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The Overshare Eight

22 Sep

The awesome Sarah Blackstock tagged me to answer these eight questions, and since it’s #oversharewednesday, I shall oblige!

I get to tag someone and I chose YOU,  Megan Boley! The only catch is, Megan, I hope you share your answers on an #oversharewednesday.

If you could have any superpower, what would you have? Why?
I’d love to have the power of suggestion of the Jedi mind trick, though I’d abuse the hell out of it. Hey, I think you want to shelve all my library books right now, don’t you? Get on it! You can start with Reference.

Who is your style icon?

I actually don’t have one. I am on the hunt for one, though, so if anyone has any suggestions, I’d love to hear them. I’m fond of the librarian look but my day-to-day icon needs to be something more casual. I’m not inspired by the 80s which are reincarnated unironically all over the middle school campus I where I work, so fashion these days makes me feel old. So I guess my style icon is Betty White? But I’m still shopping around.

What is your favorite quote?
Pretty much everything from my Follow Friday posts. I don’t have to look beyond my friends to find quotes to live by.

What is the best compliment you’ve ever received?
Nic Piper once described me as a plucky, indispensible librarian with floaty hair. I don’t think anything tops that, really. Although there have been lots of times when people who just met me thought I was from somewhere other than my hometown. I said, “Bless you, random stranger!” and hugged them with tears in my eyes.

What playlist/cd is in your CD player/iPod right now?
I’m embarrassed to admit that I accidentally broke my iphone… again… so I just got a new one thanks to the Apple Care warranty (which I highly recommend). For those of you keeping track, this is my fourth iphone. I KNOW. Thank god I haven’t broken my BABY. I don’t have a warranty plan for her. Since I’m still trying to get this phone established I have zero songs on it at the moment. I need to get that.

Are you a night owl or a morning person?
I used to stay up late on a regular basis but then I had a baby. I’m now up at 6:00 am no matter what time I go to bed, so I’m falling asleep earlier and earlier. My emphasis is less on “when are you awake?” and focus most importantly on “when can I have some sleep?” Sleep is the Precious. We loves it.

Do you prefer dogs or cats?
Cats, duh. Did you know they can poop in a box, all on their own? And they don’t bark! My Mom is The Cat Whisperer so I grew up with her uncanny understanding them and don’t easily get offended. Don’t get me wrong, I love dogs, I just don’t think I could ever have one. Cats look after themselves, and I like that.

What is the meaning behind your blog name?

My philosophy is to emphasize the importance of the little things in life—to make the little things BIG, as in, important.


Site Statistics

26 Aug

I think most people who have a blog have done at least one post about the phrases that people have searched for that led them to your blog. It’s easy to see why: a most bizarre side of human nature is revealed on your site statistics page. It’s sort of rare insight into oddities of the human mind; an inadvertent overshare.

Site statistics is very useful for letting you know which posts your readers respond to, and which ones attract the pervs. Probably my #1 perv-attracting post would have to be I’m tired of these mother fucking bees in this mother fucking house. Mostly because I drop the F-bomb twice in the title, but also because there is a percentage of humanity that is attracted to bee pr0n.  Really.

Pervy hits include:

Bee fucking

Mother insect fuck

Insect fucking

My god. Is this a Thing I’m not aware of? Never mind–don’t answer that.

I prefer to remain unaware.

Some of the search terms I find depress me, frankly. Someone found my blog by searching for “im tired of cats”?! Really? YOU ARE DEAD TO ME YOU IGNOBLE HUMAN BEING! HOW DARE YOU!

Also, you’ve so come to the wrong place.

Along with the pervy hits my bee post has brought me many visitors who I deeply sympathize with. In fact just reading their search phrases make me a bit anxious for them.

They have searched for terms including:

Multiple bees and wasps in my house daily

how to kill those fucking bees

multiple mud daubers coming inside my house

no more wasps inside

please help with wasps

If anyone reading this post now has found my blog by searching for bee help, then all the sympathy in the world to you, my friend. You have far greater problems than I. Vaya con dios.

I get a lot of people coming here looking for meal planning advice so I’m planning  some more menu planning and recipe posts soon. My iPhone app roundup posts are also frequently searched for so I’m going to do more of those, too.

Finally I’d like to give a shout out to people who found me in the most unlikely of ways: by searching for Eva Mendes. I have no idea how you found me, dear readers, but here you are. And you have no one to blame but yourself.

Not Eva Mendes