1967 - Am born in Washington D.C. during a riot.
1969 - Hear the Beatles for first time.
1971 - Milk carton comes in fully frozen state on first day of school in Denver
1978 - Hear the Talking Heads for the first time.
1980 - Realize limited potential for future life in sports.
1983 - Hear the Violent Femmes for the first time.
1985 - Am amazed how large people in Wisconsin are.
1986 - Hear the Velvet Underground for the first time.
1988 - Go to India.
1989 - Come home confused.
1990 - Hear They Might Be Giants for first time.
1991 - Attend graduate school in Massachusetts; fail to understand what people are saying.
1994 - Return India... already confused
1996 - Move to Iowa; surprised to find hills
1997 – Meet Sarah
1998 - Move to Ohio - meet Borgo
2000 – Hear Wilco for first time
2003 – Go to Montana; see wolves eat other animals.
2004 – Sell house – move to desert.
2005 – Meditate on cactus in Tucson; teach and search for elusive peyote