Chronology

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  1. Born

  2. Moved to Ferguson, MO

  3. First word was "clock"

  4. Began preschool tutoring

  5. Brother Kurt born

  6. Started wearing glasses and eye patches to treat amblyopia

  7. Started kindergarten at Sts. John and James

  8. Started first grade

  9. Dad sold Riverview Pharmacy

  10. Got to stop wearing glasses (for now)

  11. Soccer and computer camp at SIUE, learned Applesoft BASIC on Apple IIe

  12. Family bought Apple IIe

  13. Uncle "Mad" Tony gifted me with a 1200bps modem, started using BBSes

  14. Upward Bound summer school at SLUH

  15. Grandparents (maternal) accident

  16. Started school at SLUH

  17. Moved to Central West End in the city

  18. Started first job at Mail Boxes, Etc.

  19. Jesuit summer camp with survival training

  20. Back to wearing glasses (this time near-sighted)

  21. Established first internet email address

  22. Moved in with Colleen in South City

  23. Told by SLUH I was not invited back while not living with parents

  24. Involuntarily admitted to psych center with some really troubled "peers"

  25. Moved into Colleen's car

  26. Moved into crack house apartments in CWE

  27. Married Colleen

  28. Parents separated

  29. Evicted, moved in with mom

  30. Laid off from MBE

  31. Sporadic temp assignments

  32. Took GED

  33. Moved into Airstream trailer

  34. Good temp stint in marketing analysis at SBC

  35. Moved into Tower Grove apartment

  36. Started work at SJI

  37. Began classes at SLU

  38. Bought 1983 Buick Skyhawk

  39. Serious auto accident

  40. Bought 1985 Honda Civic wagon

  41. Restarted SLU after medical cancellation

  42. Started working at SLU (student lab manager)

  43. Bought 1984 Honda Accord from dad

  44. Moved to Forest Park Southwest

  45. Posted first webpage

  46. Started more part-time work, with Apple Partners as IT assistant

  47. Moved into nice apartment in CWE

  48. Started third part-time job, with Hermann Marketing as help desk tech

  49. Started full-time work at Hermann Marketing as programmer analyst, left other jobs

  50. Started web development consulting (phobia)

  51. Bought 1986 Nissan 200SX

  52. Moved into bigger apartment in same building

  53. Started work at SLU as technology analyst

  54. Moved to Delmar

  55. Bought 1996 Mazda Miata

  56. Graduated from SLU

  57. Stopped consulting and hosting

  58. Started at Quatrix as developer, quickly promoted to tech director

  59. Hard drive crash with insufficient backups: history before this is less clear

  60. Bought house and moved to Tower Grove South

  61. Got serious about cycling, first Tour de Cure team

  62. Colleen leaves

  63. Dad diagnosed with terminal cancer

  64. Promoted to VP at Envision after merger

  65. Finalized divorce

  66. Moved to friend's "spare" house (after selling mine)

  67. Bought loft and moved to Downtown

  68. Bought road bike

  69. Dad died

  70. Joined infūz as VP of tech

  71. Sold Miata to Kurt

  72. Broke off engagement

  73. Started dating Shannon 😍

  74. Bought 2006 Mazda Miata

  75. Moved to Seattle

  76. Started at frog design

  77. Declared Bus/Transit Driver Appreciation Day

  78. Bought house and moved to Capitol Hill

  79. Married Shannon

  80. Moved to Munich for 4 months

  81. Moved to Amsterdam, for two year stint with frog

  82. Moved to Spaarndammerbuurt

  83. Shea moved to Amsterdam

  84. Left frog to stay in Amsterdam

  85. Registered The Artificial with Shannon

  86. Started working at AKQA

  87. Moved to Prinseneiland

  88. Joined The Artificial full time

  89. Moved The Artificial to the Herengracht

  90. Bought house and moved to Oud West

  91. Shea died

  92. Thunder moved in

  93. Fog moved in