Getting the Ghost CMS setup is a pretty painless process with the prebuilt Digital Ocean Droplet. Out of the box, it will server 99% of the majority of users well as a simple blog. But what about scaling and better asset hosting support? That's where it can get tricky.
Notes are sort of a blog within a blog. I always have a lot to share, but some of it isn't needed on the homepage. Maybe its a tutorial on web hosting, or an update to a random project I'm working on, or anything that's just kind of obscure. Basically random shit that doesn't fit in with the main theme of the website, but important none-the-less.