Category: Music

Where’s My Hairspray?

Nothing like late night boredom in a foreign country to inspire creativity. I found myself in Wellington, New Zealand last week on St. Patrick’s Day with a host of post-conference SharePoint folks, chatting with Paul Culmsee about a song idea that he had come up with a year prior, collaborating...

A Musical Interlude

Last Friday night, I took my wife down to the Triple Door in Seattle to see one of my teenage favorites, Bob Mould (formerly of the iconic metal/punk band Hüsker Dü, and the 90’s alt rock band Sugar). Bob’s vocals and guitar work were amazing, and true to form, he...

Loving the new Zune

                          Some background: in my last org, they killed a massive trip for the entire business unit to fly down to Las Vegas for two days of year-end results review and fun, and instead gave everyone a new Zune (1st generation). As a non-drinker, non-gambler, non-fan-of-Vegas, I was not too...

Snow Patrol in Seattle

I attended the Snow Patrol concert last night with my brother in  law Dave, who works over in Server & Tools. Crappy seats on the second balcony behind some teenage girls who were obviously enthralled with seeing their first concert…and who wouldn’t sit down. The shots are blurred, the vantage...