It was overdue.
In looking through the timestamps on my personal webpage, it appears that I started blogging by 2001 — just 3 years after “blog” was coined and long before it became standard vernacular. At the time, there was no such thing as a content management system (CMS). I hand-coded each page in HTML (CSS also didn’t exist) and photo-heavy posts in particular took a lot of work.
Fast-forward 14 years and we have some great tool that make blogging a lot easier. So while I can’t guarantee that my transition to WordPress will help me keep my blog up to date, at least it will knock down a few of the hurdles to creating new content.
I’ll try to keep all the legacy content alive. Here are some of the links from the homepage of my blog’s previous incarnation: