I've decided not only to wean myself off Outlook, but to try to get off a Windows computer all together.  This is a somewhat difficult process since I use a ton of Windows applications, but I'm convinced I will endure less Blue Screens & overall save time by making the switch (plus the MacBook Pro is one sexy machine!).

Here's a great link to "Windows vs. Mac"  tips and keyboard shortcuts (which of course are the first things I'm trying to learn).