On to new adventures

So I’m stuck at a Starbucks using their wifi, because of a power outage at my place. So why not post on the ol’ neglected blog?

I left my previous job back in March, and just last week revealed where I’ve been working now. I didn’t say where earlier, because my previous boss has some kind of relationship with my current company. They made attempts to find out where I was going, even asking co-workers if they knew and trying to find out through Facebook etc. Now, I could give a shit less. Plus, we were named the #1 place to work in IT in ComputerWorld so I’ve got that going for me 😛

My previous company is a startup, with 20 or so employees. My new company has been around for 20+ years with 10,000 team members. The culture and feel at the new place is WAY more startup-y than the previous one. I could say a lot more about why I left the old place, but I don’t want to get totally negative in this post…

Anyway, the new job is great. It’s challenging, I work with a ton of great, smart people and I have fun at work EVERY SINGLE DAY. Even the long days get a bit of fun. Yes, I’ve only been there 2 months but I’ve already gotten myself neck-deep in projects. But that’s me. Some people want to work their 8 hours and go home. I, for some reason, want to work 9+ hours a day, plus weekends. I have come to the conclusion that I’m insane, but I’ve always been this way – that’s why I have a tattoo of a candle  burning at both ends…

The next MMTMD is being planned by some others – I can’t make it out to Lansing on a weekday unfortunately. I am, however, involved in the planning for the next Ann Arbor GiveCamp, which will be awesome. I couldn’t get involved as much last year – the first year I didn’t do any GiveCamps since my first one in 2010.

Blah blah blah I’m rambling now, and nobody cares. I need to go find something else to do until my power comes back on at home. These chairs at Starbucks aren’t comfortable…


Posted on June 23, 2013, in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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