Coding and Thinking

Did you know that I have not one, but two kanban boards? One for getting this site set up as I want it to be, and another for mothballing my old site. They both have a LOT of things on them. It’s gonna be a lot of work. But this evening, I knocked out a fair number of backend things I wanted to fix on this site, primarily with the CSS....

June 12, 2022 · 4 min · 766 words

F Stands for Fungible

I started the process of mothballing my old site last night. It was really hard to go through nearly 700 posts and unpublish them, leaving only the ones I’m planning on archiving on a static site. Really, really hard. Also hard was seeing people respond on Twitter to my statement a few days ago that I was shutting the site down. It’s been, personally, a terrible few years. I’ve lost my health, my career, and now I’m losing the vast majority of my social network....

June 11, 2022 · 5 min · 925 words

Hello World

Hello world! While this is a new site, I am not new to blogging. I’ve been blogging one way or another since 1999, give or take. I’ve had a lot of different sites over the years–from Diaryland to Greymatter to Movable Type to LiveJournal to WordPress and now I’m using Hugo because, to be quite honest, I am unhappy with the direction WordPress has taken their product–they seem to assume that everyone wants to sell something and too often what’s for sale is a piece of someone’s soul....

May 29, 2022 · 4 min · 810 words