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personal timeline

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Birth

1955

Wedding

September 1982

Birth of son, Dylan

May 1988

Birth of daughter, Annika

April 1991

Residences

Burnaby, B,C,

June 1955 - October 1963

Dollarton, B.C.

March 1964 - August 1976

Port Moody. B.C.

August, 1976 - April, 1985

owned house but spent periods up north, at UBC and living at Dunbar

Mackenzie, B.C.

June 1977 - October 1986

Move back and forth for booming and towboating seasons

Linnaea Farm, Cortes Island, B,C,

April 1985 - June, 1987

spent periods up north and in Courtenay

Tiber Bay, Cortes Island, B.C.

June 1987 - August 1994

Spent last two years in Courtenay

Courtenay, B.C.

September 1992 - Present

Jobs

Housepainter

July 1967 - August 1969

in summers- Robertson's, Hunter's, Kirk's, B.C. Diesel

Paperboy

August 1967 - November 1967

Screw sorter/busbar assembler/ factory painter

July 1969 - August 1969

Post Office Janitor

July 1973 - September 1973

Survey chainman

September 1973 - August 1974

Steelyard worker, forklift driver, crane operator

May 1975 - May 1977

Boomer/towboater

June 1977 - October 1986

usually from May- August but sometime until December; missed a few seasons for school or farmwork

Oyster farmer

November 1986 - June 1994

Worked from Courtenay for last two years

Silvicultural contractor

April 1987 - August 1991

tree tubing and brushing

Pool janitor, Zamboni driver

December 1993 - August 1998

Teacher

January 2000 - Present

Education

Tinkerbell Kindergarten

September 1960 - June 1961

Capitol Hill Elementary

September 1961 - March 1964

Lived at 5826 Highfield Drive except for October/63-March/64

Sherwood Park Elementary

March 1964 - June 1964

Burrard View Elementary

September 1964 - June 1968

Windsor Secondary

September 1968 - June 1973

didn't graduate

North Van Nightschool

September 1973 - December 1973

took geography 12 to obtain graduation

Capilano College

September 1974 - April 1975

First year arts

Simon Fraser Universtiy

January 1976 - April 1976

Took entire year of first year biology while working afternoon shift at Elletts

UBC

September 1976 - May 1985

Missed first half of a few years to work up north. Completed 3 years of BPE and a BComm degree along with electives in English, History, Forestry, and Psychology,

Welding

1989

Power Engineering

January 1998 - April 1998

to obtain refrigeration ticket for ice maintenance

Malaspina University-College

August 1998 - December 1999

Post Bacc Ed progarm