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okieclem

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Joined:11. Sep 2012
Last seen:30. Jul 2015
Puzzles solved:6664 puzzles (6.3 daily)
Pieces joined:183244 pieces (174.2 daily)
JIGIDI ALL-STARS
Hi! My RL name is Carolee (74 this year [2015] ) and I'm a transplant to Oklahoma. Hubby & I 'retired' here in 2006 because our son -- and only 'child'! -- settled here. Since his son is our only grandchild, it was a no brainer! ;-) After having lived almost 38 years in the environs of Washington, DC, we have found Oklahoma and its warm & friendly people a refreshing respite to the frenzied environment of Washington. We both do admit that the Oklahoma weather is a continual challenge! I like to remind my East Coast friends that we do indeed have four seasons here in the southern plains. They are: tornado, drought, football and ice storms. :-)

I'm a retired clinical microbiologist but I still like my 'bugs' and try to keep up on the ever-exciting field of microbiology. Hubby spent his entire career with NASA in the DC area and still consults for them, including several trips a year. We've traveled together and as a family quite a bit over the years although I'm pretty much a homebody nowadays.

I discovered Jigidi a couple of years ago and am positively addicted to it. I've always enjoyed puzzles of all sorts -- maybe that's why I also like clinical micro: unraveling the reasons for infections, etc. Nowadays I'm pretty much an 'armchair' naturalist but I've always loved observing and studying our natural environment and the amazing connections among all elements on our planet and universe. As such, I've done volunteer work at a national wildlife refuge and taught in an environmental science program at a university.

Over my life, I've also done 'time' both on and off the stage, mainly doing musical comedies with amateur groups along with designing and constructing costumes for these groups. Currently my sewing time is devoted mainly to making quilts for Lutheran World Relief and some auctions. I've also dabbled with the written word in the genre of (don't laugh!) fan fiction.

We've had dogs all our married life, with a few cats scattered into the mix. Currently, it's just one 'old' cat whom we inherited from friends who moved away a couple of years ago.

So... this is me in a nutshell. Thanks for stopping by! :-)

Puzzles created by this user:


Jigsaw puzzle - It's Jigidi Appreciation Day!

It's Jigidi Appreciation Day!

90 pieces, 3 days ago

Solved: 74 (6:23 by sairbair)
Comments: 1 (latest: 3 days ago)

Jigsaw puzzle - It's Jigidi Appreciation Day!

It's Jigidi Appreciation Day!

20 pieces, 3 days ago

Solved: 78 (0:36 by Puzzle_junkie)
Comments: 4 (latest: 1 day ago)


Jigsaw puzzle - Missed opportunities: We coulda been millionaires!

Missed opportunities: We coulda been millionaires!

16 pieces, 4 days ago

Solved: 89 (0:22 by Gulliver)
Comments: 5 (latest: 4 days ago)

Jigsaw puzzle - Theme - Lighthouses, Windmills & Odd Buildings

Theme - Lighthouses, Windmills & Odd Buildings

20 pieces, 20. Jul 2015

Solved: 68 (0:34 by LadyDonna1)


Jigsaw puzzle - Dessert for July 4th

Dessert for July 4th

30 pieces, 5. Jul 2015

Solved: 88 (1:10 by Maranatha)

Jigsaw puzzle - Hibiscus, up close and personal...

Hibiscus, up close and personal...

20 pieces, 5. Jul 2015

Solved: 105 (0:23 by Juanca2810)
Comments: 2 (latest: 6. Jul 2015)


Jigsaw puzzle - Backyard Hibiscus

Backyard Hibiscus

30 pieces, 5. Jul 2015

Solved: 27 (0:57 by mapletree)
Comments: 1 (latest: 5. Jul 2015)

Jigsaw puzzle - American Eagle Day

American Eagle Day

25 pieces, 20. Jun 2015

Solved: 55 (0:41 by hadzi)
Comments: 2 (latest: 20. Jun 2015)


Jigsaw puzzle - Girl Power!

Girl Power!

24 pieces, 17. Jun 2015

Solved: 62 (0:42 by wigma)
Comments: 3 (latest: 18. Jul 2015)

Jigsaw puzzle - Theme: Jewelry -- One more Faberge Egg!

Theme: Jewelry -- One more Faberge Egg!

20 pieces, 13. Jun 2015

Solved: 104 (0:21 by Hope7)
Comments: 4 (latest: 14. Jun 2015)


Jigsaw puzzle - Theme: Jewelry -- Faberge Egg #4

Theme: Jewelry -- Faberge Egg #4

25 pieces, 9. Jun 2015

Solved: 183 (0:33 by TIME4ME)
Comments: 6 (latest: 7. Jul 2015)

Jigsaw puzzle - Theme: Jewelry -- Faberge Egg #3

Theme: Jewelry -- Faberge Egg #3

30 pieces, 9. Jun 2015

Solved: 125 (0:55 by Mimie)
Comments: 2 (latest: 9. Jun 2015)


Jigsaw puzzle - Theme: Jewelry -- Faberge Egg #2

Theme: Jewelry -- Faberge Egg #2

20 pieces, 9. Jun 2015

Solved: 122 (0:28 by jcarroll)

Jigsaw puzzle - Theme: Jewelry -- Faberge Egg #1

Theme: Jewelry -- Faberge Egg #1

20 pieces, 9. Jun 2015

Solved: 110 (0:31 by Mimie)
Comments: 1 (latest: 15. Jul 2015)


Jigsaw puzzle - Clark's Nutcrackers

Clark's Nutcrackers

30 pieces, 4. Jun 2015

Solved: 129 (0:58 by man)
Comments: 1 (latest: 9. Jun 2015)

Jigsaw puzzle - The Meersburger

The Meersburger

30 pieces, 28. May 2015

Solved: 47 (0:43 by lordmojo)
Comments: 1 (latest: 28. May 2015)


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