Christmas a time for family

Well, yesterday was one hectic day.  Greg and I got up to head over to his Granmother Dot's for CHristmas lunch at the Astor House.  We joked, talked and gave her Christmas gift.  Her Friend Olive joined us, who is a spitfire at 99.  She had already headed out with family for a morning breakfast in …

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A special day for an amazing lady

Born January 22, 1920; Passed December 13, 2009.  On Wednesday, we spent celebrating the life of Helen Pattee.  Greg's grandmother that raised him while his parents worked.  Helen was an amazing lady who taught in a one room school house in Iowa.  Could you imagine our teachers today, teaching and cooking breakfast and lunch for …

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Return to a car driving family

So we caved, our 3 year no car family has come to an end.  Yesterday, we purchased a car the new 2010 Lexus 450h.  So the good thing we will be a 1 car family and my goal is to ride my bike to work or take the Microsoft Commuter.  We got a Hybrid to …

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December Server BG Leads Offsite

This was my last trip in CEE as the CEE Area  IT Pro Lead.  It was a very fruitful discussion around Mid Year Review and H2 Planning.  We had great discussion and sharing of best practices across the region.  The amount of work and creative marketing that these teams can do with such little resources …

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CEE Christmas Party and BMO Party

It was my last hoorah with the CEE Team.  To end the year we headed to good old downtown Unterschleissheim to play pool, have some drinks, blow off some Rhythm of the Business Steam and watch Bayern Munich win finally 4-0!  Good times!  Why is it when you are too solber you are horrible at …

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