At some point the idea of hosting your own recursive DNS was a widely talked about subject. It would add security and privacy to your connection by avoiding things like DNS hi-jacking, which has become common among ISPs. But I mostly wanted it to fix a problem with something; despite being told this was a stupid idea.
I am building my own image host on pickmy.org, when I say image host; I mean something a bit more hacked together than just putting images in a directory and turning autoindex on. But something that’s a cross between imgur and a simple self-hosted image gallery. Here’s what I’ve been able to do, where I need to go from here, and why I’m doing it this way.
Among some of the non-technical garbage on my old blog was an occasional post about my travels. There weren’t many due the pandemic not long after I’d started being able to do such things. But I got to do something last year I’d wanted to do for 20 years. It was not such a great road-trip after all.