The Office family and the Windows division.

Recently Robert Scoble posted a blog entry about how Windows engineers feel Win7 is being managed differently than previous Windows releases. As I read through the list, I immediately thought, "Hey, that's just like Office." It also reminded me of an analogy I came up with when I first joined Microsoft.

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When it changes it pours, again.

Almost two years ago, I took note that major life changes seemed to "get all bunched up together". I still don't understand the phenomenon but for the last couple months I've been living it again. Like last time I'm facing major updates to my life and my work.

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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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