By the time I got home from work on Thursday, January 6th, the day the story ran, the blog had already 50 pageviews. I received six comments from anonymous readers, stating that they enjoyed the blog, the music, the stories, and words of inspiration. That made me feel beyond good knowing that I touched strangers in my hometown. A feature on Blogger allows a writer to view the number of pageviews per day, week, month, and all time. Since my first post this past August, Lessons From the Lamp Post has been read by many people in the US and other countries. The Times article attention pushed the pageviews over the 3,000 mark on Thursday. I've had hits from the US, Canada, Russia, China, Japan, Denmark, Croatia, and Slovenia. Not to cause an international incident or anything, but I must look up where Slovenia actually is. Sorry. I mean "zal" for you Slovenian followers. Thanks for reading everyone, and keep doing so because I have lots of stories to tell.
If you read my New Year's Day blog post you should be a changed person. I have full confidence in making this bold statement knowing that if the How Great Is Our God song is in your heart, you are well on your way. I advised you all to bag the resolutions this year and just try to make a lasting change within by listening to Christian music. We already do that in our house as a CD is always in the kitchen player. Therefore we have to make some attempt to resolve some of the nagging problems in our household. Here are some things I plan on attacking in 2011: