About

These are significant events in my life. This is almost more for me than for you, as I’m horrible at remembering even the most significant of events and their time-relationship with other things.

  • Life Aug 1980 Born in Madison, WI at St. Mary’s Hospital
  • Life Sep 1985 First day of Kindergarten
  • Life Jun 1989 Moved to Verona, WI (start of 5th grade)
  • School Jun 1998 Graduated Verona Area High School
  • Work Jul 1998 Start work at American Family Insurance (software testing)
  • School Aug 1998 Started at University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
  • Life May 2002 Attended my first Graves Mountain Bluegrass Festival
  • School Sep 2002 Help found Whitewater United for Peace
  • Life Sep 2003 Started work at The Brass Rail Saloon
  • Life Oct 2003 Bought my first car, 2002 Saturn L200
  • School May 2004 Graduated University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
  • Work Jun 2004 Started work at American (prepress & print design)
  • Life July 2005 Peak summer of The Missing String Band
  • Work Dec 2006 Started work at Suttle-Strauss (prepress)
  • Work May 2007 Started work at Chatman Design (web design)
  • Work Jul 2007 CSS-Tricks launched
  • Life Dec 2007 Moved to Portland, OR
  • Life Jul 2008 Moved to Chicago, IL
  • Project Feb 2009 Launched Are My Sites Up
  • Project May 2009 Launched Digging Into WordPress (the blog)
  • Project Nov 2009 Initial publishing of Digging Into WordPress (the book)
  • Project Mar 2010 Digging Into WordPress (the book) v2
  • Work Jun 2010 Start working at Wufoo (web design)
  • Project Jul 2010 Digging Into WordPress (the book) v3
  • Life Aug 2010 Moved to Tampa, FL
  • Work Apr 2011 SurveyMonkey acquired Wufoo
  • Life Aug 2011 Moved to Palo Alto, CA / Sold Saturn / Bought 2011 Toyota Tacoma
  • Life March 2012 Sold Volkswagon Westfalia / Bought Jayco camper trailer
  • Work May 2012 Last day at Wufoo/SurveyMonkey – Trip around the U.S.
  • Project Jun 2012 Launched CodePen
  • Project Sep 2012 Launched v10 of CSS-Tricks
  • Work Dec 2012 Launched CodePen PRO
  • Life April 2013 Moved to Milwaukee, WI
  • Work April 2013 Going full-time on CodePen with Tim and Alex
  • Life October 2013 Sold Jayco Camper / Entered Land Contract to buy house in Milwaukee
  • Life Nov 2062 Probable death due to meteor apocalypse

Interviews

I’ve been lucky enough to have been interviewed a number of times. Here is a list of them.

Other Photos

Set on Flickr.