2010 in review

2 01 2011

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:

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 14,000 times in 2010. If each view were a shipping container, your blog would have filled about 3 fully loaded ships.


In 2010, there were 78 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 141 posts. There were 97 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 6mb. That’s about 2 pictures per week.

The busiest day of the year was January 6th with 2,468 views. The most popular post that day was Winter Weather: Avoiding Damage from Frozen Pipes.

Where did they come from?

The top referring sites in 2010 were mail.yahoo.com, co.fort-bend.tx.us, fbcoem.org, mail.live.com, and portal.mxlogic.com.

Some visitors came searching, mostly for nim kidd, ed freeman, 2010 hurricane names, hurricane icon, and nim kidd san antonio.

Attractions in 2010

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


Winter Weather: Avoiding Damage from Frozen Pipes January 2010


Nim Kidd Appointed as Chief of Texas Division of Emergency Management June 2010


Area Fire Officials Warn of Danger as Freeze Approaches January 2010


Emergency Management: One of the 50 best careers of 2010 January 2010


Prepare for Cold Weather in Fort Bend County January 2010

Top 50 Risk Management Blogs

17 12 2010

The Masters in Risk Management Blog “strives to provide readers with the best information about risk management degrees,” career opportunities, and other risk management information.  On December 10th, the Blog posted its subjective list of the “Top 50 Risk Management Blogs.”  This blog, Jeff Braun’s Emergency Management Blog, was mentioned as being one of the top 50 blogs, especially in the area of disaster risk management.  To see, the entire list: