Need to write a blog post “What’s with static sites? I mean, wtf?” for the person who was told 10 yrs ago they needed to switch to Dreamweaver for the site, then WordPress, then they needed all these plugins, and now they’re hearing about static sites. Wasn’t that what I had?

Serious question. Handlebars or Nunjucks? I want to build a version of this site in Eleventy and learn a new templating language. Nunjucks is used in the demo, but for broader experience is one more popular than another?

“bespoke” is a word I’ve seen used to convey artisan, hand crafted and “hacked together because no one can see it.” I’ve always thought of it as more of a well made custom tailored solution. You?

I’ve been using Twitter a lot lately, rarely posting from my own site. Some is due to technical issues, some lazy. But I do have text files with YAML front matter stored for each tweet. I’ve been doing that for almost 3 years.

Lost a screw & nut where my bike rack attaches at the base of the frame. Spent 2 weeks digging through jars and cans looking for something that will fit. Finally gave up and used a zip tie 😂

Until today, I’ve never really wanted to learn javascript beyond tweaking someone elses code. Now, I want to be able to write vanilla javascript as well as I can fix a broken butter sauce in a 120º kitchen with a line out the door.

Since first setting up Jekyll a few years ago I’ve ha a basic ruby environment locally. In last 72 hours I’ve installed 4 different versions and 2 different versions of Rails. What is even happening?