07 May 2008

3000 Posts

This blog is two months short of its third anniversary, and this is my 3000th post.

It still isn't sure what it wants to be when it grows up, but it isn't going away any time soon.


Dex said...

woo hoo!

Anonymous said...

Andrew, Congratulations. Wash Park Prophet is a daily read. You forgot to mention the answers to legal questions that you've done for that local water blogger. Keep up the good work. Coyote Gulch

Dave Barnes said...


That is a significant achievement. You deserve to pat yourself on the back.

A blog is hard work. I know that I would never even attempt one. It is so much easier to visit and make snarky comments every now and then.


Anonymous said...

How many hits do you get? All I notice is a dearth of comments on your profundities.

Andrew Oh-Willeke said...

I average about 200 daily readers who visit about 1.5 times each per day. Now and again, I certain stories get lots of attention, like my post "Against Planners" which got about 700 hits in addition to my usual traffic in two or three days.

I have incredibly high Google search ranks on a bizzare range of subjects, for reasons largely incomprehensible to me, with probably 30-100 posts driving most of the Google search based hits.

One of my articles ("How Accurate Is Artillery") is part of the curriculum in a course at the British war college.

My blog is also unusual in that it draws a much more balanced readership from the conservative and liberal blogospheres respectively than the vast majority of blog of either political stripe.

Of course, to be clear, I don't mostly write in hopes of reaching a large audience. I mostly write because I enjoy doing so and it seems better to blog than the have gillions of scraps of paper in bankers boxes which is what I did before I blogged (much to my wife's dismay, as I can't bear to throw them away).