Back when the Dot-Com bubble was still expanding — and Homestead was still one of the best free options for web hosting — some friends and I decided we wanted a piece of the financial pie. We were 11 and were absolutely convinced that all we had to do to become Internet millionaires was to make a website, followed by much laughter as we cartwheeled in the general vicinity of a bank.

For some reason, it fell to me to make that website and I immediately set about learning how to understand the logistics of nested tables without experiencing a cluster headache; something, I might add, I never quite mastered. And thus began 14 long years of web design!

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