The Donie Family

The Austin Donie clan was formed in 1991 with the marriage of Steve & Julie. After time in Arlington, Virginia and Seattle, Washington, the clan returned to Austin in 1998. There are four members, with a wide variety of interests and talents.


Steve is the patriarch of the Austin Donies. He has been a nerd all his life, and currently makes his living helping companies improve how they create and use software.


Julie is the founder of Fertile Ground Organic Gardens, an award-winning landscape design, installation, and maintenance company.


Jordan is the eldest daughter, a senior.


Jay is the youngest child, a sophomore.

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