1995 - bought my first PC, afraid to take off the cover to upgrade the RAM
1996 - started learning network & Unix administration (FreeBSD). Left solid engineering career for an Internet startup.
1997 - Internet startup taking off!
1998 - moved from eastern USA to California, started learning HTML
1999 - started learning PHP & MySQL
2007 - still trying to find my calling, realized I love programming!
2010 - started learning Perl
2012 - still have a lot to learn, finally joined perlmonks!