WordPress.com 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 Louvre Museum has 8.5 million visitors per year. This blog was viewed about 310,000 times in 2010. If it were an exhibit at The Louvre Museum, it would take 13 days for that many people to see it.

In 2010, there were 194 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 559 posts. There were 741 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 109mb. That’s about 2 pictures per day.

The busiest day of the year was December 4th with 2,402 views. The most popular post that day was Marvin the Martian.

Where did they come from?

The top referring sites in 2010 were blogsurfer.us, search.aol.com, google.com, Google Reader, and WordPress Dashboard.

Some visitors came searching, mostly for what dreams may come, marilyn monroe, andrew wyeth, marvin the martian, and silence of the lambs.

Attractions in 2010

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


“Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart” ~ Kahlil Gibran February 2009
14 comments and 1 Like on WordPress.com,


“Everything has its beauty, but not everyone sees it.” ~ Confucius April 2009


“I prefer neurotic people. I like to hear rumblings beneath the surface.” ~ Stephen Sondheim July 2009


Buying Silk Flowers March 2009