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The boys were featured in an Art Expo at school today. Their artwork was framed and on display for the entire school to see. Naturally, we had to buy them before another collector got to them!

Art Expo

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Today, Adam drew a picture of me. I think this is actually the very first one he’s drawn. I don’t think I could feel any more special than I do right now!

Gotta love the goatee… 🙂

Portrait of Dad

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Album Art

With the advent of CDs in the 90s, LPs quickly found themselves out-of-style. Hell, digital music is doing the same thing to CDs today. Still, there’s something appealing in the cover art of these relics and it seems a waste to relegate them to a box in the closet. So, I pulled-out some of my favorites, put them in a frame, (bought a bigger extension ladder) and viola…

Ladder Album Art

Here’s a closer look at the albums…

Abbey Road Aerosmith Boston
Chicago George Carlin Imagine
Johnny Rivers Live in NYC Neil Diamond Greatest
The Jazz Singer Pink Floyd Sgt Pepper
Steve Martin

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The stats helper monkeys at mulled over how our 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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A helper monkey made this abstract painting, inspired by our stats.

A Boeing 747-400 passenger jet can hold 416 passengers. This blog was viewed about 2,000 times in 2010. That’s about 5 full 747s.

In 2010, there were 82 new posts, growing the total archive of our blog to 212 posts. There were 274 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 51mb. That’s about 5 pictures per week.

The busiest day of the year was October 7th with 79 views. The most popular post that day was Watching the Toob….

Where did our visitors come from?

The top referring sites in 2010 were,,,, and

Some visitors came searching, mostly for baby cutting teeth, mission dossier, illya kuryakin, cutting teeth, and cutting first tooth.

Attractions in 2010

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


Watching the Toob… January 2010


Toilet Paper Terrorist II December 2009
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The Boys are Baptized April 2009


SuperMom October 2009


Self-Portrait February 2010

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