Using Docker to generate my Octopress blog

When I originally set up Octopress, I set it up on my Mac laptop using rvm, as recommended at the time. It worked very well for me until just a few minutes after my last post, when I decided to sync with the upstream changes. After merging in the changes, I tried to generate my blog again, just to make sure everything worked. Well, it didn’t, and things went downhill from there.
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Octopress migration details

As is customary for those who’ve converted from WordPress to Octopress, here’s a quick post about my experience converting this blog. Getting the blog up and running was a cinch, especially with a good example to examine when I had questions. Converting old entries To convert my WordPress entries, I turned to exitwp. It worked pretty well, but I ran into two issues. The first was that the YAML blob at the top of the converted posts wasn’t formatted correctly.
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WordPress to Octopress

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Goals for 2008

As promised earlier, here are the goals I have set before myself to complete by the end of 2008: Run 500 miles - Yup, that’s right. I plan on running five hundred miles this year. I’ve often called myself a running rhinocerous in comparison to my gazelle of a wife, but my last run (a half marathon in San Jose) helped me to finally get over the “less than totally enjoyable” experience I had during my first marathon and consider long distance running a sport I can do.
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Is this thing on?

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