Blogging With Obsidian
I’m going to try blogging with Obsidian. Primary reason is that I have used it for a kb in the past and I like it. I also like my blog living with my kb because (if those things are published) I can refer to things in the kb. Writing prose in Obsidian is a more enjoyable experience than using VS Code. VS Code is too clinical and does not do a great job with prose-writing.
Since I am making such a large switch, I will also be using Astro to build this new blog. I have had my eye on it for a little while now and the only roadblock previously to adopting it was getting my Orgmode integration to work. Now that I am on the Markdown train, this is no longer a barrier.
There are a few steps that need to occur before this migration can be realized:
- Convert existing blog posts to Obsidian-friendly Markdown
- Migrate Orgmode kb (already converted to MD via Pandoc and this blog post) to Obsidian
- Create an Astro site that can consume Obsidian’s markdown files and structure
- Create some form of a digital garden integration to properly link related files
I will likey resurrect Sylvan for this purpose — it’ll have come full circle, as it did start out as a way of exporting Obsidian vaults into NextJS sites.