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Timeline [edit section]

1963 - April 30 - born 1968 - start of kindergarten (John Adams Elementary) recollection of mirror by kindergarten teacher (she said it was a ghost - I knew better)

1969 - start of 1st grade

1970 - start of 2nd grade

1971 - start of 3rd grade

1972 - start of 4th grade

1973 - start of 5th grade

1974 - start of 6th grade (turned 11 in April)

  • April - turned 11
  • summer trip to Seattle, Spokane and the world's fair
    • camped - funny park ranger wouldn't change quarter into 2 dimes and a nickel
  • Also, trip to yellowstone, bryce canyon, zion's canyon?
  • September - start of 6th grade

1975 - start of 7th grade (Lincoln senior elementary)

1976 - start of 8th grade

1977 - start of 9th grade (freshman, Lincoln High School)

1978 - start of 10th grade

1979 - start of 11th grade

1980 - start of senior year (12th grade)

1981 - graduated from Lincoln High School

1982 - worked at medical lab July - went on mission (entered MTC)

1983 - February - made it to Venezuela?

1984 - January - started at BYU - met Doug Nufer, first roommate at Deseret

1985 - continued at BYU, worked at water slide in summer

1986 - continued at BYU

1987 - April - graduated BYU with Bachelor's degree in CS

1988 - January 6 - started at Novell

  • January 14 - got engaged to Nadine

1988 - April 23 - married to Nadine in Oakland

1991 [edit section]

  • April - graduated BYU with Masters Degree in CS
  • July - moved into first house
  • December 4th - birth of Amanda

Working on NetWare Lite project at Novell

1993 - left Novell

  • September 14 - Melanie Born

1994 - Caldera?

1997 - Lineo?

2002 -

  • April - leave Lineo
  • August - get consulting job with Sony

2003 - March 3 - start work at Sony - CE Linux Forum

  • April 2003 - move family to San Jose

Events not placed on timeline [edit section]

  • first program at Lincoln High School
  • software storm
  • big house
  • rental *

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