Working for Sun, Oh, the places I have been

Working for Sun, Oh, the places I have been

There was fun to be done,
There was Java versus .Net to be won.
There was butt to kick!
There was .com and startups making $$ really quick

I joined the high fliers
who soared to high heights and saw some great sights

How much can you win?
We were the best of the best, on top of all the rest.
then Bang-ups and Hang-ups did happen
How much can you lose?
We got all hung up in a prickle-ly perch.
and then all of a sudden we were left in a Lurch.

The EU took us
toward a most useless place.

The Waiting Place
for people just waiting.
waiting around for a Yes or No
Simple it's not, I'm afraid you will find,
for a mind-maker-upper to make up his mind.

I made MY decision,
I decided not to stay
and I found another job
so, I will be on my way!

And the Tech Days gang will fly on.
But I'm not crying because it's over. I'm smiling because it happened.

Places I have been with Sun (some more than once):
Amsterdam, London, Paris, Nice, Antwerp, Frankfurt, Berlin, Cologne, Athens, Budapest,  Dublin, Warsaw, Madrid, Barcelona, Istanbul, Israel, Johannesburg, Sydney, Beijing, Shanghai, St.Petersburg, Hyderabad, Tokyo, Manila, Singapore, Taipei, Mexico city, Sao Paulo, Brasilia, Austin, San Francisco, New York,  DC,  Atlanta, Miami, Orlando, Manchester, Boston, Philadelphia, Raleigh, Charlotte, Memphis, Dallas,  Seattle and probably some I forgot. 

It's been really great working for Sun on and off for 8 yrs.
In my new job I will be working for http://availity.com/  Availity connects health care professionals with a smarter, online approach to electronic claims and other daily health plan transactions.

Comments:

Hi Carol,
congrats, .. I wish you all the best!!!!!!!!!!!!! :-)

Michael

Posted by Michael Hüttermann on December 07, 2009 at 06:13 AM EST #

Best wishes to you, Carol! Take care and stay in touch!

Posted by Eduardo Pelegri-Llopart on December 07, 2009 at 08:04 AM EST #

Best wishes to you, Carol; we hope to read your posts somewhere on the web!!
PS: in your list you miss the Italy, hope to see you here too :)

Posted by Luca Morettoni on December 09, 2009 at 02:56 AM EST #

Wow, this is a loss for Sun. I wish you the best!

Posted by Edward Burns on December 10, 2009 at 07:26 AM EST #

The best departure message I have seen in my 12 years at Sun. Congrats for making YOUR decision, and best of luck.

Nicolas

Posted by Nicolas Lorain on December 11, 2009 at 04:29 AM EST #

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