Year One

I can’t believe it, but one year ago I started this little blog.  After publishing 354 posts (this is 355) I thought I’d share some of the fun things I’ve learned along the way.

First, I never thought I’d post a picture of myself online that looked like this:

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Or that I’d admit that G and I eat entire cakes:

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But I think I learned the most about my wonderful readers.  First, I’m a little concerned that you might like G more than I do…maybe I’ll hold an auction for him during my second year of blogging.  I’m also a little concerned that some of you have found my blog by searching some interesting topics on the internet.

I’m not surprised by these:

  • mean girls christmas card
  • trophy wife naked
  • never washed hair
  • desserts for four people
  • leave marriage for twenty years to become trophy wife

What surprises me almost daily, though, is seeing that people find CTW by entering different variations of this:

BLACK PEOPLE EATING FRIED CHICKEN or

BLACK MAN EATING WATERMELON

I am not joking.  I went through my stats and I’ve had over 550 views that came from people entering those search terms (or similar ones) into search engines.  I only counted searches regarding black people and fried chicken or watermelon.  There were multiple searches for black people eating cake or just plain eating as well.  WTF?!

I only did one post where G ate fried chicken and watermelon.

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I had no idea that people searched those terms (and would click on a blog link) almost every day.  Wow, just wow.

I also discovered (after doing a guest post) that people think I’m inappropriate and/or offensive.  For the record, I’ve also been told I have no class or decency…in real life, not in the blog world.  I actual love stuff like that, thank you.

Honestly, I didn’t think I would last this long in the blogging world or that I would enjoy it as much as I do.  So thank you, loyal readers, for taking the time to read and comment.  I really do appreciate it, even if you found me by searching for “black man eating watermelon pic”…I hope you found what you were looking for.

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23 Responses to Year One

  1. brandyp0509 says:

    HAHAHA I found you through Skinny Runner, no lame internet searches. I think you’re fantastic and hilarious but maybe I’m a little crud and not so classy too???

  2. Happy Anniversary, keep it up, I really enjoy your postings, they make me smile! I just started blogging myself, so I hope to continue to enjoy it as well!

  3. Jamie says:

    From your loyal Jewish reader: “Mazel tov” on your one year. In English that means “congratulations”. I’m so proud to have know you way back when; back in the day when we skipped con law to see 8-mile. We took our education so seriously. :-). Miss you and G

  4. SkinnyRunner says:

    ok so that was me searching… all 550 times. what can i say.

  5. I found you through your guest post – I think it was on Skinny Runner- now I check your blog daily from work! Helps get me through the day! 🙂

  6. Carrie says:

    Congrats on your anniversary! Love your blog…you totally crack me up!

  7. karen says:

    Youre my daily dose of hilarity. Dont change, not even one watermellon seed. Your unique humor is something thats hard to find. Happy year one, to many many more (insert mean girls christmas card here)

  8. Hubbie says:

    Happy 1 year bloggoversary babe! It’s been a fun ride; & I’m going to take plenty of pictures in California today for you!

  9. kelsey says:

    I sometimes wonder what my life was like a year ago before I sat at my desk 2390 hours a day and stalked you. It was pretty sad, but I think it’s even sadder now.

  10. TOO FUNNY. Love you and G together. Oh, and me and the bf are also guilty of downing an entire cake. Glad it’s not just us. Happy blog-iversary!

  11. SueM says:

    also found you through Skinny Runner and am so glad I did! Your posts never fail to crack me up. Love to hear about George and your life together. You are real. Never change!

  12. nbosch77 says:

    “black person eating fried chicken” is how i stumbled across your blog. best google search i’ve ever done because i read your blog every day.

    (kidding, SR hooked me up).

    you know you have a great blog when you start getting haters. 🙂

  13. Grandma Pat says:

    First, Happy Blogiversary!! But seriously, G and fried chicken and watermelon?? Has no one every seen him desicrate an entire plate of Spaghetti?? I have…in fact, went back for seconds! And the picts in your blog of plates full of food in front of him……well, what can I say. G is great….we love you both. Pig out and blog on, my dear girl!

  14. Mindy says:

    OMG that is AWESOME!! I have a blog and I need to know how to figure out what people searched for and stumbled upon my blog. Just because I can figure out a blog doesn’t mean I have any technical skeelz! Anywho, LOVE your blog and keep up the good work 🙂

  15. henrionproductaddict says:

    I found you through SR as well and I haven’t stopped laughing since! I have never posted before but you and G are hilarious!!!! I would not have NEAR the amount of nail polish colors if I had not found your blog!!!! Keep em coming girl!!!

  16. Tracey says:

    I was going to comment on your Blogiversary, but after reading everyone else’s comments….. they have said it all my friend, Miss you around here… BTW we have an opening, interested?

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