Category Archives: Personal

Balpreet Kaur: A Small Glimpse of a Better World

In case you missed the story about Balpreet Kaur and the Reddit thread that’s making the rounds today, it’s well worth a read. http://jezebel.com/5946643/reddit-users-attempt-to-shame-sikh-woman-get-righteously-schooled The world needs a whole lot more of this. Thank you Balpreet; most people would not … Continue reading

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Rest in peace grandfather

David Russell Sr., Parker Hill, Springfield, Vermont, April, 1913 – December, 2011

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Happy New Year

Happy New Years folks. Now that Windows Live Spaces has migrated to WordPress I might actually start blogging again instead of posting on Facebook all the time.

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Dave Russell Sr.’s 95th Birthday

My grandfather, Dave Russell Sr. of Springfield, Vermont (no he doesn’t watch the Simpsons) is turning 95-years old on Sunday. My dad and I recently put up a website for him which will be used to promote a book he … Continue reading

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Joining Windows Core

At the end of February, I transferred inside the Windows Division and joined the Application Platform Team (part of Windows Core Engineering). This is a big deal for me personally as I have been hired to help solve some vexing … Continue reading

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In Memory of Kyra Husky

I am extremely sad to report that our female Siberian Husky Kyra died today two months shy of her tenth birthday due to liver cancer. We first became aware of a potentially serious problem on Tuesday and an ultrasound, an … Continue reading

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Odds and Ends News Update

It’s been awhile since I posted so I thought I would do a quick round-up of the happenings here in Washington State since May.   Vicki has a new job over in Kirkland. She’s now managing the Multiple Sclerosis Center at Evergreen … Continue reading

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