# What is this? When I think back to the years when I was writing every single day, I think about the tech I used. It was simple, had little friction, and the publishing experience was non-linear. I was in the habit of putting everything I was learning out there and made connections with people from all over that I still keep in touch with to this day. Back in 2011, I was writing daily and publishing once every couple of weeks. Everything I put out there was polished, which served a purpose at the time, but now only serves as a roadblock to releasing more content. The past few years, I've been lucky to write once a week and maybe publish something once a month. I'd fallen out of love with both writing and the platforms I worked with. I've decided to relaunch my daily writing practice as a digital garden after many, _many_ recurring 7-9 of Coins (and the day of writing this, a flurry of early wands). This space is an effort to restart my daily writing practice and share more of what I'm working on as I go, a sort of in between my mess of physical journals and more polished blog posts and articles. It consists of fleeting ideas, rough notes, and thinking out loud. This is all the "behind-the-scenes" stuff that isn't ready to be published. It's all of my thinking out loud and [working with the garage door up](https://notes.andymatuschak.org/Work_with_the_garage_door_up) (which has been a breath of fresh air, honestly). At the moment, you'll mostly see things on marketing, tarot, astrology, and notes on what I've been reading. More than anything, this space gives form to my thoughts, so it may seem a little scattered at times. (That's intended!) **Recent inspiration:** - [Learn in Public](https://www.swyx.io/learn-in-public) - [Seedboxes](https://forum.obsidian.md/t/what-a-seedbox-is-and-why-it-has-been-valuable-to-me/4344) - "Gardening sits in the middle. It's the perfect balance of chaos and cultivation." ([A Brief History & Ethos of the Digital Garden](https://maggieappleton.com/garden-history)) - [Of Digital Streams, Campfires and Gardens](https://tomcritchlow.com/2018/10/10/of-gardens-and-wikis/) - [Stock and Flow](https://snarkmarket.com/2010/4890/) - [Work with the garage door up](https://notes.andymatuschak.org/Work_with_the_garage_door_up) - [Peripheral vision](https://notes.andymatuschak.org/z4geAr5cERWdJPrdhU5gy3N) ***Originally published 8 May, 2024*** The site itself was published at 1:21 am on 8 May, though the conceptual stuff started on the 3rd or 4th while the moon was still in Pisces, moving from Saturn to Neptune. The hosting purchase happened 10:35 pm on 4 May, while the moon had just started separating from Mars in Aries. Haven't really analysed the chart of when I made everything public yet, but it's fun to look at down the road! ![[mind garden chart.png]]