Monday, November 17, 2008

Gasp! It's a post!

So here's the thing.

I was miserable at Google.  It's a great company, and I think it's a wonderful place to work.  But the position I was in just wasn't right for me.  I didn't want to blog at the time, because I didn't want people to get the wrong impression about Google.  Seriously, it's a great company; I just wasn't where I should have been.

So at the end of July, I left Google and went back to Juniper.  I was happy at Juniper, and wanted to be happy again.  Besides that, Juniper offered me a promotion, a raise, my choice of projects, and the opportunity to work under a manager I know I work well with.  I'll talk about the work I'm doing for Juniper in my next blog post.

After I went back to Juniper, I've been concentrating on getting into the swing of things, so I still haven't been blogging.  Now I'm doing well, and can start posting again.

Now, here's one last note to the blogosphere: you may note that I'm still using a Google's blogger.com, storing the photos using Google's Picasa Web, and displaying Google AdSense ads.  If I were upset with the company, I wouldn't be doing these things.  I'm strenuously emphasizing that I like the company, because things get taken the wrong way in the blogosphere, and I don't want anybody to get the wrong idea.  I'm also free to badmouth the company if I wanted to, since they're no longer my employer and have no control over my actions.  But I'm not; I'm talking about how great they are.

Anyway, my point is, hello world, it's nice to see you again!