After centuries of trying I finally mastered the art of blogdown. All it took was incremental version controlled changes and keeping
git revert --hard close at hand. This is my third blog iteration after a Jekyll based version and Medium. They were both ill-equiped to handle Data Analysis heavy posts, so this setup is just right - especially after I figured out how to embed Jupyter notebooks in RMarkdown. For posteriority’s sake, here are links to Medium and RPubs.