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Name: calixita
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Personal Text: thought I heard a saxophone; I'm drunk on the moon
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Posts: 604 (0.464 per day)
Position: Craftster God/Goddess
Date Registered: March 01, 2011 11:12:48 PM
Last Active: Today at 08:20:52 PM
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Location: Boston, MA
Local Time: September 24, 2014 12:13:46 AM

Brief Bio, News in Your Life, etc:
I'm a nature lover who loves my small city of Boston for the access it gives me to international cuisine, music venues and general culture.  As a Bostonian, the Red Sox naturally own a piece of my heart but I have managed to avoid other sports obsessions.  I work at a college library where I can indulge my love of books and whose students occasionally acquaint me with new music.  Said students both keep me young and make me feel older than I actually am, sometimes simultaneously.  I share a home with my 3 legged cat named Loch who enjoys interfering with my craft projects but prefers cuddling on the couch and watching movies.

My Favorite Crafts To Do: beadwork, various papercraft and crochet. I dabble with stencils and felt plushies and have recently rediscovered fun with Shrinky Dinks.
Crafts I Want To Learn: knitting, needle felting, and embroidery, maybe tatting

My Favorite Projects Made by Me:
12 projects can be listed here
My Favorite Projects Made by Other People:
12 projects can be listed here

Current and/or All Time Favorite Bands: Tom Waits, David Bowie, Radiohead, Destroyer, Kings of Convenience, Calexico, Kate Bush, Wilco, Sunset Rubdown, The Clash, Gogol Bordello, XX, Nick Drake, St. Vincent, The Beatles, XTC, Warpaint
Current and/or All Time Favorite Books: Infinite Jest, The Cloud Atlas, the Harry Potter series, Cannery Row, Farewell My Lovely, We Have Always Lived In the Castle, The Wind in the Willows, Sea of Poppies, The Secret Garden, Pride and Prejudice
Current and/or All Time Favorite Movies: Local Hero, Dead Man, Brazil, Miller's Crossing, The Awful Truth (1937), Out of the Past (1947), The Producers (1968), Truly Madly Deeply, Labyrinth, Life of Brian, Buster Keaton films
Current and/or All Time Favorite TV Shows: Firefly, Freaks and Geeks, Doctor Who, Community, Spaced, Louie, Kids in the Hall
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Personal Swap Availability:
Interested in Doing Personal Swaps: yes

What I Could Make For You:
beadwork - jewelry or small beaded bag (ipod or small cell phone size)

What I'd Like to Receive:
messenger or laptop bag, addition to my hoopla wall, dishclothes, Pinterest-inspired surprises
Likes And Dislikes For Potential Swap Partners Or Just For Fun:
Things I Love:
miniature things, red squirrels and chipmunks, ginger beer, baroque pearls, driftwood, lilacs and wild violets, old Agatha Christie paperbacks with neat covers, labradorite and amethyst, chickadees, books, classic Hollywood glamour

Dislikes, Pet Peeves, Allergies, etc:
I'm not a girly girl so I'm not into pink and frilly or dolls. At the opposite end of the spectrum, I don't like gory horror or heavy violence.
Organized Swaps Involvement:
number of successfully completed swaps = 21
number of swaps currently in progress = 2
number of unsuccessful swaps = 0

Swap NameSwap Start DateParticipation StatusOrganizer CommentsSwap OrganizerSwap Co-Organizer
Matchbox Swap round 503/16/11POSITIVEsent early, good communicationAcadian DriftwoodCrafty Butterfly
Tree Swap Round 304/24/11POSITIVEGreat swapper; sent fantastic packagelacey0828 
Three Tiny Movie Things RND 205/09/11POSITIVEWonderful Swapper! Sent a beautiful package and was very patient while waiting for her package.Jacquelined 
1 Tiny Book Rd 208/22/11POSITIVEsent a lovely little book, thanks! :)noooitaremybirthdaycrazyalien8
Secret Santa Swap Party Round 310/01/11POSITIVEgreat swapper. Merry Christmas!jezebel_1982tcmatteson
100 Facts About Me Swap Rd 301/15/12POSITIVEGreat swapper!crazyda79 
Whedonverse Swap round 802/15/12POSITIVEGreat swapper!spikefan 
Bead Soup Swap - Round 605/03/12POSITIVESent a beautiful & thoughtful package. Cheers!Mistress Jennie 
13 Days of Halloween Swap Round 506/18/12POSITIVESent a great package!!mama24boyzspookygrrrly
Secret Santa Swap 201209/30/12POSITIVEgreat swapper!BigBangMommarubylynns
Old Fashioned Book Lovers Swap01/10/13POSITIVESent a great package on time, good communication, great swapper!Leslieshappyheartsusanab
Sea Creature Swap Round 203/09/13POSITIVEGreat swapper!crazyda79 
Three Tiny Movie Things Round 403/10/13POSITIVEWonderful swapper!smeddley 
Jim Henson Swap round 304/22/13POSITIVEGreat swapper!spikefan 
Mini 13 Days of Halloween Round 506/26/13POSITIVESent a great package on time with good communicationlindyv321kittykill
OTT October Holidays Edition 508/31/13POSITIVESent one day late, great communication, great swapper!irid3sc3nt 
Paper and Ephemera Swap Round 1010/20/13POSITIVESent early!WulfWitchhippie
OT Literary Thing and Used Paperback Swap01/05/14POSITIVE My_RubySlippersgozer
Monster Swap Round 502/03/14POSITIVEGreat swapper! Kwality570 
Princess Bride Round 404/17/14POSITIVEWonderful Swapper!Whistley 
Middle Earth Swap06/01/14POSITIVESent a delightful package with great communication. A joy to work with.Wizards_Pupil 
Mini 13 Days of Halloween Rnd 606/18/14IN PROGRESS lindyv321kittykill
Movie/TV Show Swap round 208/09/14IN PROGRESS spikefan 

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