Let me start easy and warm up.
Thursday was a very surprising day on the blog. In 4 of the last 7 full days, I’ve had fewer than 100 hits; but Thursday had 230 hits – 51 on my home page (high, but not that unusual) and 49 on the 3–5–8 puzzle about splitting 8 gallons of wine into 2 four-gallon shares.
49 hits is unusually large for any single post. It may well be a single-day record for one post. I have no idea what caused that flurry of activity.
Since today is the final diary post for July, let me go way out on a limb and predict that there will be at least one earthquake of magnitude 7 or higher somewhere on earth in August. It would be more prudent to say one such quake in the next 2 months, but I’m bored from being safe with my forecasts.
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