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♂ Über Mĕ ♂

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Photo courtesy of Paul Smith, Photohouse

Have you learned something new today? No? Well I’ve got lots for ya! But let’s start with the title: it’s my crafty German/English fusion, wherein “Über Me” in this context stands for “About Me.” That aside, I really just wanted a pun on how “Über” awesome I am… 😛

That’s me, whimsical Markus, at your service. I’m just a guy living a simple – yet thoroughly enjoyable – life!
Here’s some quick, fun facts about myself: I’m level 27, but don’t let that fool you; currently residing in KW, Ontario, Canada; I’m a lover of chocolate and men alike… well, I can be pretty picky; I’m super fun to hang out with; and, not to boast the obvious, but I’m extremely clever and relatively attractive. My boyfriend would agree, except he won’t say it aloud.
Is that bragging too much? Oh well, I speak truths!

It was suggested to me by an encouraging soul to start up a blog, so I pondered it over, wondering what the hell I’d write about. I didn’t want it to be constrained to one mold, such as recipes, or book reviews, or art galleries. I wanted to be able to talk about whatever came to mind, whatever was relevant, whatever I felt the need to share. But what would I call something like that?
I mulled it over, wrote down ideas, and tinkered until something began to formulate. The word “snippet” stood out to me, as it means a small scrap or brief extract. And that’s precisely what I wanted my blog to be: small pieces of me and brief extracts from life. And, continuing with my inherited German twist, I played with spellings and puns, ultimately resulting in the birth of Schnipp Its! My first post ever was back in 2012, January 2nd.

I have a great support system from my family, my bestie Ms. Anne, my handsome boyfriend Teddy, and my great bunch of friends! Without your guys’ encouragement, your indulgence of my dabblings, and your editing assistance, I wouldn’t have made it very far! Thank you for your continuing love and support!

Within these digital pages you’ll find a combination of madness, quirk, abrasion, hilarity, and just plain fun.
Who knows, maybe one of my posts will tickle your interest?! I encourage you to take a peek when you can. 🙂 Amongst the mix of privy tales and newsprint articles, I’ve also shared music clips of bands I regularly listen to, so as to share their talent and boost your musical horizons!

Feel free to subscribe to Schnipp Its to receive updates on new posts, so you know when to check in. Just click that “Follow” button in the corner of your screen!
Wordpress wants to protect your inbox, so make sure you click the confirmation button when you receive the email! 🙂

I’ve also got an Instagram account; check me out at: MarkMcFreake. You’ll be sure to catch pics of me and Teddy in our life adventures!

Or, better yet! Wanna reach me directly about anything? Shoot me an email: m.j.mcd [at] hotmail [dot] com

Although it goes without saying, I’ll still state my little copyright disclaimer: I do not own any of the music or music videos or film clips that are linked within my blog. I also do not own any photos of the musicians, celebrities and famous people I share. However, the majority of my more personal photos are mine unless otherwise stated. As for written content, that’s all mine unless, again, otherwise stated within each respective post. Please do not use any of my writings as your own.

Thank you!
And enjoy browsing!
Any comments or input is always welcome 🙂

 

12 responses to “♂ Über Mĕ ♂

  1. The Howling Fantogs

    May 13, 2014 at 2:40 pm

    This is a great introduction to anyone new to this blog, like me for instance. It always brings a smile to my face when I find a blog/blogger I can really relate to. Look forward to reading more.

     
    • Markus McD

      May 13, 2014 at 3:53 pm

      Aww thanks! I’m glad you stopped by to take a gander 🙂
      You’ve got a great blog going on your end too; keep it up!

       
  2. vinnieh

    April 27, 2015 at 10:56 am

    Really interesting blog.

     
    • Markus McD

      April 27, 2015 at 11:47 am

      Thank you very much, sir! Hope something stirs your fancy 🙂

       
      • vinnieh

        April 27, 2015 at 11:48 am

        I’m sure it will, your blog is really good.

         
        • Markus McD

          April 27, 2015 at 11:59 am

          Aww, thanks! *blush*
          I enjoy the feedback!

           
          • vinnieh

            April 27, 2015 at 12:01 pm

            Feedback is key to a successful blog and thanks for checking out my blog.

             
  3. Marc-André

    April 27, 2015 at 12:35 pm

    Ha! Being German I love the half German intro. I used a half German name for my whole blog haha 🙂

     
    • Markus McD

      April 27, 2015 at 2:57 pm

      Haha, that’s awesome! Cats are adorbs!!
      Thanks for stopping by 😀

       
      • Marc-André

        April 28, 2015 at 3:35 am

        Haha no prob 🙂 I may stop over more often. 😉

         
        • Markus McD

          April 28, 2015 at 6:47 am

          That would be wicked! Feel free to leave your thoughts lying about ;D

           

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