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06 July 2008
School Starts on Monday
As of this coming Monday (7/7/2008) I am a college student once again. I am taking 6 hours worth of classes here at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, 2nd summer session. I also have other huge news to write about, but everything isn't quite nailed down yet so I don't want to jump... Read More...
06 May 2008
DrumSTRONG 2008: A Smashing Success -- Thank You Scott and Mason!
Three years ago, a friend of my family's teenage son was diagnosed with cancer, and was given fairly bleak chances of making it through the ordeal. It was a crushing blow to the family. For the full story, read the ESPN piece on Mason (he's the last story). Mason would go on to conquer the cancer... Read More...
08 March 2008
Heading Back To School, Finishing Up My Degree
After a long round of thinking about the future, my short and long term goals, and my overall level of happiness, I've decided to finally head back to school to finish up my degree. For those of you who don't know, I dropped out of college my sophomore year to pursue my present career track in... Read More...
01 January 2008
Best. Wedding. Ever. Sorry Ladies, Matt Brandau Is Off The Market
A very good friend of mine, Matt Brandau recently got married to a wonderful woman, and I had the pleasure of attending. Here are some photos from the festivities . It was without a doubt the most fun reception I've ever attended...Matt is a professional bassist (shameless plug, he now plays with... Read More...
11 September 2007
Bought A Condo -- Celadon Greenway
We've bought a condo! Actually, we put a deposit down on it a few months ago, but things were a little dicey after the Microsoft shake up . Everything has leveled off, i.e. the new job is going swimmingly and we're forging ahead. There is one issue with our new purchase: They haven't been... Read More...
14 July 2007
Starting A New Job On Monday (7/16)
It has been a very interesting 2 months since my last job related post ; in a nutshell I am not in Seattle and I was not able to take the position with Microsoft that I've been talking about. I have an entirely separate post that I'm working on which goes into more detail as to exactly what happened... Read More...
16 June 2007
Congratulations To Eric And Leigh
This past Thursday, one of my best friends (a local artist, check out the cuffs he makes by hand) tied the knot to his beautiful bride Leigh in one of the most memorable weddings I've been to lately. He's one of the 'core' crew, and even though we've lost touch a little over the past... Read More...
24 May 2007
And Then There Were 29
Today marks the beginning of my 30th trip around the sun (I'm 29 for any math challenged folks). Just so everyone knows, I plan on staying 29 for a few years, so we won't be celebrating next year this time. This birthday will be low key...eating at a local Greek restaurant with friends and family... Read More...
20 April 2007
Assimilated Into The Collective
I've been talking about screens with Microsoft on this blog for the past couple of years; most recently I have been interviewing for a .Net Premier Field Engineer position, and I'm pleased to announce that 2 weeks and 8 hours of interviews later they have extended an offer, and I have of course... Read More...
19 March 2007
Digweed, The Cinematics, Seattle, Horses...It's Springtime!
The weather is getting warmer, which can only mean one (of several) things: Lots of stuff to do in and around Charlotte! This coming Thursday (the 22nd) The Cinematics are playing at a local venue (they are kick arse...anyone in the area should definitely check them out, it's at Neighborhood Theatre... Read More...
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