In 2001 I started blogging via blogger.com. It allowed me to augment my personal site using blog with an external service via FTP and experiment with regularly writing. On this anniversary I have commemorated this before: 2002, 2003, 2004, 2007, 2011, 2014, and 2015.
In 2003 I wrote:
I am at a loss, but it’s not for public condemnation or praise. I would like this blog to be a conduit for finding work and for sharing my thoughts on the technical things which jazz up my life. I also want it, now I realize, as a means to share my experience.
And these many years later that’s pretty much what it’s for. Granted, much of what I do now is cross-post my Instagram posts but still, I’m using this more as my own showcase, for my imperfect self to play with technology.
Just a few months after I started the site here’s what the site looked like when you landed on it, note the blog in the right column:
I’m still learning to blog, and still blogging, and still experimenting.