As you are reading this, you must know that it is my 50th WordPress post.
Thank you, thank you. I have been blogging since March of 2011, which to me seems so very far away! I have definitely improved as not only a writer, but a journalist, and an individual. But, I have still kept the backbone of who I am and who I will always be.
I thought about what would make a great 50th post. I know it’s only 50, but I started out with a meager one-post-a-month a year ago. Now, 54 followers later, over 7,000 hits, a Twitter, Instagram and Tumblr account to boost my ratings; I’m fairly satisfied.
Without anymore stalling, I decided to celebrate this mini stepping stone, and to do so I will enlighten all with the many interesting facts of Madi (that’s me by the way).
Let us begin…
I was named after the movie Splash.
I used to not eat bananas because a girl told me the little brown parts in the fruit were actually spider eggs, and they would hatch inside my brain.
I have three Pillow Pets.
I have a huge obsession with Winnie the Pooh, which I show with a homemade “Pooh’s Corner.” I have stuffed animals, cards, Pez collectors, all of the books, puzzles, mugs, snow globes and paintings (I’m really an adult, I swear!)
I snort when I laugh.
I am currently reading A Game of Thrones, Franny and Zooey, Martha’s American Food, Dare Me, Shiver, Peanut Butter and Jeremy’s Best Book Ever, A Brief History of Thought, and The Consolations of Philosophy.
I commute to college, and work part-time (even though it feels like full-time) at a library.
I love to meet new people, as long as they aren’t going to potentially kill me, stalk me, etc.
Lists are my friends.
I probably should be diagnosed with some form of OCD. I am always organizing things, especially Colin’s room (which he never keeps clean).
I LOVE KITTIES.
Pigs are my all-time favorite animal. And manatees.
I’m really loud, laugh a lot, and of course, talk a lot.
I am addicted to coffee, and to fuel that addiction, I have a collection of mugs from a variety of places (I’m over 50 mugs!)
I want to be a reporter, work for a newspaper, and write for as long as I live.
Before deciding I wanted to write forever and a day, I wanted to be a marine biologist. Then I got a C in biology….that career choice defused quickly.
I hate constructive criticism.
I am a girly-girl. I wish I could wear dresses everyday. Although, yoga pants would suffice.
I love my boyfriend Colin with my whole heart! And all of my very close friends who read my blog and put up with my shenanigans.
I wish I could sing, paint, take amazing pictures, and could solve a math problem without crying.
I think I’m amusing.
No matter where I go in life, I will remember these weird quirks and traits I have. I think whenever someone asks me, “Tell me something unique about yourself,” I freeze up. What do you mean unique? What does that mean? So, I tell the person what they want to hear, not the funny facts like I listed. Some people are good at sports, others science and math. I just think I’m a charming girl a majority of the time. Someone who is always kind to others, even when they don’t deserve it. Someone who loves to talk, and meet others who share the same passions. But mostly, I’m a girl who loves to write, and even at 50 posts, I know I’ll never stop.
Cheers to those who have been here for me every step of the way. I couldn’t do this without you.