfall, as there isn't any with the mild temps last week here in Toronto area.
Comment: Thank you!
Comment: Thank you I enjoyed your letter i always wanted to go to Cape Cod sounds amazing.
jandmterry rated for Letter Swap # 10 on Feb 24, 2017
Comment: Thank you for the nice letter. I enjoy hearing what you have been doing lately.
denisedecker58 rated for List Of Three on Feb 23, 2017
Comment: Thank you June! Always enjoy reading your answers!
shoediva rated for Letter Swap #7 on Feb 20, 2017
Comment: Thank you so much for your letter and extras.
Comment: Thanks!
sherheart rated for Winter Housekeeping - Destash swap on Feb 16, 2017
Comment: Thank you for all of the magazines, fabric shiny letters and quilt blick template. Very generous package
Response: Enjoy - and thanks for the heart.
susieq40 rated for TF: Random Acts of Kindness Day on Feb 15, 2017
Comment: June, don't anything better than what you sent to me for RAK. I always can use these items, so thank you very much, appreciated. 😻
Response: I'm so glad.
Comment: I loved your letter and of course I don't mind them being in the same envie! For me it's all about what's in the letter and your letters are GREAT!!!! Thank you so much!
jaimierandolph rated for Letter Swap #4 on Feb 15, 2017
Comment: OMGoodness June!!!!!! I love the letter and extra's you have sent me! Thank you so much!
Comment: I lI've the note card. I will have to send it.to my mother in law, she collects lighthouses
ladyaries7 rated for TF- Red in it! on Feb 7, 2017
Comment: Thank you!
Comment: Thanks for the unique card and great goodies you sent.
Response: Thanks for the heart -- it's m 2000th! and it's not even VAlentine's day.
athousandyears rated for Would you Rather Round #7 on Feb 3, 2017
Comment: Please next time use BCC when emailing. My privacy is important to me.
Response: I aplogize for not remembering the BCC this time. Thanks for reminding me.
aligurl75 rated for Would you Rather Round #7 on Feb 3, 2017
Comment: I had some of the same answers for you but for different reasons. It was fun seeing your thought process and learning a little more about you. Thank you for sharing :)
Janevey rated for Would you Rather Round #7 on Feb 2, 2017
Comment: Thank you for sharing your answers. It was nice to read :)
Traceyk rated for Write a letter Quick Swap 3# on Jan 31, 2017
Comment: Thank you for the wonderful letter! Your quilts are beautiful!!!
Response: I'm glad you enjoyed it. Thanks for the heart.
findmeintheforest rated for Poetry by women on Jan 30, 2017
Comment: Beautiful poem thank you for sharing :)
Response: Thanks for the heart.

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jukejan on Feb 5, 2017:

Congrats on 2000 swaps!

perkl8r on Sep 8, 2016:

Thank you dear for the lovely polka dotted fabric, and for thinking of me!

I love your packages.


anrtist on Aug 12, 2016:

IF you will go into the APDG = Artistic PROFILE Deco group
There is a thread IN there with tips to post pictures ;-)
Hundreds have learned how to do it there...
it is really so easy! Just have to use this formula ...
! [ ] ( paste your saved picture info here )
then press enter;-)

& I just found this one and had to share it with you too!!! I think you will get a kick out of it,,, ☺ Blessings! cc

perkl8r on May 31, 2016:

Currently on display at work on my Mini Art Quilt Gallery is one beautiful piece of art by June Calender called "Pioneers Circles of Protection" from 2-2013.

I change my display when the urge hits me or we have a special holiday but this one has been up for 3 weeks and I love it!

jukejan on Mar 29, 2016:

My wee giftie was filled with wonderful things that I will use in my paper swaps! Thanks so much.

anrtist on Mar 4, 2016:

THANK YOU @junemoon
for the wonderful envie stuffed full of
beautiful fabrics ;-)
Blessings, cc

anrtist on Dec 3, 2015:

Blessings, cc

EmilyT on Nov 30, 2015:

Thanks for the nice stash of squares for QnT Nov wta! I love how many of them are all swirly and Art Nouveau-esque! Then that bold pink pattern is way cool I'm not normally. A pink person but that pattern is WoW! :)

Artistic on Nov 3, 2015:

Thank you for the lovely get well card. It has brightened my spirits.

cmdunderground on Oct 26, 2015:

thank you so much for the beautiful and elegant fabric and all the fun extras you sent me for the Q&T October WTA! hugs

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