2014 ~ The Year in Photos I took some 1200-odd Photos with my phone in the year of 2014. In non-chronological order, find some of the highlights below: Anniversary Selfie taken very shortly after we moved into new house in June! The Salton Sea as seen from the air Ian riding on the tube on the mighty waters of the Maumee river in Ohio. Dad tried his best to throw him. Bree and Dana catch some rays on the sun-blazed waters of the mighty Maumee river in Ohio. Ian enjoys a brew as dad explains how mighty the waters of the Maumee river are Cousin Caleb seals the deal with his bride Cousins Carrie and Jessie swap faces Face-swapped my mom and grandma My youngest cousin, Aaron, can still fit inside a bucket Headed down to SDCC! Lord Business of The LEGO Movie fame, made from actual LEGOs, naturally Bree is all smiles at the San Diego Comic Con Hey everybody, let’s go to Terminus! San Diego (and Tijuana) from the sky in the morning Benji takes a break from cleaning his new house to give me a thumbs up Sam prepares by thinking deeply about his life as a swinging bachelor coming to a screeching end in a few hours hence The gentlemen carouse on a party bus prior to the wedding ceremony – Sam and Caitlin’s wedding Wedding PartySelfie taken by yours truly right before busting through the doors at the reception to Sam and Caitlin’s wedding Benji catches up on some work in his “office” at Mission Coffee in Columbus, OH New (used) car decided to rupture a hose en route to a Padres Game. The Padres lost. Coworker Danny with his finely trimmed oriental mustache of art tape My face, pouring sweat after eating the second spicest food item of my life- the 50 Alarm Burger from Slater’s 50/50 Coworker Danny backstage at an event, pushing buttons and getting paid to do it Fashionably unfashionable window clings in a NYC department store with creepy, dual-sided, mirror imagery Avocado. Need I say more? Bree looks like an angel with sunbeams pouring down upon her, the sunbeams only marginally interrupted by two cats Burnt brush on the peak of Double Peak Mountain a few miles from my house The bathroom at Modern Times North Park Flavordome is educational as hell Photographer Franz on the subway in NYC There it is, the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere. And I took a picture of it 9/11 Memorial at night Whilst in NYC I celebrated my birthday, wore a fashionable hat, drank a free spicy thing, and ate NY style cheesecake The NYC Subway is quiet late at night Coworkers Nate and Franz silhouetted against the majestic all-glass façade of the Javits Center NYC Haaaayy Empire State Building at night Manhattan and the Brooklyn Bridge As seen from the park a few blocks from Andrew’s apartment in Brooklyn Heights New York Ciry at night, as seen from across the Hudson in Brooklyn Heights Andrew and I wandered into a predominantly Hasidic neighborhood on the sabbath and suddenly everything was written in Hebrew My friend Andrew toasts our time hanging out with a glass of 2013 Bourbon County Brand Stout in Brooklyn Andrew and I opted to walk over the Manhattan Bridge from the Lower East Isde back over to Brooklyn one night. Long walk, but so quiet and peaceful in a city that otherwise hums with life 24/7 Under the Brooklyn Bridge, it looks like a hovering spaceship Coworkers Nate and Danny goofing off on the subway in NYC Coworkers Nate and Danny goofing off at the Biergarten at The Standard High Line in NYC Planet Times Square Nate, myself, Franz, Danny and John after a late night communing in NYC, photo taken by some dude on the street with a vintage Polaroid camera The Brooklyn Bridge, in all of its resplendent glory In DUMBO, Andrew and I walked onto the set of Speilberg’s next film with Tom Hanks, directing from a script by the Coen Bros Married Selfie!