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2010 in review

The new semester is upon us and I do not have time to author a year in review post.  Thankfully the robots at cooked one up for me (and everyone else) and made it easy to autopost.  It is silly but also a bit interesting.  The secret to my success in 2010 was, it seems, the word “pegboard.”  I am not sure what to make of that.  For what it is worth…


The stats helper monkeys at 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


A Boeing 747-400 passenger jet can hold 416 passengers. This blog was viewed about 11,000 times in 2010. That’s about 26 full 747s.


In 2010, there were 101 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 235 posts. There were 16 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 3mb. That’s about a picture per month.

The busiest day of the year was February 1st with 213 views. The most popular post that day was About Me.

Where did they come from?

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

Some visitors came searching, mostly for jason baird jackson, pegboard, jason baird, dell hymes, and jethro gaede.

Attractions in 2010

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


About Me October 2007


Graduate Students August 2007


Getting Yourself Out of the Business in Five Easy Steps (With Updates) October 2009


Publications September 2007


Our Circulatory System (or Folklore Studies Publishing in the Era of Open Access, Corporate Enclosure and the Transformation of Scholarly Societies) May 2010

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