Slow posting... much going on in the personal life.

Blog posting has been oft delayed the last month since I have been been busy both at work and at home. At work, I was finishing up another Sprint which always seems to take a bit more focus to tie up the loose ends. At night, I'm fixing bugs in the WiX toolset in an effort to finish. On top of all of that, Jenny and I are preparing our house for sale. We have a couple contractors doing all kinds of jobs inside the house and we are doing others. For example, after a couple long weekends of stripping wallpaper from the kitchen and bedroom. As a result I have banned wallpaper in the next house.

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WiX Working Group Wrap-up, delayed.

In my first qik, I mentioned that one of the things I was most excited about doing with Qik was a nightly "wrap-up" of the meetings on Thursday where the majority of work gets done on the WiX toolset. I tried my first "WiX Working Group Wrap-up on July 3rd" but the 19 minute video ended up only about 7 seconds long. I guessed the other 18+ minutes were sacrificed to the "alpha software demons" so I dropped them an email.

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My 9 year anniversary at Microsoft.

Wow, how time flies. Here's a quick qik where I quickly trace out the last 9 years.

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Qik introduction.

This morning I finally posted my first set of personal videos online using qik.com. I had the qik invite for a week before posting my first video. It took a surprising amount of mental preparation to finally sit down and record myself talking to the world live. I lifted the phone up and stared into the little mirror on the back that tells me I'm in picture several times before putting it down again. I was actually nervous.

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