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brooklynbunch

brooklynbunch
Date Joined: May 19, 2012
Last Online: October 25, 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.

Ratings

tatntole rated for Black and White pc swap #96 on Oct 25, 2021
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Comment: Thank you.
Aurora1 rated for Ugly PC Swap #41 on Oct 23, 2021
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Comment: OMG, yes it's a super Ugly and creepy pc!
mchesser12 rated for Black and White pc swap #95 on Oct 22, 2021
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Comment: Thanks for the pin up girls postcard and sharing the Ralph Waldo Emerson quote.
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Comment: Thank you. Season's Greetings.
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Comment: Thank you! Waiting to open.
Robinarie rated for 1 Famous Post Card Person on Oct 18, 2021
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Comment: Thank you Susan. JFK's quotes are inspiring!
amccracken109 rated for 1 Ugly Post Card Swap#2 on Oct 16, 2021
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Comment: Thank you for the great card -- I think you got the idea! Happy swapping!
noone7212 rated for You Got Jokes Postcard swap #2 on Oct 12, 2021
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Comment: Thank you for the card! Very cute joke. :-) I hope you're doing well and staying safe!
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Comment: Thanks!
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Comment: Thankyou!!!
MsBellaDonna rated for Book you like PC #3 on Oct 5, 2021
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Comment: I read "The Last Picture Show" by Larry McMurtry (and saw the movie as well). I'll keep "Buffalo Girls" in mind. Thanks for sharing! xo
MissNyx rated for Upcycled Greeting Card PC #17 on Sep 25, 2021
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Comment: Thank you for the cool upcycle! Have a lovely day!
squince rated for Book you Like PC #4 on Sep 24, 2021
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Comment: Thanks!
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Comment: Thank you for the great recommendations.
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Comment: Thank you for the cute postcard and sharing your list of movies with me.
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Comment: Thank you for sharing, I enjoy a good historical mystery
AzEkologi rated for 📚Book-Themed PC Swap USA #10 on Sep 15, 2021
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Comment: Totally awesome PC! I loved the poem...good stuff. Best, Rick
krspellman rated for Summer reading swap 2021 on Sep 14, 2021
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Comment: Wow!! such a fantastic swap, thank you very much!! You are quite the reader, I unfortunately didn't get to read as much this summer as I'd hoped. I see some on your list from my to-be-read so I will move them up the list!! <3
andee73 rated for Upcycled Greeting Card PC #20 on Sep 13, 2021
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Comment: Susan, The stickers and book cards are fabulous!! I just love them!! There are sentiments on those stickers that I really agree with. You did a fine job summarizing the story told in this book.

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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

myshoesdontmatch on Dec 24, 2014:

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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