Instead of a narrative of my life I have decided to try something different. So here is a timeline of important events followed by some important bullets about me.

1980: Born. July 13. McComb, Mississippi
1998: Graduated Hirschi High School and moved to Dallas
2000: October – Graduated Art Institute of Dallas – Associates degree (Multimedia) – Was hired at Div@ Communications as Web Production Artist
2001: Summer – Div@ Communications goes bankrupt – employees laid off
2001: September 11 – attacks on World Trade Center sparks desire to join Marine Corps
2002: May – Marine Corps boot camp followed by Combat Engineer school.
2003: February – unit activated and sent to Camp Pendleton until January 2004.
2004: September – detachment of unit activated and sent to Afghanistan until 2005
2005: August – Discharged from active duty and returned to school to study Graphic Design
2007: April – Unit activated and sent to Iraq
2008: May – Discharged from active duty. Bought a Harley Davidson™. Took vacation.
2008: July – returned to school for final class.
2008: September 29 – Graduation from Art Institute of Dallas with honors – Associates degree (Graphic Design)
2008: December 12 – Hired at Broadvox as Visual Communication Specialist.
2009: October 1 – Rescued Odie
2010: April – Purchased first home on 1804 Erwin in Mckinney
2010: September 10 – First born son, Sawyer Graham Boyd. 9lbs 12oz, 22in long
2011: October 27 – Launched Straight Shooters North America
2011: November – Hired at American Airlines as a UX Designer.
2012: March 31 – Married my beutiful wife Ronna.
2012: July – Bought another hound dog – Ruby Redbird
2013: January 27 – Second born son, Tucker Gray Boyd. 10lbs 2oz, 20.5in long.