Here are some random stats about our blog, that I found kind of interesting.  My favorite is still what people search to find us.  And of course the huge bloody organ picture got more hits than our adorable kids…but don’t worry I’m not bitter!  Ha!  Sending love to our readers from Kenya.

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 Wow.

Crunchy numbers

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The average container ship can carry about 4,500 containers. This blog was viewed about 19,000 times in 2010. If each view were a shipping container, your blog would have filled about 4 fully loaded ships.


In 2010, there were 63 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 256 posts. There were 189 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 64mb. That’s about 4 pictures per week.

The busiest day of the year was August 12th with 187 views. The most popular post that day was Light in the darkness.

Where did they come from?

The top referring sites in 2010 were,, (way to go Tim and Steph for being one of our top referrers! impressive),, and

Some visitors came searching, mostly for tumor, spleen, hydatid cyst, kidney tumor, and homemade chin up bar.

Attractions in 2010

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


Light in the darkness August 2010


Rollercoaster day June 2009


About Us August 2008


Buildings Needed August 2009


Mossy Foot Ethiopia August 2010