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hello world

Hello World! Well, here we are. I guess I have to start somewhere and I guess the somwhere is here. This is just a silly liitle project I have had in the back of my mind for some time and I think it’s a fine time to execute it.

Did you ever wonder how much stuff you have? No? Well, I have. Mostly because i never used to have all this stuff! but then I got older and had a kid and the stuff just grows and grows to the point you don’t even know why you have all this stuff.

This got me to thinking? Everything has a story: The toothbrush, the special coin that used to be your Dad’s or even the fork you used for dinner. You had to have some thought about buying this and adding it to your home at some point, yes?

I’m not sure where I am going with this, but I want to write stories. Short stories. About my stuff. Every fork, pen, pink floyd album - you name it.

Short, because who has time to write thousands and thousands of words? I have 20 minutes - tops. And I can usually bang out something in that time frame.

These will not be daily - becuase: life. I will try to write regularly but we shall see. At this point, this is not much more than an idea I had so time will tell if it gets executed.

There’s probably more to write, but this give you the idea and as this is a brand new site nobody’s reading anyway.

it's kind of hard to beat free

I’ve been waffling on whether I should use Jekyll,Ghost or even Wordpress and Blogger for my next project and I think I have settled on Jekyll.

I have made my choice due mostly to price. I investigated self-hosting Wordpress and Ghost but when you figure out the server cost you might as well pay for managed hosting.

But I don’t want to pay for a project that may or may not get off the ground - so Jekyll wins for the time being.

It’s also nice being able to just open a text editor and write. No need for plugins or other stuff.

I almost went with ghost as my platform of choice but I decided against it mostly due to price even though I do like th Ghost platform as a whole.

Anyway, here goes.. Let’s see if this works at all.

phone cases

He had lost his phone. Again. This wasn’t the first time

You would think that for something so important to his day to day life that he would pay more attention to it. It was usually lost in the house somewhere - placed up high where he wouldn’t see it normally.

He sighed, and once again hit the “find my phone” app on his watch.

The phone rang it’s “find me” tone. He wandered around the house. It had to be somewhere. He went downstairs and nope - not there.


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