Open Hearts

“If we learn to open our hearts, anyone, including the people who drive us crazy, can be our teacher.” —Pema Chodron

Example

“The master is content to serve as an example and not to impose her will.” —Tao Te Ching

Approaching the End

“As one approaches the end, one begins to see life as it truly is.” —Hercule Poirot

Change the Ending

You can’t go back and change the beginning, but you can start where you are and change the ending. —C.S. Lewis

Choices

You rarely have time for everything you want in this life, so you need to make choices. And hopefully your choices can come from a deep sense of who you are. —Fred Rogers

Present

If you aren’t in the moment, you are either looking forward to uncertainty, or back to pain and regret. — Jim Carrey

Migrated to GitLab

Even though the new workflow was working well, I decided to move the repository for Indigo Spot to GitLab from GitHub. Why? Because GitLab provides unlimited private repositories free of charge, so rather than pay $7 USD per month for private repositories, I decided to move to the service that provides that free of charge for developers. I am not sure how sustainable GitLab’s business model is at the moment, but I am going to see how things pan out.

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Netlify and Hugo and GitHub. Oh my!

It seems that casting about for a CMS solution to this site has thrown me for a huge loop lately. In wanting to clear up extraneous subscription fees, I decided to cancel the Wordpress.com hosting for Indigo Spot. I also did not want to go back to self-hosted WordPress (or any CMS) on AWS or Google Cloud. Since GitHub finally added HTTPS for custom domains to their GitHub Pages hosting, I thought that might be a good landing spot.

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Virtue

“The virtue of a person is measured not by his outstanding efforts, but by his everyday behavior.” —Blaise Pascal

The Indispensable Man

Sometime when you’re feeling important; Sometime when your ego’s in bloom; Sometime when you take it for granted, You’re the best qualified in the room: Sometime when you feel that your going, Would leave an unfillable hole, Just follow these simple instructions, And see how they humble your soul. Take a bucket and fill it with water, Put your hand in it up to the wrist, Pull it out and the hole that’s remaining,

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