Think of what you’d tell a friend you hadn’t seen in a year.
Like, “Still living in Dallas, though considering moving to Austin. Working at ABC. Really getting into cycling. The kids are age 3 and 6. I’m reading a lot of Pema Chödrön, and listening to a lot of jazz piano especially Brad Mehldau. I’ve stopped taking on web design clients, since I’d rather keep improving my back-end database work.”
That’s what a now page is for. You can’t get that big picture from any other outlets I’m aware of.