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I've quite literally lost track of how many iterations of there have been. I'm now writing off the the prior version of the site as a complete disaster. The use of a content manager to manage my personal site seemed like a good idea at the time; but not only did it not accomplish the goal of a CMS (making the site easier to use); it actually impared my use of the site. It's pretty embaressing how little I actually I used my site while it was configured with a CMS. My workflow is much more aligned to writing my thoughts down in a text document using my favorite editor than writing content into a text widget. Consequently, the tool I chose to help me manage the site kind of did the job, but only because I avoided using the site and thus didn't have anything to manage.

So, for iteration n+1, I'm going old school and adopting a static website. I'm now using the nikola static blog generation software. I think this probably is more in line with how I generally want to use the site. Write some ideas down in a text file and publih them in a way that can actually be well integrated into a website. We'll see if this reduction of complexity actually ends up improving the usability of my own site.

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