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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:
The Blog-Health-o-Meter™ reads This blog is on fire!.
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 11 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 91 posts. There were 19 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 554kb. That’s about 2 pictures per month.
The busiest day of the year was October 1st with 141 views. The most popular post that day was Donna Jean Summers, Rewarded Criminal at Large..
Where did they come from?
The top referring sites in 2010 were rocketwolf.net, counter.bestproceed.com, facebook.com, google.com, and search.aol.com.
Some visitors came searching, mostly for welfare, 8002357105, 800-235-7105, totally free porn, and evony game.
Attractions in 2010
These are the posts and pages that got the most views in 2010.
Donna Jean Summers, Rewarded Criminal at Large. October 2007
Welfare Addiction February 2008
Soul Mate Scam May 2007
Evony: Age I – Browser Based Portable Plundering August 2009
Communication – 60% body language, 30% tone of voice. September 2007
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Tagged 2010, attraction, Communication, Donna Jean Summers, dragon tail, Evony, review, scam, Soul Mate, stats, welfare
Nov. 14th, 1965 – 450 soldiers of the American Army entered Ia Drang Valley in the Central Highlands of South Vietnam led by Lt. Col. Hal Moore. Col. Moore was the first soldier to put a boot on the ground, and the last boot to leave the ground at LZ (landing zone) X-ray. All 450 soldiers of the 7th Cavalry left Ia Drang Valley after 3 days of fighting…80 no longer living. In those 3 days, 1800 enemy soldiers died at the hands of the 7th Cavalry. Col. Moore spent another 293 days in Vietnam before coming home.
This is a tremendous story of bravery and selfless sacrifice. It is a story of the endurance and emotional strength that wives of these soldiers had to have and the movie can be found here http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0277434
The names of the 80 soldiers of the 7th Cavalry who died those 3 days in Ia Drang Valley are listed on panel 3 east of the Vietnam War Memorial. To their left and right are the names of 58,068 of their fallen brothers-in-arms.
If you can not go see the memorial in person, there is a beautiful replication of it in Second Life ( http://secondlife.com ). Links directly to the Second Life location are as follows: http://slurl.com/secondlife/The%20Wall/39/32/26
If you already have a Second life account you can simply teleport to that location. If you don’t have a Second Life account you can easily create a free one using the link provided on the map bubble that appears.
Though there are many fall festivities in November, happy holidays and activities, celebrations and fun, as well as the leaf raking duties, it turns out that Thanksgiving is in November as well as Veterans Day on the 11th which commemorates the end of WWI.
For those of you who are not active duty or veterans of the military service, I ask only two things that would make my day and any veteran’s day…tell us that you know our sacrifice, and remember that We Were Soldiers…and young.
There is no doubt in my mind that a couple in love wanted to share the Christmas Joy and their daughter with the world.
Many years ago I was a fire and safety inspector in Volusia county Florida. I was to do inspections at a Regions bank and when I arrived at the bank I was met by a loan officer. A very personable and friendly lady who introduced herself as Mary. I thought nothing peculiar about this until I had finished the inspection and gone to her office to obtain signatures of completion of the inspection.
On her desk were business cards of herself, and other loan officers and bank managers and associates. This is when I was surprised [pleasantly] and got a good chuckle. It turns out her name, Mary, was not a traditional spelling. In fact it was Merry. accompanied by her middle and last name.
This is when it struck me how proud her parents must have been when their little girl arrived in this world (and I dare say, not knowing when her birthday was, I would guess in December some time) and wanted their joy to be forever remembered and shared with the world. They named their little bundle of joy, Merry Chris Smith.
This is not a joke, as Merry is now a member of the Volusia County Government and you can see her name on their website at http://www.volusia.org/mtgdates.htm down near the middle of the page listed as follows:
Wednesday, Dec. 16
VOLUSIA GROWTH MANAGEMENT COMMISSION
Contact: Merry Chris Smith, VGMC office, 947-1875, firstname.lastname@example.org
Meets 4th Wednesday at 7 p.m. (Except December)
I wish you all a Merry Christmas and the joys of the season to all.
While many people are concerning themselves with the constant ramblings, rhetoric and spew from our congress and president about our economy, health care, etc., the rest of us are reminding ourselves why things are the way they are.
Even with all our shortcomings, our failures, our sad ugly mistakes, we are still citizens of a great nation and we stand for freedom, honor, truth and justice. It is these among many others we stand for that give us the power, courage, and strength to do.
I’m taking the time to repost what I feel is extremely close to the heart of all Americans. To do right.
This article was written by an unknown female author who has the understanding and insight of why we, as Americans, are set apart from all others. Our pride, compassion and patriotism are all very well defined in this fictitious story…the story