Right now, it is starting to be like a black hole that sucks time, energy and money
I really like it, but it has become tedious combining it with a full time job and family.
I almost crashed due to stress last month, and I do not want to feel that again,
Sorry to hear about possibly discontinuing and almost crashing! I hope that you rather let some services fail rather than do too much. Also, there is an NGO which would like to co-host similar services and is about to look for resources to run them. Hope we can talk. :)
I would love to work together with a team in the future! Being alone in this has been the most challenging since I never could travel anywhere without bringing my laptop just in case.
Users need to remember that gratis use of non-datafarming online services is a gift, not a right. If we don't have the skills / resources to self-host, we depend on others who do, and we need to be actively looking for ways to give back. That might include things like donations towards hosting costs, or reporting of outages and other problems in a friendly, non-demanding way. Even just an occasional 'thanks for this awesome service, we love you' message is a good start.
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