I started this blog (originally named Defenestration Corner) in March, 2000, with no particular theme or purpose – it was just a place I could share things of interest. Travel was a big interest; my first travel post was that same month (a ranking of Real Ales I was drinking at a pub in Stratford-Upon-Avon), and I did my first trip report in May, 2000 (Amsterdam and WWW9).
I blogged when the spirit moved me; every so often, I’d get on a hot streak and blog every day for a few weeks. But there would be other times when I’d lose interest and only blog every few months – or even just once a year.
Things changed on March 17, 2020. I started my Quarantine Journal on the first day of the Santa Clara County “shelter-in-place” order, and I haven’t missed a day since.
How long will I continue? That’s a good question. I guess I’ll keep going until I miss a day!