MVP

I Am Not An MVP

But You Can Be

I have been honored to have been a part of this group of most excellent people. As with all good things my time as an MVP has come to an end. With my departure that means someone new will be awarded, or maybe someone who had left the program will be coming back. Ether way, I am making room for someone else who is in the running for the October cycle.

Nothing Has Changed

Yet everything has. My life has taken a turn and I have to chose how to balance my life. It isn’t just about doing SQL Server stuff anymore. I’ve got a lot more responsibility and a lot more to work on and learn More >

One Great Day And Mixed Feelings

If it happens two times then you know the first time wasn’t a fluke.

Today was my anniversary date for the SQL Server MVP award. I wasn’t expecting to be renewed. I was though. Three of my friends weren’t added to the MVP roster. All three of them have put in the time and work. If this was as simple of do X and Y get MVP it would be easy to say you didn’t do X enough or Y enough. That’s not the nature of an award.

a·ward verb (used with object) 1. To give as due or merited; assign or bestow: to award prizes. dictionary.com

An award is given. Let me say that one more time. An award is GIVEN. More >

Two For One, SQLSaturday and MVP All In One Day.

Day Of Days

I just don’t know what to say, Saturday was just plain awesome. Easily one of the best days of my life. The CACTUSS crew put on an awesome SQLSaturday, well attended and well received.

Right after I did the opening remarks I got a little email letting me know I AM A FRIGGIN’ MVP! It was everything I could do not to cry like a small child. Nothing could have been better than having all my friends around me and the community I support there on my big day. Just typing this I’m getting a little weepy :). Lots of high fives, handshakes and hugs not to mention a standing ovation at the More >

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