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The End of an Era

It is with a surreal sense of melancholy I announce that on July 15th, 2020, I will be shutting down the last of our user hosting. It has been a long, winding journey…

hon1nbo /

I am not in the same position as hon1nbo, but I feel like their story and mine do have many parallels.

For the past few years, I’ve physically set up and managed several web servers in my garage.

I am giving them up. Doing my own web hosting was a ton of fun! There was lots to learn, and it was engaging. However, I want to make room for other things in my life.

When I am administering the physical and software configuration of these machines, I am not journaling, working out, or connecting with friends.

Therefore, I’ve migrated this website, along with to a cloud provider.

This is the most recent step in my ongoing quest to spend my limited time in life wisely.


No man ever steps in the same river twice, for it’s not the same river and he’s not the same man.

This is a quote by Heraclitus. He lived from 535-475 BC.


“We have two ears and one mouth so that we can listen twice as much as we speak”

This is a quote by Epictetus. He lived from 55-135 AD.

Listening goes beyond verbal communication. Listening to your own body, to your muscles, and making the mind-body connection is one example of listening. Another example is hearing the sounds of nature. Another is watching how people react to what you say.

Listen with two ears in every sense of the word that you can imagine.