This is what the frequency of visits on this site looked like in December, 1998. Meri was born on the 24th!
OK, here is January. Response tailed off a bit.
Starting in January, search engines started to find the SpeakFreely page. The hits from random machines, particularly in Europe, skyrocketed. The graph for February shows the inflation from hits on that page... the green line is a more true representation of the worth of our information (or possibly the intensity of your memory of us). I have stopped logging hits on that page.
I stopped logging all the page hits, but maintained a count on hits on the home page. Here is what things look like on that basis:
Edwin seemed to be apopular concept!