Tuesday, January 4, 2011

Happy 2nd Bloggiversary

Happy 2nd Bloggiversary to me! (Uh oh. Terrible 2's!)

Did you bring me a present? Because if you didn't, I'm going to throw a tantrum (because I'm 2.)

I've had a lot of fun with this blog over the past 2 years, and 2010 was a great (blog) year.

Much like a check-up at the pediatrician's, let's review our "vital signs":

I've written about 315 posts, and pretty much stuck to my goal of 3 per week, with absolutely no concerns about lack of "material" (in part thanks to the birth of happy, wonderful Bab-E Brother).

I had over 7,800 unique visitors in 2010, which is more than the total number of page loads I had in 2009.

I'm up to 44 followers (plus a few regular non-followers). I hope that those of you who do come back have at least been able to laugh at my expense. If I've made you smile and chuckle, then the intent of making my blog "public" has been fulfilled.

I really appreciate all your comments. Just know that even if I don't ever often respond, that I do read and enjoy them. Yes, I know I resolved last year to be better about responding to comments, and like most resolutions that lasted about a week. (Hey, they call me Busy-Dad-E for a reason.)

Personally, the blog has been very enjoyable and satisfying for me. I don't view it as "work" (well most of the time, there is the occasional "it's late, I'm really tired, and I still need to write a post.)

And beyond that, the real "reason for my blog" is my 3 wonderful boys. When you get older and read this, I hope you aren't mortified I hope you enjoy hearing these stories, captured "in the moment", about all of your antics. You are the lights of my life and I love you dearly. You are each very special boys, with unique talents, and I absolutely love watching you grow and develop.

(And your future wives, no doubt, will love me for all of the ammunition provided herein.)

Happy 2011,
Here's to another (hopefully great) year,


  1. Happy bloggaversary! Who knows, maybe your blog will be potty trained soon! (And if not, don't worry. Each blog advances in its own pace.)

  2. Happy blogiversary (or whatever it's called) I really love reading your posts, so here's to another great year of blogging!

  3. Keep up the good work. This will be such a wonderful journal for the boys to enjoy as they get older.