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2008 Stats

The Johnson family blog known as traces its roots to the 6th floor hallway of Campbell Hall, the Astronomy Department of UC Berkeley. My friend and grand-mentee, Kristen, suggested that I start a blog to keep friends and family updated on our new life across the ocean. It was a great idea, but it surely would have died out after a month or two if it weren't for you, the readers, who have, and continue to inspire us to keep writing with your comments and words of encouragement. Thanks everyone!

Here's a fun little plot showing the number of posts per month during 2008. As our friend Liz is fond of saying: we need some statistics! Well, here they are. See any interesting features?

Hmmm, what happened in Month 8? Must have been something significant...

With Marcus and Owen growing like weeds, Erin prowling the beaches and trailheads of Oahu, and John on the astronomy job market, 2009 promises to be full of post-worthy developments. Stay tuned for more updates on astronomy and parenting in paradise!


Kristen said…
Really? I suggested this? Go me! Especially because I love this blog and feel like I still see you regularly because of it!

ps- The holiday pics of you guys are super-cute. I especially love the one of Erin holding up Marcus - it's so precious.
Julia K said…
What will you call the blog if you move to Princeton? Will you still refer to it as "Paradise"?
mama mia said…
If not for this blog, I don't know how I could handle being this far away from the grandkids...thanks for continuing it, no mater what you call it, or how often you post. Love you all and can't wait to try to print the boys photo with the big brother kiss.
Bonzer said…
Heck yeah, statistics!

You two have been so great about posting (and prolific in the past couple weeks, I must say). A trule inspiration!

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