The earliest recorded post here is from April 2003. I know I did some limited blogging before that on a temporary website for about a year or so: mostly research notes.
If you look at the archive list of this shiny new Quills software, you'll see that the number of posts varies greatly. 2006 (1), 2005 (94), 2004 (184), 2003 (67). Somewhere between 5 and 15 posts per month. The frequency is about right for me, but I dislike the variation a bit. Sometimes almost two months go by without a single post. I've decided to take a more active dislike to that :-)
In 11 Ideas to maintain your blog Rajesh Setty has some good tips if you're serious about your weblog. And I'm serious about my weblog, for some of the following reasons:
Some of the highlights of Rajesh's article for me:
So: on to the next few years of blogging!
My name is Reinout van Rees and I work a lot with Python (programming language) and Django (website framework). I live in The Netherlands and I'm happily married to Annie van Rees-Kooiman.
Most of my website content is in my weblog. You can keep up to date by subscribing to the automatic feeds (for instance with Google reader):