Tuesday, June 28, 2011

Life comes at you fast, take two!

When I posted my last entry, from a hotel room in Rochester, I thought I had things figured out. Work some on Xerox, some on Novell. Maybe even continue with a bit of Symetra.

Little did I suspect the turn my career would take in just a few short months. I bounced back to 100 percent supporting Novell, then to heading up the web administration team. And now, in a new turn, I leave ACS, to return to my dba roots. This new adventure will also have me commuting to Salt Lake again, although just 3 days a week.

Peter has also left ACS, which means the old crew is down to Gary, Clint and Scott.

I am sad to leave ACS. I enjoyed the work, made some good new friends and learned a lot. In the end, the work for me dried up. I didn't sense a future for me with the new Novell, and the ADM work at ACS is sparse. If the Xerox thing had held, I would have stayed. But after losing it, Symetra and Railinc, it was over for me.

My hope is to maintain my new and old friendships, while forging new ones. I had a good two runs at Novell, and am grateful for the time I had.

My other desire is for my friends that remain at ACS and Novell to have success and hapiness in their careers. Thankfully, today's technology makes it easier to stay in touch.

By the way, this post comes via my Blackberry, sitting fireside at scout camp. I am so cool, right?