When did you join the IndieWeb?

(Hopefully this appears at https://www.indieforums.net)

I think I first heard of the IndieWeb movement in 2016 sometime. It’s a bit hazy now, but I’ve a memory that I stumbled on it through a trail of links starting on Wikity.
I’ve tinkered with web sites in some form or another for a long time, and I have happy memories of various weird Geocities experiments, sadly lost to the sands of time it seems.
As far as independently hosting goes, I appear to have had a self-hosted blog since 2006 at...