Finally got out of a rut of not writing, but then I had to figure where I wanted to write. For a while, posts just got buried in a Notion instance. Blogging didn't feel productive, because I felt weird reverting to throwing content into the ether. Lately, I've been reading a lot and tying things back to old projects I've worked on and talks I've given.
Those connections are making me want to start a blog just to jot down the ideas stemming from the reading and perhaps ideate on newer ideas. Have spent most of tonight messing around with a blog stack just for this.
Was going to run Ghost on Digital Ocean, but got annoyed with the setup.
Went back to Netlify, which was super easy to deploy a Hugo instance on.
I think I'm going to use Forestry with Hugo because while I don't need a GUI to write, I find it easier than trying to write in a text edit.
Haven't 100% decided yet, but it looks like that's the plan. Not a bad use of a few hours, tbh.