It turns out I’m halfway to a century, which is my fancy way of saying this is my fiftieth blog post on Katie Writes Stuff – welcome and huzzah! In my past blogging adventures, I’ve always managed to miss monumental blogging milestones, but WordPress comes with a handy dashboard with interesting details such as how many spam comments you have and graphs of five hundred people visiting your site because you mentioned the word ‘wedding’ in a post title.
So here we are at fifty and what a journey it’s been. I’ve rambled on about everything from roadtrips to television to the occasional mention of making things by hand. And by ‘occasional’ I obviously mean ‘with every waking breath’. And I may have mentioned op shops from time to time, too.
One thing I may not have mentioned is my love of stats, details and graphs, but we’re going to learn about them now as we recap what’s been happening on this blog over the first fifty posts. Firstly, let’s start with a good old standby: the top [insert number here]! (We’ll go with ‘five’.) Continue reading