Check It Out… Me & Jim And Made The Local Newspaper!

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The following newspaper article was from the early days of blogging — in 2005.

We started our blog in 2004.

This photo was taken right before we moved to Nashville and started our blog,

And we don’t even don’t mind that they got our first names wrong (Tim instead of Jim and Lynette instead of Lynnette),

At least they know what we stand for: FUN!

And where to find us:!

Here’s the newspaper article…

CLICK to read Page 1 of the 3-page spread on Williamson county Tennessee bloggers from the July 6, 2005 issue of the Franklin 'Review Appeal'.

We are so honored to have been included!

As you can see, our part pretty much took up the entire front page.

Here’s the rest of the story…
Page 2 | Page 3

Kudos to our fellow Williamson county, Tennessee bloggers who were also featured. I especially like Randy’s “Ethos” site and Donald’s “One Hand Clapping” site.


Self-portrait of the two of us through one of those little concave 'blind spot' mirrors... taken while driving in our Jeep!

FunTimesGuide stats for July 14, 2005:

  • 23,000 visitors per month
  • 49,000 page views each month
  • 750 regular visitors every day


UPDATE 10/14/05:

For those who are interested, our numbers have increased SIXFOLD since this article first ran… exactly 3 months ago.

Furthermore, since July 2005, our website traffic has been doubling itself each and every month — with no signs of slowing down. Currently:

  • 140,000 visitors per month
  • 340,000 page views each month
  • 4,500 regular visitors every day


UPDATE 7/14/18: has grown by leaps and bounds! We now have 32 individual websites in our Fun Times Guide network of niche sites.

  • 2.5 million visitors each month
  • 3.1 million page views per month

…Thanks everyone!