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Not from the last couple of days, but an older one from February.

First trip to the bikepark

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It’s not my photo, but a friend’s and I am in it. Our first trip of the year to Vallåsen Bike park. What a day. Nice to be out there with good friends and do the thing you love. Ending the evening with a few beers. What a weekend, can’t wait until the next one.

And it makes one long back to Austria, where there was more flow, longer runs and bigger stuff to ride on.

And this is the back

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A total make-over from what it was when we bought the house. I should actually try to find one to compare.

But half a deck to fill the other half with gravel and have a trampoline. When the kids are bored of it in a couple of years (or months), we’ll have to figure out what to do with it. My idea is to build a fire pit, so we can sit there in the evenings and have a drink or so. But there is some convincing to do first.

PS: Yip, I am standing in another neighbors garden again.

We’re getting there

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This is what it looks like now. The idea is to maybe replace the windows on the right this summer. 3 Windows and a door it will be. Probably a door that has glass all the way down to the floor. We’ll see. If the COVID-19 is still around and keeping us in Sweden, then this will be an option. Otherwise we might jump in the car and do some road tripping.

Like everyone else here

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We are driving a Volvo these days.Volvo for life, they say. And honestly, this is actually the best car I can image. It just ticks all the boxes for me on what a car is supposed to be like.

But…. we are only 2 months in. So we’ll see what it’s like in a year or so.

The Easter game

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Easter Sunday. Trainng game during the COVID-19 pandemic. Is ok in Sweden according the different sports organisations.

And yes, the weather was totally the opposite from Saturday’s. But it will be sunny again soon they say.

At it again

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A long Easter weekend and the sun is out, so we decided to rent a container and have a go at the dirt mountain in the front of the garden. We filled the whole thing (about 7m3) and moved just over half of what we have. so I guess next Friday, there will be an empty container again on the drive way.

The office

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Looks like this these days. Haven’t seen the other one in 5 weeks now, I think. Already loosing count.

But we keep in touch every morning with Teams, a microphone and a webcam. Not really the same and longing actually to meet the collegues. But it keeps us safe and hopefully we will get rid of this virus sooner.

And back to WordPress

I read a lot last year about how amazing it is to build your website with a static-site-generator. Meaning you can have all your posts in Markdown and you just commit it with Git to a repository and a few commands to publish it online.

Tufte CSS is in my opinion the best layout there is for blogging, writing, …

The main reason is that I wanted to have a site that has the Tufte CSS implemented. And I was a bit too lazy to make something for WordPress (’cause there wasn’t).

So I started with Jekyll. Found a good Tufte theme and started implementing. But once you imported 1000+ posts from the old WordPress site, you start noticing how slow the building of the site becomes. So, after some searching I ended up with Hugo. Again, same procedure of finding a theme and learning how to set up everything. This time is was ay faster to build and I decided to run with it.

But…. eventually I realised it really didn’t fit my workflow. Since most of what I present here is photo-based material, it gets a bit difficult to publish wherever and whenever I want because I only have the hugo software on my work machine (Linux based). And all the photos (from all the iPhones and camera) are imported to the home machine where we have Lightroom installed. Sometimes I just want to edit in VSCO on the iPhone and publish. So somehow it has to get transferred to my work machine to get published. And that is just a too big of a bottleneck for me.

So I just went back to good old WordPress. I just put the time in to make a themebased on Tufte CSS. And now I just have to get all the old content back. Luckily there is a Lightroom plugin to export photos directly to WordPress…