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sleepingrover2010

sleepingrover2010
Original Member
Last Online: December 12, 2019
Birthday: December 9, 1957
Country: United States

About Me

I AM BACK AFTER ABOUT A YEAR OFF DUE TO HEALTH ISSUES. THE HEALTH ISSUES AREN'T GONE BUT I'M READY TO COME BACK FOR AWHILE. I WILL HAVE A SHORT TRIP COMING UP FROM NOV. 6-10. THEN I WILL BE GONE FROM NOV. 16-DEC. 13. HOWEVER, I WILL BE PARTICIPATING IN SWAP-BOT WHILE I AM GONE. PLEASE SEND MY SWAPS TO THE ADDRESS BELOW STARTING NOV. 11TH.

BARBARA BRANDT

%CHRIS BRANDT

46 N. RIDGE RD

OLD GREENWICH, CT

                            06870

I am a former elementary school teacher who was placed on disability more than 20 years ago due to poor and serious health concerns. I am the aunt to 5 nephews and 4 nieces. One of my nieces is adopted and from Ethiopia. Her name is Mihret (mih-ret). I love making ATC, cards, Skinny cards, books, pocket letters, pen pal kits, and button fairies. I also like to collect postcards, notecards, and ATCs.

Favorite Music

My favorite music is soft and easy rock. I also like Wyndam Hills music. I like folk music. I enjoy Christian music; especially chant music. I also enjoy world music.

Favorite Books

I am a reader of novels by many different authors. I enjoy romantic novels, mystery and suspense, Christian-based books(both fiction and useable materials), children's books(informational books, alphabet books), Some authors I like:

Danielle Steele

Fern Michaels

Sandra Brown

Melody Beattie

Patricia Cornwell

Debbie Macomber

Favorite Movies

I don't go to many movies but here are some movies that I have enjoyed. I especially love to watch the old movies on TCM(Turner Classic Movies).

Sully

The Doctor

Sound of Music

Gone with the Wind

Elephant Man

Wizard of Oz

Pretty Woman

Dirty Dancing

Hunger Games

Divergent

Bodyguard

Father of the Bride series(old version)

Dr. Kildare(old movie series)

Favorite Television

I enjoy watching TV. There are quite a few shows I enjoy watching. I enjoy watching a variety of shows.

The Voice

Chicago Fire

The Arrow

Chicago Med

How to Get Away With Murder

Hawaii Five-O

Blue Bloods

Chesapeake Shores

Law and Order(all of them)

This Is Us

Eyewitness

Miss Fisher's Mysteries

Rizzoli and Isles

Castle

New Amsterdam

Treadstone

Seal Team

S. W. A. T.

The Doctor

The Rookie

My Wishlist

Postcards--art, state(send me a note about this), no touristy cards, animals(prefer unique animals), unique places, actors, actresses, books, New Yorker or other magazines, old ads,

I like my postcards sent in Envelopes.

Notecards--unique cards

supplies for pocket letters-stickers, ephermera, die-cuts, ribbon, other items for putting in the pockets

designed ribbon

supplies for cards--die cuts, ribbon(wide--up to 1- 1/2,no smaller than 3/4inch solid colors),ephermera(pictures for one example), wooden accents, paper and/or silk flowers or other mediums, in a variety of colors, lace(white and in color, wide--up to 1 inch, no smaller than than 1/2 inch), card packets(square cards, other card shapes)

playing cards with interesting backs on them, preferably different pictures but will also take designs, not the standard blue or red backgrounds

paper, designed, 4x6 up to 8 1/2 x 11, no solids

wooden accents of various objects, no smaller than a 1/2 inch and no larger than 3/4 inch, choose ones that might work for cards, pocket letters or ATCs

flowers--paper and other mediums,small flowers of various colors to use for a variety of art experiences

Tim Holtz Supplies--alcohol inks, alcohol ink pads, and other supplies, love the artistic supplies,

rubber stamps--holidays, birthday, alphabets, ink pads(check with me about colors)

3-D stickers of all the states(Hobby Lobby has these), 3-D stickers of other things, stickers of many other things

coloring books--I like postcards to color, cards to color, religious coloring books, cat coloring books, cities coloring book Flower coloring books, NO Harry Potter Coloring books, like small coloring books, postcard coloring books

Knitting supplies--circular needles(size 16", 24" and if there is one smaller than 16" that would be great ), knitting bag, multicolor yarns that are for scarves and/or blankets etc.(ask clerks, not sock yarn), bamboo needles(sizes 7, 9,), knitting books that have easy patterns,

Pocket letters:

nine pocket plastic baseball card holders(amazon has a box of 100 and I think you can get packages of 25), I'd rather have the 25

ATC cards (White cards and brown cards--Hobby Lobby carries them in packages of 25 I think. they are $1.99 They are cut to the size of the plastic pockets.)

Colorful Cardstock Paper--Solid or Print in Packages

Varied Scrapbooking Supplies that can be put in the Pockets as gifts (I cut apart a package of stickers to put in a pocket for example)

Baking--some utensils,minor ingredients,( not flour, sugar, butter, oil, vanilla, etc) send a recipe

Journals--travel Journals I have found at Michael's that are made by Recollection. I have a blue-covered one, WOULD LOVE TO HAVE THE OTHER COLORED ONES. ALSO LIKE TO HAVE AT LEAST 2 ADDITIONAL BOOK INSERTS, ALSO WOULD LIKE PLASTIC INSERTS, ANY OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE WOULD BE NICE

Ratings

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Comment: Thanks your email about autumn, I agree with you! :)
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Comment: I loved to read your answer. That's right, summer is associated with vacation period but you can take it any time you wish!
euniceq rated for 30 Days of Gratitude Day #17: Winter on Dec 10, 2019
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Comment: Thank you for sharing your thoughts on winter. Skiing in your way sounds like a lot of fun!
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Comment: Thank you for sharing details on the history of medicine, and for sharing your story. I'm chronically ill myself and I related to what you shared!
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Comment: Thank you for sharing why your grateful for your body!
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Comment: I agree that we ourselves have to maintain balance of technology and life without technology. Thanks for sharing your story.
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Comment: Thank you for sharing!
ammalu rated for 30 Days of Gratitude Day #8: Home on Dec 6, 2019
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Comment: Thank you for sharing all about the various homes you have lived in. Quite a variety to be thankful for. :)
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Comment: Thanks for sharing about your love of travel ...wow you’ve been all over the place ...I hope one day I’ll be able to see as many places as you have ...it sounds so nice to be moving closer to family for you...big changes are sometimes nice
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Comment: Hello Barb, Thank you for the wonderful e-mail. I agree, reading and writing go hand in hand. I also love reading children's books from time to time - I particularly like and follow Miss Peregrine's peculiar children. Happy Reading :-) Mickie
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Comment: Thank you for the extra washi samples and your lovely notecard. All the washi tapes were new to me 😁.
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Comment: Thanks for your lovely answer.
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Nicollcia rated for 30 Days of Gratitude Day #3: Food on Nov 27, 2019
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Comment: Thank you for the swap! I have never eaten snails, I wonder how do they taste like :)
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Comment: Thanks! I wish I was closer to my sister but we’ve never really had anything in common.
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Comment: Welcome back to swap-bot c: I love the selections of washi samples you picked for me! Also, happy early birthday!!
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Comment: Thank you for the lovely gratitude e-swap. I especially loved your point of new living being coming to life. Happy gardening!
allest03 rated for Share your notecard stash #5 on Nov 23, 2019
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jenidleman rated for Halloween Pocket Letter on Nov 3, 2019
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Comment: Thank you! :)

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Comments

SoCarla on Dec 9, 2019:

THANKS for joining the Destash swap, and for having a lot of detail in your profile.

lemooon on Nov 30, 2019:

Wishing you all the best!

LLL~Location,Location,Location!

BusyB on Aug 1, 2018:

Started a new group, my first ever! Hope you will join me..it's called Merry Memorydex and Rolo Swaps USA

Mimi7 on Jul 25, 2018:

Hi Barbara thanks for coloring and sending home my fish coloring card, I love how it turned out!

Mimi7 on Jul 24, 2018:

Hi Barbara, I have not been rated for Art Collab #6 and was just curious if you received it. thanks Donna

BusyB on May 8, 2018:

Hello, I uploaded another Memorydex swap on USAPC group. I hope you can join!

Larina on Nov 1, 2017:

Thanks so much for sending me back my unicorno postcard! The finished result is amazing! Such pretty colors!

Mimi7 on Aug 26, 2017:

thanks for coloring on my manatee pc , it turned out wonderful :)

Swan on Jun 16, 2017:

Thank you for the postcard for the Postcard Roulette! I love the picture of the reading girls. (I'm just a bit confused that you are not listed as a participant for the swap.)

BetsyG on Jun 16, 2017:

Hi Barbara, thank you for your part in the collaborative postcard #1. I love seeing what was done with my postcard.

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