My tastes in blogging software continue to devolve. Two years ago I was using
Blogger. Last year I set up self-hosted Wordpress. This year I am forgoing
server-side software entirely and switching to static files generated from a
Why do this? It is primarily out of preference for simplicity and absolute
control over the site's presentation. Better security and being much cheaper to
host are nice secondary benefits.
Most old posts have been removed because they were lame. The remaining have been
retained in paraphrased form. Comment handling has been delegated to
Will this new structure hold? I'll let you know next year.
I was on a boat - a 7 day cruise down the Eastern Caribbean.
I don't consider myself to be the cruising type, but certain circumstances
obligated my attendance. To my surprise I found it to have redeeming value.
A week of forced disconnect in a warm place in the middle of Winter
has its appeal.
Ports on this trip:
Customary roll of vacation photos follows:
One of the zip line runs from St. Kitts in poor quality video form: