Since we'll be travelling for the forseeable future, I decided to move the blog off the little server and up to Amazon Web Services, where it will be somebody else's problem to keep it running, accessable and online.
First, I succumbed to the lure of more screen space. Then, the Ryzen hype from AMD was just irresistible, and I succumbed again. And finally, I've ditched Windows for Linux (ubuntu). But I feel fine about it.
[Update 28-Jun-2020: And now they're found! Running containerized Ghost changed the path to the images and I never had the patience till now to go looking. But it would be helpful if Ghost export would capture the images too...]
[Update 20-jul-2019: Sadly, I've lost all the photos of the server components due to bad juju during an unintended blog rebuild. I can't immediately find backup copies, but will keep looking. They gave this post some real pizzaz!
Getting all meta, here's a blog post about the blog server, the origin story of the little server that powers this blog.
My original idea about this blog is that it should be a completely stand-alone thing, so I wouldn't be beholden to someone else's monetization scheme to get my thoughts out there.
I could probably find a free/cheap enough shared service if I looked hard enough, but I didn't want to do the research and, in the back of my mind was the appeal of building from scratch and learning something along the way.