There are some things about Windows Live Messenger that are really cool. See the "News" information to the left? You can see whether I'm on line, and if I am, start an instant IM session.
And I can put a Windows Live Messenger form directly into the blog:
Just be aware that sometimes the noise is too overwhelming, so I'll hide...
Looks like a good idea, but I couldn't send you this message. Just returned an error: "Your conversation could not be started. You may want to try again."
Several people asked me how to do that, based on the Windows Live Messenger integrated into my blog blog