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Setting the challenge of posting daily was probably made hastily. But I’m not taking the challenge lightly. I actually want to write these posts daily. But it is in fact a challenge. Any challenge that requires a daily action is hard because things like travel always come up. When you are in your normal day-to-day life, knocking out a post is simple. It may take a while, but there is plenty of “flex” time that…

As I mentioned in my post yesterday, I’m wanting to redesign my site. It is serviceable right now, but it’s lacking any sort of personality. And I like sites with personality. For this move, I think I’m actually going to back away from my decision to use Hugo, and instead will consider the other possibilities. Hugo is fine. In fact, it’s really good for a lot of reasons. But most of those reasons don’t really resonate…

Day 7 of blogging daily and I’ve got to say that it’s been a good experiment, and I plan to continue doing it. On a daily basis it requires me to sit down, think, and write about some new topic. While calling any of these posts a real accomplishment would be a stretch, having at minimum one task knocked out daily is nice. There is some minor stress in needing to get it done. If…

If you’ve seen my site prior to this post (October, 2019), chances are you saw a much “prettier” site which was using Ghost. In fact, the second post I made here was about my decision to use Ghost. And for a while it worked out really well. Even though Ghost is miles ahead of other CMSs like WordPress in terms of minimalism and keeping it’s process out of the way, it still felt clunky to me. Writing posts…

For a little while I’ve been flip-flopping on which blogging platform I wanted to end up on. There were some obvious choices, most of which I have tried to some extent and had issues with. WordPress The first obvious choice was WordPress which by far powers the most websites on the internet right now. It is open source, there are a million different web hosts for it, and it has been around forever. The community is huge…