I haven't actually spoken with him yet -- it's been importunate emails, invitations to connect on LinkedIn (that is not a way to win points with me) and, this morning, a voice-mail message that I have no intention of returning.
The idea of packing up the family at this point in our lives -- kids just about to enter high school, with Betty set to attend a very good private school we've just found out she's been accepted at -- is utterly laughable. Seattle. As if! And leave Jingo Acres...! Sorry, Chuck. Not gonna happen.
And us as Macintoshed-up a family as exists. If Apple called, I might have some trouble living with myself. But not Microsoft.
I suppose I should take it as a sign that things are looking up in my profession (user-interface design)....
They've got the best computers and coffee and smack!