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Seacrow

Seacrow
Date Joined: February 27, 2010
Last Online: July 31, 2021
Birthday: July 6
Country: United States

Favorite Crafts

Enjoy lots of things from crochet, quilting, sewing, and embroidery, to stained glass, matchboxes, and upcycling junk. Now that I finally have my first two grands I find I do more quilting and embroidery and sewing doll clothes. I only had sons, so am thoroughly enjoying these two little ladies! Love vintage everything. My home has a 30-40s feel. We are water rationed here so out came my "cottage garden" and it's been replaced with river rocks, gravel, and drought-tolerant natives that attract native birds, butterflies, and pollinators.. Actually enjoying a big decrease in gardening chores and increase in birds and butterflies (two of my favorite things).

Favorite Music

Love many types of music from classical to big band to rock to new age. Enjoy Enya, Pink Martini, Rodrigo y Gabriela, Glen Hansard, Koop, Nouvelle Vague, Chinese and Andes flute, and Botelli, Buble, Dino, Sinatra, Connick Jr. etc. And still love listening to my favorite Ray Lynch.

Favorite Books

Love reading novels about life in other countries/different cultures. Very much enjoy Alexander McCall Smith and highly recommend his #1 Ladies Detective series for pure, relaxing enjoyment and I always learn something interesting or about human nature. Love interesting books and podcasts by scientists (Feynman, Tyson, Czerski, etc.)

Favorite Movies

Enjoy just about anything from the 30s to 60s in just about any genre except Westerns or animation. Always look forward to a good sci-fi flick. Favorite movie scene of all time is the "drive-by the cop" scene in Bridesmaids.

Favorite Television

Love River, Vera, Bomb Girls, Doc Martin, Dexter, Call the Midwife, and The Booth at the End! Enjoy Criminal Minds, Cold Case, and any of the Law and Orders. And love the old Alfred Hitchcock mystery series as well as Twilight Zone, One Step Beyond, and Star Trek. TCM my favorite network. Loved the No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series for the one season it lasted.

About Me

Looking forward to new experiences and acquaintences through swap-bot! I'm a recently retired teacher living in my favorite place on earth, enjoying my sons and their absolutely wonderful wives, and now my two precious granddaughters, and trying to catch up with all those things I had to put off while working. Love time on the beach and walking the pups along the creek, learning new things daily, and taking trips! Recently returned from long-awaited RV tour of the USA. What a blast, but so nice to get home after months on the road.I love rummage sales, flea markets, and antique shops because I love most things vintage (sappy sentimentalist). Love just about anything bird-related.

Foods: not crazy about include chocolate, peanuts, or mint, but I adore vanilla, almond, cherry, coconut, and most anything else. Love most teas and coffee, except mint and rooibos (red tea). No allergies to foods. Blood sugar been on the rise so am avoiding as many sugars and carbs as possible.

Colors: in my home are mostly warm colors--I've tried for a cozy, 40s English cottage feel. Kitchen is creams and light beige/brown. My favorite color is coral, but love most any bright and cheerful fabrics as I am trying to focus on projects for my grands.

Quote and philosophy on life: "Truly is the everything filled with wonder," Alan Dean Foster.

Always on the lookout for...

Love most things vintage. My favorite shopping is tag sales, church rummage sales & thrift shops -- just love using or repurposing things most people probably toss out! And, I will admit it here, I have trouble throwing anything potentially-useful out; it might be just the thing I need someday!

Not really into...

Animation of any kind; Westerns; modern and streamlined anything; self-help (not that I couldn't use some...)

Appreciate...

Hearing about other people's points of view; seeing others' creative works; learning interesting facts and trivia about people, their lives, their home towns and countries.

Do NOT Appreciate

Flakers. Hey, life happens to all of us. If for any reason you cannot follow through on a commitment, just let your partner and/or host know, and respond to any communications from them. Thanks.

Ratings

leo67 rated for July Birthday’s 🥳 on Jun 29, 2021
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Comment: Thank you for my great birthday card! Happy birthday to you, too!!
LindaW rated for Valentine Card Kit on Jan 15, 2021
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Comment: Thank you for the awesome Valentine card kit. I’m looking forward to using it.
Response: My goodness, that was quick! Hugs.
pbcquiltlover rated for Blind Surprise on Sep 7, 2020
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Comment: Sorry for the late rating, but thanks for a great package! <3
AnneC rated for Tea & Inspiration Swap-August on Aug 29, 2020
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Comment: This was an amazing swap, thank you. The little bird note made me so happy. The card is delightful. My son loves the stickers! I was very impressed by the packaging. Sorry for the late rating, the post office had it.
Carollee922 rated for Tea time on Aug 26, 2020
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Comment: I love these and can't wait to try. Thank you for thinking about duplicates, that is really thoughtful!
katierose rated for Tea time on Aug 24, 2020
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Comment: Hi Cheryl! Thanks so much for the teas. I love Chai and I love all the little extras you sent! I'm glad to hear your son and DIL are enjoying the area. I've lived in various parts of Virginia my whole life so I might be biased, but it's such a beautiful state. Tell them to check out McKay if they haven't already. It's a really great used book store located right in Manassas.
Carollee922 rated for Tea & Inspiration Swap-August on Aug 19, 2020
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Comment: Thank you for all the cool stuff! I appreciate your kind words, and I'm looking forward to trying the teas you sent
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Comment: Thanks for the interesting tea!
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Comment: Thank you for the tea. I haven't tried any of the ones you sent me, so I'm looking forward to it.
bluecrayons rated for 📚 Journal GIVEAWAY! on Jul 30, 2020
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Comment: Good luck on your adventure. Please let me know how it goes.
Sash90 rated for RANDOM HAPPY MAIL GIVEAWAY on Jul 25, 2020
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lasciviouskisses rated for RANDOM HAPPY MAIL GIVEAWAY on Jul 25, 2020
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bexthelibrarian rated for Quick Pick 3 Swap #8 on Jul 18, 2020
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Comment: Cheryl, your note was so touching! I read it when I got home from work and it made me tear up! I love everything you sent - you were so generous. I wish I could give you more than one heart for this. Many thanks and much love!
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Comment: Thanks - sorry for the late rating!
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Comment: Thank you so much for the beautiful Bow Tie block and purple fabric! Hugs, Diane
suzmoon rated for Envie of Ephemera on Jul 31, 2019
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Comment: Wow! That was a lot of ephemera! I especially love the vintage ones. I think I can find uses for them, thank you so much! ❤️
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Comment: I love the fabrics, especially the 1930's print. Thank you so much! I didn't have any of this print.
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Comment: Thanks for the nice block. Love the tea!
pbcquiltlover rated for I Spy Jars Quilt block swap #7 on May 15, 2019
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Comment: Thank you for the lovely jar!
earthnk rated for I Spy Jars Quilt block swap #7 on Apr 20, 2019
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Comment: Thank you for the cute seashells block. Hoping to make it to the poppy fields before the heat sets in.

Rating Overview

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Comments

CurlyTea on Jul 10, 2019:


Happy Birthday!

sherheart on Feb 10, 2019:

Thanks for the birthday card and the little extras. The tea looks very yummy. I can't wait to take a sip of it. The hedgehog fabric is so cute. My daughter and I love hedgehogs. Many, many thanks for your thoughtfulness.

CurlyTea on Jul 6, 2017:

momto8cats on Jul 18, 2016:

Thank you so much for the wonderful birthday presents!

RyeRye on Jun 25, 2016:

Thanks for joining Inspiration Station!

lagemaz on Apr 27, 2015:

Come join the fun in the Christian Homestead April showers bring May flowers WTA

rachelcdoyle on Apr 4, 2013:

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biasbabe on Oct 9, 2012:

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