I’ve been running a blog right here for the final 20 years. Each Tuesday and Thursday, fairly persistently, for twenty years. However final 12 months, with out planning it, I acquired drained and stopped. Undecided why. It did not correspond with any life occasions. Nothing fascinating or notable occurred. I simply stopped.
I did discover pleasure on TikTok and amassed a small group of like-minded followers there. I take pleasure in my YouTube as effectively, and my weekly podcast goes robust with almost 900 (!) episodes of interviews with cool folks. I’ve additionally just lately began posting on Mastodon (a fediverse (federated universe)) Twitter various that makes use of the ActivityPub net customary. I see that Mark Downie has been taking a look at ActivityPub as effectively for DasBlog (the weblog engine that powers this weblog) so I have to spend someday with Mark quickly.
Being constant is a tough factor, and I feel I did a superb job. I gave many talks over a few years about Private Productiveness however I at all times talked about doing what “feeds your spirit.” For a minute right here the weblog took a backseat, and that is OK. I crammed that (spare) time with household time, private initiatives, writing extra code, 3d printing, video games, taekwondo, and a ton of different issues.
Going ahead I’ll proceed to jot down and share throughout a lot of platforms, however it would proceed to begin right here as it is tremendous vital to Personal Your Phrases. Hold taking snapshots and backups of your keystrokes as you by no means know when your chosen platform would possibly change or go away completely.
I am nonetheless right here. I hope you’re too! I’ll see you quickly.