My last post!

Don’t let the title confuse you, it’s only my last post here at MSDN! As most of you know, I’ve been blogging on MSDN since 19 December 2005! It is time to move on… I made the decision to move my blogging addiction to my very own domain. On the new location you can continue…


Prettige feestdagen en een gelukkig nieuwjaar!

I wish all my readers a joyous and memorable holiday season and a very happy New Year.   In the Netherlands St. Nicholas is known as Sinterklaas. To the Dutch, St. Nicholas’ Day is the time of greatest revelry in the Christmas season. St. Nicholas comes on the last Saturday of November by steamboat from…


My second year bloggin’

It has already been my second year bloggin’ about Microsoft Dynamics CRM. Let me tell you, time really flies when you’re having fun. I can still recall how I started this blog two years ago, still living in The Netherlands, wondering if I would really digg this “blogging” stuff. Two years later and fully addicted…


Acronyms, we sure do have a lot of those in the U.S.A.

A word (as NATO, radar, or snafu) formed from the initial letter or letters of each of the successive parts or major parts of a compound term are considered an Acronym. As some of you may recall I had some discussions around this a while back via my comments on this post and this…


My one year anniversary

Exactly one year ago I boarded a plane in Amsterdam and flew to the States. As of today, I am officialy living a year in the United States.


San Francisco Love Parade 2007

This is why I love my city so much, there is always something happening. On 29 September 2007 I will be going to the Love Parade 2007 in downtown San Francisco, go here for more info: For everybody that does not know the concept of Love Parade; the Love Parade is a popular festival…


Smiley celebrates 25th birthday

You might not know this, but I am a huge Smiley fan and collector since the early 90’s. I have everything from a Smiley teapot, a Smiley phone to my recently acquired keychain. With this in mind I want to bring to your attention that 25 years ago today, the two original text smileys, 🙂…


It’s my birthday!

Yes, today is the day I am turning 30 years old. Did you know that August 27 is the 239th day of the year (240th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar? There are 126 days remaining…. Presents are always welcome…


I got lifecasted!

Lifecasted?! Maybe I invented a new word…anyway’s …what’s lifecasting you might think? Well lifecasting is when somebody is using a portable camera to broadcast their activities over the Internet 24 hours a day. Justin,, started lifecasting on March 19, 2007 and got a lot of attention by the media., founded in San Francisco by Justin Kan, is currently…


I love my Bus Stop!

As some of you know, I am from Enschede, an average town in the east of The Netherlands. So what does this have to do with a bus stop? Well, I was surprised when I saw a poster that really reminded me of home! Many people don’t know that we brew the best beer in the world, it is called Grolsch…