Friday, January 12, 2024

A day with Kirby, Hugo, and OpenBSD

January 12, 2024 · 198 words

Wednesday, January 10, 2024

After yesterday’s Kirby->Hugo-Kirby debacle, I’ve been thinking about why I spend so much time farting around with and on my blog. Fair question, and one I don’t really have an answer to. I guess it’s my little place on the internet and I like to have the furniture arranged just so. But “just so” changes all the time, so I keep trying new configurations. It’s fun. Also useless, and nobody but me cares, but still....

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Tuesday, January 09, 2024

Have you ever been so enamoured with plain-text-static-html publishing that you’re willing to burn down a month of implementing a blog using Kirby CMS in order to go back to using Emacs and Markdown and Hugo? I have.

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I don’t need a new blogging platform, but if I did, I’d certainly be looking at It’s blogging via sftp and rsync, which sounds awesome.

January 8, 2024 · 26 words

Saturday, October 14, 2023

I spent the afternoon with my new grandson yesterday. His name is Lincoln. His middle name is Jack. She gave him my name and that might be the nicest thing anyone has ever done for me. Proud grandpa holding Lincoln The Kirby experiment continues. I did some work on it this morning. You might notice that the home page now shows a grid of recent posts under the latest Journal entry....

October 14, 2023 · 99 words

Sunday, October 08, 2023

The Kirby experiment has been fun, but I’m not sure I’ll finish anything useful.

October 8, 2023 · 173 words

Saturday, October 07, 2023

I spent some of the morning writing a new function for generating posts in Hugo. Then, I spent the rest of the morning building out a scaffolding in Kirby. This can’t end well.

October 7, 2023 · 33 words

Friday, October 06, 2023

I’ve been having thoughts of more Linux. I’ve got MINT running on the little MacBook Air, but also glanced at the ThinkPad Carbon running Pop_OS that’s sitting on a shelf. It would be fun to play with, but then I remembered that the most productive move I’ve ever made was to stick with running one OS on one computer. Some day that may be Pop_OS on a Thinkpad, but right now it’s macOS on a MacBook Pro....

October 6, 2023 · 176 words

Thursday, October 05, 2023

Blogging options. Where I’ve landed.

October 5, 2023 · 411 words

Monday, July 10, 2023

Being nice. The Little Mermaid and my daughter.

July 10, 2023 · 96 words

Saturday, July 08, 2023

Street photography

July 8, 2023 · 37 words

Thursday, July 06, 2023


July 6, 2023 · 60 words

Wednesday, July 05, 2023

Forcing myself to use Obsidian

July 5, 2023 · 58 words

Tuesday, July 04, 2023

Keyboards. No longer using Hugo bundles by default. Handling daily posts.

July 4, 2023 · 165 words

Monday, July 03, 2023

What of my wiki? Pinky and the HHKB.

July 3, 2023 · 217 words

Sunday, July 02, 2023

People I like. Losing stuff. AI Code is still faster.

July 2, 2023 · 153 words

Saturday, July 01, 2023

Bombs with blinking lights. Obsidian? Harvard. Bluesky.

July 1, 2023 · 179 words

Friday, June 30, 2023

New (2014) Mac Mini. Another of my tech heroes turns out to be an over-privileged racist dick.

June 30, 2023 · 228 words

Thursday, June 29, 2023

Mark Bernstein on defects vs surprises. Software decisions. Sharpening my knives.

June 29, 2023 · 58 words

Wednesday, June 28, 2023

Meta NDAs. DFW on Tourism. Complexity.

June 28, 2023 · 200 words