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brooklynbunch

brooklynbunch
Date Joined: May 19, 2012
Last Online: July 31, 2021
Birthday: January 1
Country: United States

About Me

mystery reader, baseball fan (Brewers are home team), quilter, nature stamping, animal shelter volunteer, frogs, cheezy 1950s movies, gardener , classic car owner. I review books about cars and Formula One racing.

Favorite music: classic rock (Young Rascals, Yardbirds), Motown (Sam & Dave, Wilson Pickett, Al Green), bluegrass (Sam Bush, Alison Krauss and Union Station)

Favorite films: anything by Mel Brooks, Monty Python, comedies with Walter Matthau, Blues Brothers

Favorite authors: nonfiction: David McCullough, Simon Winchester, Richard Preston, Paul Theroux, Jane Leavy, Jane and Michael Stern. Favorite mystery authors: S.J. Rozan, Julia Spencer Fleming, Robert B. Parker, Ed McBain, Donald Westlake, Joan Hess,

Favorite TV: Criminal Minds, CSI, Top Gear (BBC version), MST3K, Columbo, The Simpsons, Futurama, NCIS,Boston Legal

Postcards: especially like major and minor league ballparks, goofy ones with giant fish jumping in boats, Route 66, movies, strange tourist attractions.

ATCs: Recently got interested in these. Don't have any preferences at the moment; I just like to see what others can create.

Recipes: cookie recipes (every year I participate in a cookie exchange, make 70-80 dozen cookies). Like un-fussy recipes that produce a large batch of cookies.

Likes: Route 66, lenticulars (those things that used to come in Crackerjack boxes. We called them winkies When you tilt them one way they show a picture, when you tilt the other, the picture changes),cookie cutters, snowmen, CHOCOLATE, caramels, Peeps, sloths, llamas, frogs, spice mixes, bookmarks, cute socks, anything Godzilla.

Christmas favorites: animated films, classics, tv holiday specials. Snacks: anything chocolate.

Dislikes: religious material (but secular Christmas items are okay--snowmen, snowflakes, candy canes, cookies, reindeer, Santas, holly, wreaths, ornaments, trees, presents, doves, the words peace and joy)

Allergies: not allergic but they clash with my meds: grapefruit and salt substitutes, licorice

I own a cat named Lulu and used to own a Springer Spaniel and Golden Retrievers. We have three rescued pugs in the family. I always wanted to own a Newfoundland. I've been to seminars on cadaver dogs, search and rescue dogs.

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Comment: Love your card! Thank you
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Comment: Loving the artsy cat cameo!
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Comment: Thank you again, for yet another PC swap. I really like the PC of the Snooty bookshop! Cool! Thanks also, for telling me what you're reading, Thunderstruck by Erik Larson. I hope you're enjoying it & other stories.
debbiespoms rated for Ugly PC Swap #35 on Jul 29, 2021
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Comment: Hey there Susan! Thank you for the Ugly PC. It really is "Ugly" too! What was that Artist thinking?! It's a big Giant mess, ha!
squince rated for Sending stuff in twos #22 on Jul 28, 2021
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Comment: Thanks for the fun package!!
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Comment: Lovely card! And donโ€™t feel bad, I have a black thumb too. Iโ€™ve killed mint, if you can believe that.
TrishaLSmith rated for SCATTS - H - ROUND 8 - US ONLY on Jul 26, 2021
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Comment: Hello and thank you so much for the postcard. I greatly appreciate it! I hoe your day is wonderful and your mailbox overflows with postcards. Cheers!
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Comment: Thank you.
mcall rated for Upcycled Greeting Card PC #14 on Jul 25, 2021
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Comment: Thanks..I really like it.
Clutzegrl rated for Punny Postcard on Jul 25, 2021
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Comment: Thanks for the very cute card. Happy swapping.
Cgscdy rated for Sending stuff in twos #22 on Jul 24, 2021
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Comment: LOVE those pcs and bookmarks, and the rest of course lol tysm! โค๏ธ
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Comment: Thanks, Marc
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Comment: I enjoyed reading your review. Good for you for pushing yourself to read outside your favorite genres. Thanks for the extras!
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Comment: Thank you for the very weird postcard. Can't quite figure that one out???? It'll keep me thinking for awhile! You have good memories of summer. I remember going camping one 4th of July, Dad wrapped the hot dogs in foil and threw them on the fire and they blew up. That was our fireworks for that year! Take care!
debbiespoms rated for GEEK of the Week PC Swap #75 on Jul 9, 2021
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Comment: Thank you very much again, for another great PC & of fireworks! Which I really love! We got to see an awesome display of fireworks, at our Canton, PA fair grounds on July 4th. It was beautiful! Anyway, I couldn't quite make out what your favorite wolf is. Because some fool postmarked right over what you wrote. How nice, huh? My favorite wolf is Jason Samoa in the movie "Wolves". Good movie!
Response: My favorite wolf is Angua from Terry Pratchett's Disworld. Also in Good Omens, recently at tv series. A vegetarian werewolf. Susan
debbiespoms rated for Upcycled Greeting Card PC #13 on Jul 9, 2021
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Comment: Thank you very much, for the PC of a frog on a motor bike! How awesome is this! Love it! Thank you so much for sharing this. Esp. since it was part of a birthday card. How nice!
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Comment: Thanks for the sloth card. Your plans for visiting Tampere sound good. Maybe one day they'll become real :)
Eulegirl rated for Upcycled Greeting Card PC #10 on Jul 3, 2021
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Comment: Love the dancing card! I had some neighbors playing music loudly this morning, and the repertoire included "in the mood" 3x
ArizonaPharmacist rated for Ugly PC Swap #33 on Jun 28, 2021
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Comments

Itti on Jul 9, 2019:

Hi, I see you like frogs, so I was wondering if you'd be interested in joining my Scales 'n' Tails group? Technically frogs have neither scales nor tails haha but the group is for all reptiles and amphibians :)

grandmaroro on Dec 29, 2017:

25 Days of Christmas in a Padded Envelope --- Just had to add that my two cats LOVE the two small toys and the munchies you sent for them. The toys made a big hit. Thank you for being so kind.

luckycharms on Dec 21, 2017:

Merry Christmas

Fly on May 19, 2017:

Happy Swapaversary

emilynhr on Dec 24, 2016:

Meowy Christmas!

luckycharms on Dec 22, 2016:

Merry Christmas

bjmonroe on Sep 23, 2016:

anrtist on Dec 3, 2015:


Blessings! cc

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Fiddlefaddle on Jun 16, 2013:

Hi Susan: I was just quickly looking over your profile and saw your profile picture. Well, it stopped me dead in my tracks because I was in hysterics laughing!!! That picture really made my day. I'm still trying to catch my breath after my fit of laughter...too funny!! Hope you are enjoying your weekend. Thanks for the laugh :)

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