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Monarca Expedition

Replied to https://miraz.me/2021/11/26/our-swan-plant.html (miraz.me)

Our Swan Plant had one microscopic Monarch caterpillar on it when a friend offered to bring some of her surplus caterpillars round. Of course I accepted. Hers are much much bigger.
Large Monarch caterpillar on a Swan Plant.

@Miraz Beautiful! Reminded me of the Monarch butterfly and this terrific paragliding expedition – Memory transcending generations!

June 21, 2021 21:56

Replied to Installing Trilium Notes by by Srikanth Perinkulam

I wrote this guide initially for the Hetzner community. Posting here for posterity.
Trilium Notes is a hierarchical note taking application with focus on building large personal knowledge bases. See the Trilium Github page for more details. In this tutorial we will deploy a Trilium instance to insta…

While walking someone through a few features of Trilium notes, I realized the Trilium notes electron app is really good! Besides the offline-first feature it provides, it also lets me have an additional backup of the notes. And then I also figured, I did have to tweak the volume configuration in my yaml a bit…

June 13, 2021 05:06

Replied to https://smallcamp.art/@ndanes/106394991518012125 by NicholasNicholas (smallcamp.art)

https://ndanes.com/blog/2021/06/11/trying-nextcloud/
After going back to Google Photos + Drive, I decided to give NextCloud a try again, but this time self-hosted. My initial impressions are in this blog post:
https://ndanes.com/blog/2021/06/11/trying-nextcloud/
(It’s been mostly good so far!)

@ndanes@smallcamp.art I’ve had absolutely zero issues using [nextcloudpi](https://ownyourbits.com/nextcloudpi/#supported_systems). Silently been chugging along for a few years now with auto-updates and close to zero manual intervention. For the maps alternative, I’ve had my eyes on [Magic earth](https://www.magicearth.com/)

May 11, 2021 19:19

Replied to May 7, 2021 14:31 by by Srikanth Perinkulam

Earlier this week, I came across this nifty python tool that lets you backup all your garmin data from the Garmin-Connect platform. I wrote a crude WordPress plugin to parse the json files over and display the data on my website here. The tool is kind of unstable because it essentially ‘mimics’ …

Tweaked this setup further to make it a bit more seamless. I used a different but more reliable script to fetch the activity json files and setup a cron job to run twice every week. Next-up: 01. Make the parsing and data display theme agnostic. 02. Add a quick link to publish individual activities as…