That was easy - Taking the Octopress plunge13 Apr 2012
Last night I took the plunge and set up octopress to host a blog on github using github pages. The documentation on octopress.org is impeccable. My only hic-up was not fully understanding that I need to run
rake generate rake deploy
after committing and pushing from my source branch.
Now to have some fun learning markdown and how to style this so that it doesn’t look like everyone else’s octopress blog