Top posts for 2009


It has been an interesting year.  I want to thank all those who have read this blog and helped in its continued growth.  I don’t know where I stand on the various and sundry measuring scales but I am higher on the “blogging food chain” than I was last year.

When I started this in July, 2005, I never imagined what it would become.

The top posts for 2009 were the following (the ones posted in 2009 are in bold).

  1. The Chemistry of Bowling:  A Short History of Bowling Balls, Lanes, Coatings, and Conditioners – published 26 July 2008
  2. Why Do We Celebrate Palm Sunday? – published 13 March 2008
  3. Hearing God Call – message at Tompkins Corners UMC on 19 January 2003- published 7 January 2009
  4. A Collection of Sayings – published 17 January 2008
  5. The Difference Between Republicans and Democrats – published 27 November 2008
  6. John Wooden – A Review of “A Game Plan for Life – the power of mentoring” by John Wooden and Don Yaeger – published 9 October 2009
  7. A Cake Without Baking Powder – message at Tompkins Corners UMC on 7 September 2003 – published 25 August 2009
  8. Ten Pretty Good rules – published 16 June 2008
  9. Pledges and Loyalty Oaths – published 27 March 2008
  10. What Does It Mean to Be Called? – message at Stevens Memorial Church on 30 August 2008
  11. Thoughts on the Nature of Teaching Science – published 30 August 2009
  12. Parts of the Church – message at Tompkins Corners UMC on 20 October 2002 – published 30 September 2008
  13. The Dilemma of Modern Christianity – published 18 April 2009
  14. How Ironic – published 21 October 2009
  15. An Assignment on Academic and Scientific Integrity – published 1 December 2008

Two pieces made the “Best of the Methoblogosphere” this year:

  1. The Dilemma of Science and Faith – posted on 21 January 2009
  2. What Did You Learn in Kindergarten? – message at Tompkins Corners UMC on 14 December 2003 – posted on 8 December 2009

All-time posts as of 23 December 2009

  1. The Chemistry of Bowling:  A Short History of Bowling Balls, Lanes, Coatings, and Conditioners – published 26 July 2008 (up from #2 last year)
  2. Why Do We Celebrate Palm Sunday? – published 13 March 2008
  3. A Collection of Sayings – published 17 January 2008
  4. The Lost Generation – published 13 October 2007 (was the #1 all-time post last year)
  5. Hearing God Call– message at Tompkins Corners UMC on 19 January 2003- published 7 January 2009

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