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Keep On Keeping On: 2011 in review

January 9, 2012

My yearly chance to brag or thank everyone who has found my little blog and helped make it a success. Here’s the report on how my blog weathered 2011:

Here’s an excerpt:

A New York City subway train holds 1,200 people. This blog was viewed about 8,000 times in 2011. If it were a NYC subway train, it would take about 7 trips to carry that many people.

Click here to see the complete report.

My Blog Health in 2010

January 3, 2011

Let’s start 2011 by looking back…I want to thank everyone who took time out of their busy lives to read what I had to write. I got an e-mail from WordPress with the stats about my blog in 2010. Here’s what they had to say during my year in review:

Healthy blog!

The Blog-Health-o-Meter™ reads: “This blog is doing awesome!.”

Crunchy numbers

A Boeing 747-400 passenger jet can hold 416 passengers. This blog was viewed about 1,300 times in 2010. That’s about 3 full 747s.

In 2010, there were 37 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 46 posts. There were 24 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 23mb. That’s about 2 pictures per month.

The busiest day of the year was December 17th with 31 views. The most popular post that day was The 14 Best Country Songs of 2010.

Where did they come from?

The top referring sites in 2010 were,,,, and

Some visitors came searching, mostly for jonathan pappalardo, “jonathan pappalardo”, olympic editorial, stephen huneck memorial service, and why doesn’t dave haywood sing solo.

Attractions in 2010

These are the posts and pages that got the most views in 2010.


The 14 Best Country Songs of 2010 December 2010


Who is Jonathan Pappalardo? October 2009


What Elizabeth Edwards means to me December 2010


Stephen Huneck: A man with a love of dogs (and other pets) May 2010


Best Country Albums of the 2000s: December 2009