Here are some of my favorite photos of 2014! (Some are redundant from other pages, and others appear here only.) These are displayed with the newest on top.

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[?]momnpfire.jpg: New Year's Eve with Mom and Patricia roasting vegan marshmallows. December 31, 2014.

[?]pianobaby.jpg: Oh, piano baby. You musical child. December 30, 2014.

[?]playatdads.jpg: Ash and Connie had a good time playing peek-a-boo on the floor. December 30, 2014.

[?]sarasota4.jpg: Ash is tuckered out with daddy Yusuke. December 30, 2014.

[?]sarasota1.jpg: Group shot with Grandma and everyone--four generations! December 30, 2014.

[?]sarasota6.jpg: We visited Sarasota to see our dad and grandparents. Grandpa had high fives for the baby! December 30, 2014.

[?]yesbudge.jpg: Oh, Ash? Have you come over here to have your cheeks budged by your aunt? I think so. December 27, 2014.

[?]phonebaby.jpg: You wouldn't believe how much this kid loves gadgets. December 27, 2014.

[?]allourfeet.jpg: Christmas resulted in cozy footwear for all of us! December 25, 2014.

[?]bookgift3.jpg: Look at that budja little fish face! This is the book I gave Ash for Christmas. December 25, 2014.

[?]highfive1.jpg: Learning to high five! December 23, 2014.

[?]geticecream.jpg: And now, at long last, he gets to have some of Daddy's ice cream. December 23, 2014.

[?]wanticecream.jpg: At Sweet Tomatoes, Ash wants Mommy's ice cream! Badly! December 23, 2014

[?]firsthanukkah.jpg: Ash, Yusuke, and Patricia came over for the last night of Hanukkah at my house and we did candles. December 23, 2014.

[?]bananaboy.jpg: This child eats bananas every day of his life. December 22, 2014.

[?]yuletree2014.jpg: Here's my Yule tree for this year! December 21, 2014.

[?]upsidedownkisses.jpg: Aw, it's the upside-down kiss expert. Decmeber 20, 2014.

[?]groupselfie.jpg: Group selfie with Ash, his mommy, and his aunts.

[?]selfieash.jpg: I was showing the budja baby how to take selfies. December 20, 2014.

[?]feeteater.jpg: Aunt Lindsay is a feet eater. December 20, 2014.

[?]bubbleboy.jpg: Ash loves playing with bubbles. December 20, 2014.

[?]birthdaypresents2.jpg: Look at all the presents baby Ash got for his first birthday! December 20, 2014.

[?]auntlindsay.jpg: Aunt Lindsay cuddles the birthday boy. December 20, 2014.

[?]feedmommy.jpg: Aw, Ash is a good sharer, sharing cake wih Mommy. December 20, 2014.

[?]nomcake3.jpg: Ash picked his whole birthday cake up! December 20, 2014.

[?]nomcake1.jpg: Cake nomming. December 20, 2014.

[?]ashis1.jpg: Ash is 1! I made this mini banana cake for him. December 20, 2014.

[?]officecheesecakegone.jpg: I was sad when I ate all my cheesecake. December 19, 2014.

[?]officecheesecake.jpg: There was a leftover cheesecake at the office. I had to consume it. December 19, 2014.

[?]howcute.jpg: I got dressed up for the office party. December 18, 2014.

[?]menorah.jpg: First night of Hanukkah. December 16, 2014.

[?]latkeswithvictor.jpg: I wanted a food picture when I made latkes but Victor likes making faces. December 16, 2014.

[?]latkesyum.jpg: My latkes selfie. December 16, 2014.

[?]gingercookies.jpg: These cookies from Natalka are so tasty that I wanted to immortalize their consumption. December 16, 2014.

[?]beedress.jpg: I wore this dress to work and my boss said I looked like a bee. December 15, 2014.

[?]cinderellacastle.jpg: Beautiful Cinderella's Castle at Disney World. November 30, 2014.

[?]shoaibibike2.jpg: We tried to recreate a drawing Victor did once of character based on us. November 30, 2014.

[?]benspeederbike.jpg: Ben on the speeder bike! November 30, 2014.

[?]ivymaleficent.jpg: At the villains store, I had to hang out with Maleficent a bit. November 30, 2014.

[?]swordandshield.jpg: What a warrior Ben is. November 30, 2014.

[?]cuteassselfie.jpg: Every vacation needs one cute-ass selfie. November 30, 2014.

[?]dimpleboywithmommy.jpg: Look at those dimples as Ben cuddles with mommy Meggie. November 30, 2014.

[?]bencuddles.jpg: Meggie's lucky to have such a cuddly boy. November 30, 2014.

[?]waitingforaerosmith.jpg: Benjamin and I didn't ride the Aerosmith roller coaster--he doesn't like it and I wasn't feeling too well--so the big kids rode. We could see Meggie, Victor, and Katelyn in line! November 30, 2014.

[?]bensleeps.jpg: Benjamin, Meghan's son, going to bed for the night. He looks like he's running. November 29, 2014.

[?]ivyvictorbench2.jpg: Victor and me in EPCOT, showing off our height difference. November 29, 2014.

[?]ivyvictorbench1.jpg: What a cute picture of Victor and me on a bench! November 29, 2014.

[?]usbuddha.jpg: My group shopping in the World Showcase area of EPCOT. November 29, 2014.

[?]epcotfood3.jpg: I had sushi at EPCOT. It was of course overpriced, but what isn't at Disney? November 29, 2014.

[?]meggiedisney.jpg: Meg at one of the places that makes her the happiest. Such a smile. November 29, 2014.

[?]pumpkinmuffins.jpg: I baked pumpkin muffins for Thanksgiving. November 26, 2014.

[?]ideservecoffee.jpg: Decided I deserved some coffee and a coffee selfie. November 9, 2014.

[?]witchday.jpg: I'm at work witching it up. October 31, 2014.

[?]sickdayselfie.jpg: Me after a CT scan, staying home from work. October 27, 2014.

[?]catdrink.jpg: Me drinking a tasty beverage, I mean, the stuff I had to consume before a CT scan. October 27, 2014.

[?]victorrobotboots.jpg: Victor wearing his Transformers boots that make cool noises. October 16, 2014.

[?]digicharacter.jpg: Me looking like a Digimon character. October 16, 2014.

[?]tiahat.jpg: Tia had to put on weird costume pieces as part of a board game we were playing. She looked silly. October 16, 2014.

[?]tacobusyum.jpg: I finally got my tofu taco from Taco Bus. October 16, 2014.

[?]hobbitwork.jpg: I was cold at work so I wore a fleece blanket with a document clip holding it together. I looked like a hobbit. October 16, 2014.

[?]jaysbook.jpg: Jay self-published his book and I bought a copy 'cause he is awesome. October 13, 2014.

[?]ashgoodbook.jpg: My baby nephew enjoying my book in the best way he knows how. August 30, 2014.

[?]attendees.jpg: Me with Meghan, Victor, and Jeaux at my book release party. August 30, 2014.

[?]acecake.jpg: The "Author Sextraordinaire" cake my mom got me. August 30, 2014.

[?]sisterbookselfie.jpg: My sister texted me a picture of her holding my book when she received her preorder. August 27, 2014.

[?]hardbacksarehere.jpg: The hardbacks of my book arrived! August 23, 2014.

[?]1stcopies.jpg: My editor tweeted a photo of my book's first copies. August 12, 2014.

[?]poprocks.jpg: I'm reading and eating Pop Rocks in bed. August 7, 2014.

[?]tiaramentor.jpg: Taking a silly photo to illustrate my magical mentor powers for Pitch Wars. July 31, 2014.

[?]eatintofu.jpg: Mike took a photo of me eating tofu at a Japanese restaurant. I look drunk. I wasn't. July 14, 2014.

[?]gianttimesheet.jpg: My co-worker accidentally sent his timesheet to the large architectural plotter in the office instead of the regular printer, so it came out huge. I made him sign it. July 11, 2014.

[?]coatforjeaux.jpg: My mom bought a coat for Jeaux and got me to try it on. It's a little big. July 8, 2014.

[?]signabook.jpg: Here's what I wrote the very first time I signed a book by me. July 6, 2014.

[?]firstsigning.jpg: Here's me signing the first book I ever signed for someone. Was about to mail them to people who won them in a drawing. July 6, 2014.

[?]toastcupcake.jpg: I got a cupcake because another piece of writing sold (to The Toast). July 2, 2014.

[?]southiesleepy.jpg: Poor Southie was so sleepy after the long drive the previous day and doing the conference the whole day that she was practically drunk, and still nerding on the computer. June 28, 2014.

[?]ivyalexandra.jpg: Here I am with Alexandra--quite an exuberant fan of mine, who treated me and David like we were celebrities or something. Hahaha. June 28, 2014.

[?]teaandcake.jpg: Since it was an asexuality conference, there of course needed to be cake. June 28, 2014.

[?]coleivysarabeth.jpg: A prompted selfie with Sara Beth and Cole--whee! June 28, 2014.

[?]thevarsity.jpg: The college paper The Varsity came by to take my picture for a feature. June 28, 2014.

[?]aceleaders.jpg: Here's the Asexual Leadership Q&A panel--David Jay, me, and Sara Beth Brooks. We're taking questions about the movement and our leadership. June 28, 2014.

[?]bookdrawing.jpg: Here I am at the table for my book, taking names to enter in the contest to win a copy of my book! June 28, 2014.

[?]canadasushi.jpg: I was so afraid I would get lost roaming the neighborhood looking for food, but I found a sushi restaurant and actually didn't get lost! If it looks like I'm about to cry, it's because honestly succeeding at finding my way someplace without getting lost actually does make me emotional. :) June 27, 2014.

[?]canadacurrency.jpg: I got some local currency at the airport when I went to Canada. Can I blend in with the natives? June 27, 2014.

[?]canadaac.jpg: I was kind of surprised that the first thing I did in my Canadian hotel room was turn on the air conditioning. The Florida girl is hot in Canada? No way! June 27, 2014.

[?]karipurse.jpg: I decided to take the cute purse Kari made for me on its maiden voyage . . . to Canada! June 27, 2014.

[?]shareacoke.jpg: Jeaux found this Coke with my name on it and did its bidding. June 26, 2014.

[?]advancepart2.jpg: I got the other half of my advance and I like money. June 24, 2014.

[?]tablesetup.jpg: Me "practicing" for my table setup for an upcoming conference. June 22, 2014.

[?]arcsreceived.jpg: I got advance reading copies of my book. June 11, 2014.

[?]lindsandash.jpg: Sister Lindsay bonds with her li'l baby nephew. June 7, 2014.

[?]specialblanky.jpg: I let Ash enjoy the blanket I used when I was a tiny girl. June 5, 2014.

[?]eatdaddysfinger.jpg: Ash enjoys nomming on Daddy's fingers. June 5, 2014.

[?]reachformamasface.jpg: Ash believes faces are toys. June 5, 2014.

[?]hammerplayer.jpg: Ash is playing with a cool hammer toy at my mom's house. June 5, 2014.

[?]tinyhat.jpg: My dad trying to wear baby Ash's tiny hat. June 1, 2014.

[?]goodgrandpa.jpg: My dad enjoying his grandson. June 1, 2014.

[?]fourgenerations.jpg: We visited my grandmother with Ash for the first time and this photograph captures four generations--great-grandma/grandma, grandpa, mom/dad, and son. June 1, 2014.

[?]eatwaterbottle.jpg: While visiting my dad, Ash wanted to eat the water bottle. June 1, 2014.

[?]afterpartykids.jpg: Here's me, Patricia, Lindsay, and Yusuke at Lindsay's celebratory after-party the day after her wedding! May 31, 2014.

[?]sistersafterparty.jpg: Lindsay with her two sisters--me and Patricia!--at her after-party. May 31, 2014.

[?]lindsayandmikeafterparty: Lindsay and Mike being congratulated on their marriage at their after-party. May 31, 2014.

[?]lovelybride.jpg: My sister is a lovely bride. May 30, 2014.

[?]daddaughterdance.jpg: My baby sister has her first dance with her daddy at her wedding. May 30, 2014.

[?]lindsaymikefirstdance.jpg: Baby sister Lindsay having her first dance with her new husband Mike. May 30, 2014.

[?]withchewy.jpg: Lindsay with her dog, in her wedding dress. May 30, 2014.

[?]lweddingparty.jpg: The wedding party! May 30, 2014.

[?]acebookarcs.jpg: My publisher tweeted this picture of the advance reading copies of my book on her desk! May 30, 2014.

[?]rehearsalfamily.jpg: It's my parents, my sisters, my brother-in-law, my nephew, and me at the rehearsal dinner! May 29, 2014.

[?]rehearsalladies.jpg: The ladies of the rehearsal dinner. May 29, 2014.

[?]ashgrandparents.jpg: Little Ash with both my parents! May 29, 2014.

[?]ashgrandpa1.jpg: My daddy holding Ash, his grandson. How precious. May 29, 2014.

[?]bachelorette2.jpg: My baby sister's bachelorette party! May 28, 2014.

[?]winegoggles.jpg: Lindsay is wearing wine goggles at her bachelorette party. May 28, 2014.

[?]partyface.jpg: This is my "party" face. May 28, 2014.

[?]bachelorettesash.jpg: My baby sister wearing the bachelorette sash! May 28, 2014.

[?]ashgrandmakissies.jpg: My sister came to visit and brought her five-month-old son, Ash; this is my mom kissing him! May 27, 2014.

[?]kacupcake.jpg: Here's the cupcake I bought myself as a reward for selling a SECOND short story. May 27, 2014.

[?]ttcupcake.jpg: Here's the cupcake I bought myself as a reward for selling my first short story. May 19, 2014.

[?]sundaydrawing.jpg: I was drawing a webcomic on a Sunday. May 18, 2014.

[?]editlayout.jpg: I received my internal layout proofs. May 9, 2014.

[?]stackofjournals.jpg: Me comparing my stack of journals to a fictional character's stack. May 4, 2014.

[?]coffeeface.jpg: My friend took a series of pictures of me trying to drink coffee that was too hot and kind of bitter. May 3, 2014.

[?]freecomicbookday.jpg: All the comics I got on Free Comic Book Day after going to three shops. May 3, 2014.

[?]findreport.jpg: Me in the storage room at the office trying to find a report that was written when I was still in school. April 28, 2014.

[?]shower1.jpg: Here are the young'uns (me included) at my sister Lindsay's bridal shower, hangin' out. April 26, 2014.

[?]shower14.jpg: My baby sister Lindsay with her best friend Amber at her bridal shower. April 26, 2014.

[?]shower11.jpg: My mom leans in as I enjoy a beverage at Lindsay's wedding shower. April 26, 2014.

[?]shower10.jpg: Me drinking an actual (mildly) alcoholic drink at my sister's bridal shower. April 26, 2014.

[?]shower5.jpg: Sister Lindsay in her big moment surrounded by presents and friends at her bridal shower. April 26, 2014.

[?]shower4.jpg: My baby sister opening my wedding shower gift. April 26, 2014.

[?]semv.jpg: I got to buy Side Effects May Vary, which is by someone I know online, and that's exciting! April 24, 2014.

[?]apd.jpg: Me on Administrative Professionals' Day, with the card my co-workers got me. April 23, 2014.

[?]gnomeselfie.jpg: Selfie with a gnome in my mom's backyard. April 20, 2014.

[?]bridesmaiddressside.jpg: My bridesmaid dress for my sister Lindsay's wedding. April 18, 2014.

[?]matchingsleep.jpg: After an early morning and a day of airplanes, I was happy to be back in my bed taking a nap. In matching sweatpants and sleep mask. April 11, 2014.

[?]uvapresent.jpg: I got a really sweet little gift from the UVa students: Chocolate candy! April 10, 2014.

[?]withcarrie.jpg: Me with Carrie, the Queer Student Union secretary who invited me to present at University of Virginia. April 10, 2014.

[?]readingslides.jpg: Here is me in a hotel room checking over my slides before a presentation. April 10, 2014.

[?]coffeetoofast.jpg: I choked on my coffee TWICE in the airport because I drank it too fast. April 10, 2014.

[?]60cake.jpg: Dad's birthday cake (which he shared with another party guest who had the same birthday). April 5, 2014.

[?]lindsaydeath.jpg: Sister Linds dressed up as the Grim Reaper and went to my dad's sixtieth birthday dressed like that. Interesting sense of humor. April 5, 2014.

[?]largehoop3.jpg: I think this hula hoop is a bit too large for me. At the Renaissance Faire. March 30, 2014.

[?]largehoop2.jpg: I'm unable to hula hoop with the large-size hoop at the Ren Faire. March 30, 2014.

[?]smallhoop2.jpg: I'm hooping with the small hula hoop at the Ren Faire. March 30, 2014.

[?]medhoop3.jpg: I'm hooping with the medium-sized hula hoop at the Ren Faire. March 30, 2014.

[?]michaelsgame.jpg: Michael's game at the Renaissance Faire. March 30, 2014.

[?]guysarchery.jpg: Derek and Victor shot arrows at the Renaissance Faire. March 30, 2014.

[?]panel.jpg: Me on an author panel with Ryan and Ron. March 29, 2014.

3.22.14pizza.jpg: A big slice of homemade pizza for me. March 22, 2014.

3.22.14victorpizza2.jpg: Victor and me with our about-to-bake pizzas. March 22, 2014.

es21helmet.jpg: The hand-painted helmet Victor gave me so I can be on the Devilbats team. March 22, 2014.

perky2.jpg: Trying to get some mileage out of cute, short pigtails while my hair is still really perky. March 2, 2014.

ravenclawhouse.jpg: Harry Potter house pride! February 25, 2014.

millennial.jpg: I felt weirdly millennial, instead of Generation-X-ish, wearing Adventure Time sunglasses and a shirt with a reference to The Last Airbender. February 21, 2014.

junklock1.jpg: As part of a joke, some other asexual people and me on Tumblr locked our pants up with various protective devices. February 16, 2014.

weirdeh.jpg: Me with a ponytail of the hair I just had cut off. February 15, 2014.

momcrib2.jpg: Mommy in the crib she bought for her grandson. February 15, 2014.

atmoms.jpg: A picture of my huge haircut. February 15, 2014.

advance4.jpg: I got my first advance check from selling the book. February 10, 2014.

sweatpants.jpg: Me getting cozy at sweatpants o'clock after returning home from the Princeton conference. February 8, 2014.

ryanhoagie.jpg: Silly hoagie selfie with Ryan (a Pitch Wars team member!) who took me out for Hoagie Haven when I visited his neighborhood. February 6, 2014.

heatremote.jpg: The heater in my hotel had a remote control. I was impressed and perplexed. February 6, 2014.

swankhotel.jpg: Me in the swanky bed of the cool hotel where I stayed when I spoke at a conference at Princeton. February 6, 2014.

[?] I crawled under my desk in enthusiasm for a friend's achievement. January 24, 2014.

[?] Here are the last cupcakes of my trip with Meggie, which we ate once we'd returned safely to Tampa. January 23, 2014.

[?] These are the cupcakes that Meggie and I got in Charlotte. January 22, 2014.

[?] Cara REALLY liked Meghan's guacamole. We had homemade enchiladas for dinner! January 21, 2014.

[?] Cara was drinking tea, using a really cute duck-shaped infuser! January 21, 2014.

[?] It snowed while I was visiting DC. Here I am outside in the snow. January 21, 2014.

[?] Having Thai food with Meg and Liz! January 20, 2014.

[?] Cara, Jessie, and Ammy, having Thai food with us! January 20, 2014.

[?] Meghan and me eating cupcakes early in the morning, still in our PJs. January 20, 2014.

[?] Cupcakes from Sugar in Charleston. January 18, 2014.

[?] Meggie is shopping and she visited with her Muppet friends! January 18, 2014.

attacobus.jpg: Victor being gross and harassing the statue behind me at Taco Bus. January 10, 2014.

tacobus.jpg: Derek and Victor having Taco Bus! January 10, 2014.

mandyopening.jpg: Mandy at the grand opening of Community Cafe, her new business! January 10, 2014.

communitycafe.jpg: Me in line to get food at Community Cafe for the first time. January 10, 2014.

cafejazz.jpg: Mommy, Yusuke, Patricia, Ash, and I went to a café and listened to a cool saxophone/piano duet. Ash didn't fuss about it at all. January 5, 2014.

moodybaby.jpg: Ash seems to have no idea why he is so interesting. January 5, 2014.

ashfunnylook.jpg: Ash looks at my mom like she's being a huge goofball. January 5, 2014.

grandmadance2.jpg: Mommy was dancing with her grandson! January 5, 2014.

daddyshhh.jpg: Yusuke is very good at calming the baby by holding him sideways and making a whisper sound. He almost always quiets right down! January 5, 2014.

ashsnooze.jpg: Little baby Ash needs his shut-eye! January 4, 2014.

feeddaddy.jpg: I thought it was cute that my sister was feeding Yusuke as he was holding the baby. January 4, 2014.

rentbackyard2.jpg: Hanging out in the rental house's backyard in San Francisco. January 4, 2014.

rentbackyard1.jpg: Hanging out in the rental house's backyard in San Francisco. January 4, 2014.

cookieselfie.jpg: I made caramel cookies at my sister's house. They were good. January 2, 2014.

grandmaashyawn.jpg: My mom is interacting with her little grandson. January 2, 2014.

alertbaby2.jpg: Here's Ash being alert and looking around but not fussing! January 2, 2014.

footinmyhand.jpg: I had Ash's little foot in my hand. January 1, 2014.

yusukeashcuddle.jpg: Yusuke is cuddling his son. January 1, 2014.

grandmaash4.jpg: My mom (Ash's grandma) is holding him. January 1, 2014.

holdingnephew.jpg: My first photo of me holding my baby nephew. He was thirteen days old. January 1, 2014.

pillowbabe.jpg: Baby Ash is chillin' on a pillow with his mommy. January 1, 2014.

momflower.jpg: Here's my mom in San Francisco admiring the flowers. January 1, 2014.