Renewal Open!!!

Hello!

After several weeks of moving (virtually) and multiple calls to customer service, I can confidently say that I’ve successfully moved over from WordPress.com to my own domain name! This is one step towards some unnamed and constantly changing grand master plan I have for this blog.

I realized that my blog posts of late have been related to travel. That makes sense because travel is the season of life that I seem to be currently in largely due to work and, consequently, the severe bite inflicted by the travel bug. I hope to continue sharing stories from my travels and maybe give some travel advice as well!

After some reflection, I really want to get back to why I started this blog in the first place. You see, I’m just trying to be the man God created me to be. Yes, apparently that includes a lot of travel lately. But there are other aspects and dimensions to being that man, and I want to circle back and talk about those as well.

Thanks for following, please enjoy this updated theme, and stay tuned for more!

-JD

To my followers

Hello,

Thanks for following my blog! I’m glad to be sharing stories and travel experiences with y’all lately. Now that I’m out of grad school classes for a while, I hope to be doing more with my blog.

I just wanted to let y’all know that I’m going to be moving my blog over to my own domain name in the coming weeks.

Keep a bookmark on www.jrenfuego.com. Pardon the dust.

-JD

Return of the Blogging

I mentioned in my last post that my life has been busy because of business trips, school, and other adventures. None of that has changed.

Me. All the time.

But not long after I decided to take a blog break, I realized that I really wanted to start blogging again. However, during this break, I jumped on migrating my blog over from Blogger to WordPress. This was probably the easiest step since it’s not that hard, actually.

The hard part came after. I did a lot of reflecting on where I wanted to go with my blog and decided that WordPress will future-proof the potential growth and development of this blog. Don’t get me wrong, Blogger is a great platform, but a part of me wanted to give WordPress a shot although I did use it previously when I was the blogger for my World Youth Day 2013 pilgrimage group in Rio De Janeiro. I quickly realized that a free WordPress account is rather limiting in customization compared to Blogger, but that’s okay. It’s a great lesson in “make the best of what I have”. Maybe in the future I’ll devote real money to gettin’ myself something nice on WordPress. Customizations, my own domain, and glorious themes–oh my!

With all that reflection, I also seriously thought about what the focus of my blog should be and how it delivers on that purpose. I thought it was fairly obvious in the previous iteration, but I stopped to consider perhaps that it would change. The answer I was left with is: not really.

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