First Rudimentary Website
First AIM (AOL) Account
Discovered Pokemon Community
First Serious Artistic Attempts
First Online Writings
First LiveJournal Design
First Personal Website
First Online-Posted Art
First Major, Award-Winning Website (for NetMonster)
Became a regular on IRC
Became adept at mIRC scripting
First Major Comic Project
First mIRC 'Game'
Played DDR for the first time
Mediocre Math Team Member
Attended Harvard Summer School
Got AP Credit on 3/4 courses.
High School Complete
Won "Best FanSite" contest for the same MUSH
Able to complete Heavy songs in DDR
First Final Paper in Website Form
First personal portfolio site launched
First website made for a friend
First major art poster completed
Second and third websites made for friends.
Got into Homestar Runner
Began using Mozilla Firefox
Began Work on my own major through UMass's BDIC Program
Attended Videogame Creator Club
Played Parappa and Um Jammer Lammy for the first time
Finished a major animation, won Honorable Mention
Built my first Computer from parts
Attended my first LARP
Modeled various objections & people in 3D
Discussed projects with first art clients
Began attending campus Gaming Club
Broke my Clavicle
Discovered Cave Story, a game made by one man
Learned how to use Flash, and animated therein
Last serious LiveJournal redesign
Animated a variety of 3D models
Fifth major art poster completed.
First complex flash 'shoot-em-up' game engine.
Major comic thesis submitted.
UMass Amherst complete.
Discovered Rhythm Tengoku
Learned XSLT, XML, PHP, MySQL, better CSS
Worked with Mambo, Joomla, and Insight Builder
First major and complex flash display
In-Person meetings with clients
First serious experiences with Linux
Began getting into more "Indie" games
Creating documents outline and detailing project's work to be done
First cell phone
Built second computer by hand
First visit to a colocation facility
First experience with Windows Server 2000.
Second professional flash animation
Embraced They Might Be Giants' Music
Regular sysadmin use of Windows Server.
Third professional flash animation
First experience with SilverStripe
First professional work with Python
Saw fireflies for the first time
Used dating sites
Discovered & dissected method of Audio Preview on Youtube
New LJ Design created, not used.
Completed first DDR ONI Course
First live performance of Louis C.K.
Finished professional landing page flash animation
Experience with Windows Server 2008
Exhortation of 'conversion testing' for the future
First multi-level community site
First 100-page website of complete & multi-level SHTML includes
Professional installation of a company-produced server at client facility.
Polar Design complete.
New Resume and Portfolio complete
First Android Phone
First saw Joe Versus The Volcano
First Experience with DND
First PAX East
First They Might Be Giants concert
First experience with jQuery
Drastically improved Attorneys.com scalability through evaluating use & thinking of future users
Wrote conversion tracking into the form scripts
Authored documentation for supporting 3rd party affiliates
Built a "Groupon"-like experiment.
First CMS based securely grabbing remote data.
Second Android Phone
First Mobile CSS
Got into Google Reader
Got into LifeHacker
Completed my first Whole30
Met a good online friend IRL for the first time in 5 years.
Beat Ghost Trick
First attempt at a MythTV Home Media PC.
Third Android Phone
Won tickets & saw Chromeo for the first time.
Company website hit a major fiscal milestone.
Finished a comprehensive 'Commission Pricing' site.
First made Takoyaki
Managed & worked on integration of a new posting system.
Began drawing a bit more
Cut up the new Attorneys.com design into HTML & CSS
Applied the new design to my PHP codebase
Began work on a Dropbox PHP CMS
Became an art critic of glass pipes
Launch of new NateWay
Launch of new NateWork
Began at Springpad
"Breakup" with a best friend
First saw Wreck-It Ralph
Drawing frequently during this period
First usage of Velocity templates in email refresh
REVELATORY / ENLIGHTENING MOMENT
Began wearing colorful socks/footwear
Played Puzzle & Dragon briefly
Big Drama & Recovery
Attended Friend's Plays
Attended Friend's wedding! (My First)
Played Puzzle & Dragon briefly
First time at Tanglewood (Ode to Joy)
Created some Wordpress minisites
Cancer Survivor in Family
Began a journal of daily accomplishments
First opportunity volunteering thanks to TUGG, FutureChefs, & Springpad
First time at Yume wo Katare in Porter Square
First visit to Manhattan
Saw Annie on Broadway
Another bridge singed
Created first personal holiday
First door repair!
First Hybrid Vehicle
First original gaming year.
First visit to Cape Cod
First trip to Long Island
First tried out polyphasic sleep.