As of late I sunk all of my free time into the News Wrapup web site. In addition to re-writing the RSS parser on the back end. The engine is named Obsidian and is available through Sapadian.com I am hoping this project may encourage more local programmers to clone the repository and get engaged. You can get involved in the Altoona Python Users Group if you want to learn Python programming and are in the Blair County, Pa area.
Living to Hike is still going strong, I post on it when I take a trip and have something to share.