Year in Review 2012

The year 2012 is coming to a close.

I'd say it was a stellar year from several angles.

New Job: I got out of the Public sector into Private working for an International Software company doing Advanced BI.  My salary finally matches my skill set, better late than never!

Part Time Job: I put in a lot of hours this year, 538 hours to be exact.

New Skills: I've gotten hands on experience with SharePoint, Tabular Model, Power Pivot, c#, Team Foundation Services.

Public Speaking: I spoke at the local Microsoft Business Intelligence User Group meeting, got last minute notice but I enjoyed it and conquered my fear --> View Link

Training: Signed up for Plural Sight training site to keep my skills sharp.

Stuff: New Pool, new used car, new FIOS 150 speed

Vacations: Went to Blue Ridge Georgia in the Spring Day2 Ft. Mountain and Fall Day1 Day2 Day3.

Fitness: I started back at the gym in November and also got back out no the tennis courts around the same time Back on the Courts Get Back in the Ring

Health: I no longer smoke cigars, drink diet cokes and increase my fruit and vegetable intake.

Changes: We fired out CPA, pool maintenance guy, dentist and I switched from the credit union (1986) to a bank.

Overall a successful year!