2010 in review

The stats helper monkeys at WordPress.com mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here’s a high level summary of its overall blog health:

Healthy blog!

The Blog-Health-o-Meter™ reads Wow.

Crunchy numbers

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The average container ship can carry about 4,500 containers. This blog was viewed about 15,000 times in 2010. If each view were a shipping container, your blog would have filled about 3 fully loaded ships.


In 2010, there were 39 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 401 posts. There were 91 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 16mb. That’s about 2 pictures per week.

The busiest day of the year was April 19th with 164 views. The most popular post that day was Boston Marathon Liveblog.

Where did they come from?

The top referring sites in 2010 were hundredpushups.com, dailymile.com, facebook.com, 2sparrows.org, and birthdayshoes.com.

Some visitors came searching, mostly for poi si torno all eterna fontana, love song lyrics, springer mountain, into the wild book quotes, and poi si tornò all’eterna fontana.

Attractions in 2010

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


Boston Marathon Liveblog April 2010


Into the Wild. Jon Krakauer. May 2008


Family Happiness and Other Stories. Leo Tolstoy. June 2008


A Grief Observed. C.S. Lewis. October 2006


Grandfather Mountain Hike August 2008

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