The number one source of traffic for my blog is search engines. Crazy, I know. And I like self-evaluation. So, here’s this. The top 20 search terms used to find my blog in 2011: diy tv stand (and what a stand it is…!) forbes field (I have one photograph) ford trimotor (ibid, but at least
Another year, another full flash memory card. Except it wasn’t full. Not by a long shot. Because I didn’t do very much this year but go to class. What a year! What a year. I should probably just start posting these on Facebook instead. Just that I kind of want Facebook to fail, so —
I get a bunch of spam comments on my blogs. They either get filtered out by the spam filter (!) or stuck in my dark and somewhat dank “pending approval” queue from which they never return. It’s bots that leave them. They’re trying to mess with search algorithms by littering the blogosphere with their URLs.
It was nowhere near as absurd as I thought it would be. Granted, I went to the biggest and best resort Pennsylvania has to offer (Seven Springs, about 55 miles east-southeast of my house), but still: not absurd. One of the cool things about it was that, while pretty nice, it was unapologetically western Pennsylvania.
Here were the ten most popular posts on bkdunn.com in the year 2010, which thereby richly deserve recognition. I’m omitting the counting numbers because it makes the whole blog seem pathetic. Do-It-Yourself TV Stand and/or Entertainment Center Part 1: Plans and Stuff to By – It’s a crappy entertainment center, but that title is such
I always feared this day would come. Edgar’s Double, 1995 That’s not just 50 seconds of baseball radio announcing, that’s vindication for everyone who lived in the Northwest from 1977 to 1994 and followed the local baseball team despite its historic ineptitude. Dave Niehaus was the man who made people think that following a bunch
More show, less tell: 1998 The Mac Is Not a Typewriter, Robin Williams Mere Christianity, C.S. Lewis Ball Four, Jim Bouton 1999 Stats Minor League Handbook 2000, Bill James Stats Major League Handbook 2000, Bill James Best American Short Stories 1999, Amy Tan (ed.) A Wizard of Earthsea, Ursula K. LeGuin Scream, Dracula, Scream, Rocket
Bullet points foster understanding. Regarding Pittsburgh: This place is very unpretentious. There are weird bubbles here, though. People who live around campus have no idea what life is like here in blue-collar caucasianville. It usually rains for about 15 minutes a day here. It rains very hard for those 15 minutes. It’s also sunny for
I did this once already, but it was 3.5 years ago. First image to come up in Google Images for each of the following answers. I would try Bing for the novelty, but they don’t do a good job of indexing my site. Sorry, JL. 1. Age on my next birthday: The crazy thing is
Labor day a year ago, I was waking up at 4:30 AM and heading out onto the Nina Moose River with a rented canoe, heading toward Lake Agnes in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area. This year on Labor Day? I’m writing blog posts in order to avoid doing readings for school. What a difference a