Archive Tasks

Day Job, Night Job, Life Work, Quit it all (no guarantees)


  1. (in process) Categorize all posts (1 category per post – with small exceptions – see Daveostory Taxonomy + Categorization + Etc Worksheet (1600 2200 3986+ so far) – F
  2. Move “ephemera” top level category post into sub-categories (disappear them for now)
  3. Import > add to “tools and annotations” category with tags
  4. Do something with front page? Endless goodness + intro video and featured post?
  5. Remove duplicates (most from auto-imports/links) ALMOST… 
  6. Links go into curated categories or removed ALMOST… , removed from sitemap.xml
  7. Clear excess audio files out of directory via SFTP (archive or wp library preferred)


Sept 28, 2023 Published (5,116) | Drafts (283) | Pending (2)
Dec. 4 2022 | Published (4,979) | Sticky (1) | Drafts (269) | Pending (2)
Aug. 4, 2022 | Published (4,799) | Scheduled (9) | Drafts (368) | Pending 10
Feb 12, 2021 Published (4,423) | Sticky (3) | Drafts (367) | Pending (12)
April 22, 2020 Published (3,984) | Scheduled (8) | Drafts (245) | Pending (131) 
Feb 2 2020 Published (3,831) | Scheduled (26) | Drafts (246) | Pending (144)


  1. Top level navigation with pages + endless goodness + personal musings + contact
  2. Left side menu with categories 
  3. Top menu item “Endless Goodness” (all posts except ephemera and personal musings)
  4. Write “Category Descriptions” to appear on top on category view

Design + Theme

Bits o’ design inspiration

  1. Add a theme which is flexible and clean (2 columns + header variety)
  2. Ensure text area is maximum size (no right column required)
  3. Change css on title to remove ALLCAPs and display Normal Title Case
  4. Create front page with welcome message and featured post(s) videos, audio,… How and what to do with this? (made front page into blog-style roll, possibly revisit)
  5. Add Social widget in posts
  6. Indicators to show post type (video, link, normal, aside, …) whilst in list view etc.
  7. Implement rotating  headers using dave’s static montage art
  8. Add description for each category
  9. Remove avatar image on comments

Testing + Polishing

  1. Add You might also like
  2. Update all URLs after moving shit around
  3. Add Sitemap.xml
  4. Add to Google Webmaster tool with Sitemap.xml (upload file to root for auth) & Analytics
  5. Turn off robots to
  6. Test for bad links (many!!!) Underway…  ONGOING
  7. Consider stock footers for categories (podfeeds etc) NOTE seems not possible
  8. Possible to remove link and asides from search and consider and/or make more clear post type iconography?
  9. Errors and Omissions SSL compliant

Content Curation


Fill up writing project sections with appropriate writing, ergo:

  • Letters from Russia (underway) add art
  • Items Forgotten
  • January in Hotsprings
  • Short Fiction (ALMOST…)
  • More poetry cycles (underway / let’s check)
    • Atlantico
    • Grandpa
    • Items 1
    • Items 2
    • Items 3
    • Annapurna (after edit)
  • Uncle Weed’s Red Rock (august) with images in order (!) + slight rewrite (survey stakes)


Audit/roundup hemp magazine articles/books including cover art / pages – move images from Flickr to daveostory library


  • Add page for each January in Hot Springs
  • Transcribe text for each
  • Set category to Haiku/haibun
  • Add tags including January in Hot springs
  • Do same for stubbed toe collection (export each page of pdf)
  • Remove duplicate haibun (from blog and drive)

Academic papers

  • Ensure each from drive folder is added
  • Remove page numbers and footers as needed
  • Add pdf to same page if available
  • Add tags including which university and project
  • add transcripts? 


Post for each art piece (painting + static montage) including notes (size, medium, series #)

UNDERWAY including + Annotations & more at: Library


  • Category to video
  • Add description and tags from YT
  • Set date to approx date of creation of video
  • Set embed size to appropriate

Import videos (1 post for each video including descriptions and tags – file as needed, video dim sum for misc)
NOTE: Mostly done (blip pending)
Note: some local hosted “lost” with hot change (add to endless goodness YT)

Spiels and Prezos

(If not already available), transcribe lectures:

  • TEDxCAPU- David Olson-On the road to creativity
  • pechakucha presentation on things-ive-learned
  • Pecha Kucha – Volume 20, Dave Olson. docx
  • dave olsons storymaking spiel from northern voice 2010 pt2
  • dave olsons storymaking spiel from northern voice 2010 pt1
  • Edit and ensure accuracy – remove intros
  • Create new pages with transcription
  • Link to / from round-up and/or podcast page


Make gallery for collage slides for:

  • short memory
  • tom sawyer
  • forgotten vancouver
  • hitchhiking
  • inspire japan
  • Fsma


Tune up / combine / streamline pages:


Feasthouse pod

  • Make duplicate audio only posts for lectures with:
    • Audio link/player
    • Description
    • Cover art
    • Set as audio post
    • Add tags from post
    • Add link to “round up post”
    • Re categorize round up post to only Spiels + Prezo etc
    • Change type of round-up post to “Standard”

Gravelly beach

  • Ensure each audio file is working
  • If not, follow pod migration procedure to archive and update link
  • If download required, update ID3 data including album art (use generic if needed) (1-34, 45~)
  • Schedule social broadcast for re-published episodes
  • Add Rainforest Dispatches to PfGB feed

Upload PfGB to (see Podcast Migration worksheet and Downcast Podload task tracking spreadsheet) UNDERWAY (1-5, 45, 50+

Canucks / Olympic Outsider 

Upload Canucks outsider and Olympic outsider (uploaded to Daveostory ftp) or (see Podcast Migration worksheet)

NOTE: Canucks Outsider may not be relevant and worth effort(?)

Choogle On

Rearrange posts thusly:

  1. cover art (added to daveostory media library from Flickr as needed)
  2. description
  3. player
  4. audio link embed
  5. <more>
  6. bonus art (as avail)
  7. show notes
  8. music credits
  9. subscription info
  10. remove “gear”

Rebuild and test all podcast feeds

  • Choogle
  • Postcards (1-35, 45~)
  • Feasthouse – underway (double check all posts)
  • Olympics
  • Urban Van
  • Canucks Outsider (maybe)

Add to other pod-aggregators (ongoing)

  • radio public
  • tunein
  • google play
  • itunes
  • spotify?
  • listen notes
  • etc etc

+ update “subs” page + footer when added



  • IFTT recipe (Bogus, turned off, repairing)
  • Set as photo
  • Add description
  • Add tags from Instagram
  • Category only snaps – unless collection (i.e. vinyl or trick or treat etc) then photo essays


  • Changed to standard blog posts with up to 10 photos, published in Volumes
  • test gallery plug in
  • add postcards, scrapbooks, etc.
  • galleries for backpack, hats, scarves, currencies, circle bevs, lomo b&w (india), records, telegrams, pictograms, young found…


MUST MIGRATE from uncleweed, daveohoots, hootcommunity

Note: added to wakelet, can be embedded? or exported?

  • Add Trag Hip
  • Add Grateful Dead
  • Tune up others

Whatcha think?

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