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The tagline for my 15-year-old blog, Island in the Net, has always had the words "... with inchoate ramblings on technology, photography, beer, and geekery.", so really nothing has changed for me. Long form articles, carefully constructed photo-essay and tech articles, link posts, Instagram type posts' I've done it all on this website.Continue Reading
My blog readership has been falling for several years. It was even lower in 2018. I am not sure if the cause is my gradual shift away from "how-to" style posts to more of a focus on photo blogging. Perhaps it's time to return to a weekly schedule of one opinion posts, one technical post…Continue Reading
I wish that I could post first on my website and have an entry immediately created on Untappd or Foursquare, etc. 100% POSSE. The community aspects of those services is what keeps me tied to them.Continue Reading
My writing priorities are shifting to long-form book projects. In the immediate, my focus is on completing a treatise on the nature of simplicity. As this thought project evolves, I am becoming evermore addicted to the intoxicating liberation of discarding as many superfluous, distracting and complicating concerns as I can. I have realized that maintaining an ‘online presence’ is one such extra and needless worry — a burden ripe for jettisoning! Ergo, I am abandoning the compulsion to fulfill a weekly production cycle of online material. The decision to jump off this hamster wheel is a necessary step in my pursuit of living more simply.
I will miss Jame's thought-provoking articles but I wish him success in his offline endeavours.Continue Reading