I like that I live in a place where I can see at least some stars at night. I'm nowhere close to the middle of nowhere, but at least there is way less light pollution that where we used to live.
In a decentralised social media it makes sense to host yourself. That's what we decided to do. This instance is run by two nerds, mostly for the why not of it. Feel free to join, and we'll hit you up with an "Hi, who are you?".