@celia I've never considered using a CMS for Markdown either, as it seems to add another layer of abstraction to the static site workflow (and I'd be forced to build remotely).
For some folks, it's a productivity boon. Maybe if Forestry had mobile apps... 🤔
I use VSCode to author Markdown posts, as that's where I serve/build/deploy; so everything's in one place. The ability to preview output side by side, and have spell-check at my disposal isn't bad either.
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