2010 in review

January 2, 2011


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 This blog is on fire!.

Crunchy numbers

Featured image

A helper monkey made this abstract painting, inspired by your stats.

A Boeing 747-400 passenger jet can hold 416 passengers. This blog was viewed about 2,600 times in 2010. That’s about 6 full 747s.

In 2010, there were 27 new posts, not bad for the first year! There were 22 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 77kb. That’s about 2 pictures per month.

The busiest day of the year was September 20th with 197 views. The most popular post that day was Retrial of Beaumont police officer begins today in San Antonio.

Where did they come from?

The top referring sites in 2010 were facebook.com, twitter.com, en.wordpress.com, networkedblogs.com, and tips-tools-tutorials.com.

Some visitors came searching, mostly for fountain’s pen, fountainpen and ken fountain, kenfountainwordpress.com, rice university houston redistricting, and james cody guedry.

Attractions in 2010

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


Retrial of Beaumont police officer begins today in San Antonio September 2010
1 comment and 1 Like on WordPress.com,


What’s this blog about? September 2010
1 Like on WordPress.com,


Houston turns out for redistricting hearing November 2010


Anthony Graves, once condemned, relishes newfound freedom October 2010


Jury finds Burke guilty, judge gives him probation September 2010


About Ken Fountain

I'm a journalist and writer in Houston, Texas. My areas of specialty include law and courts, local government and energy and environmental issues. You can follow me on Twitter at @twitter.com/kenfountain and email me at kenfountain1 (at) gmail (dot) com.

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