Saturday, April 18, 2015

Personal Digest Saturday: April 11 – April 17

Life news this week: 
  • Well the big event was going to Minnesota and presenting my talk on asexual/aromantic/demi/gray inclusion in LGBTQ+ spaces. Now there's a video! But to be honest I don't think I did that good a job. There were a bunch of things I meant to talk about and I just skimmed over them because I was tired. I wrote more about the whole trip here in this blog entry.
  • Finally got to see my dear Mommy again on Saturday. She came over and we ate GrillSmith food (because we're predictable), and we just hung out chatting and I showed her some photos.
  • I watched some more cartoons that other people have been recommending to me. I caught up some on Adventure Time (which I already liked), saw the rest of Gravity Falls (which I liked but was kinda disappointed in), and a couple episodes of Over the Garden Wall. Still haven't found something I'm in a weird rut about like Steven Universe though. That show is incredible. :D
  • I read one and a half books on the plane rides and also got several frames done on my webcomic. I felt like I used my traveling time wisely!
  • Going back to work was kind of a bummer because we had been competing for two big projects and it turned out we'd lost them both. Ugh. Well, back to the drawing board.
  • Jeaux and I ate at Moe's and listened to Night Vale, and we talked a lot about cartoons because he's as big a geek as I am. Also he got me some Steven Universe comics from the comic store and I'm gonna die. :D They're so cute!
New reviews of my book:
                Places featured:
                                    Reading progress:

                                    New singing performances:

                                    Here I'm singing "As Long as You're Mine" from Wicked. I tried to make it a solo version even though it's really a duet song.

                                    New drawings:

                                    Webcomic Negative One Issue 0518: "That Person Now."

                                    New videos:

                                    "Ace/Aro-Spectrum Inclusion in LGBTQ" talk at University of Minnesota

                                    New photos:  

                                    Here's me right before I took the trip to Minnesota, watching people swimming and thinking about going someplace cold.

                                    Airport coffee: a necessary evil.
                                    The Spring Pride flier in the queer student cultural center room.
                                    Flags in the center!

                                    More flags--the asexual flag is there!
                                    Lots of queer books!

                                    They seem to have a great queer library.
                                    I was wearing a shirt with Steven Universe characters on it and everyone there kept complimenting me on it and stuff so I was like . . . I'm not gonna change into my other more professional shirt now. :D (I should have figured that the queer kids would like these gals.)

                                    Giving my talk here.
                                    Happy in my hotel room.
                                    And here are my haircut comparison photos.

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                                    Front, February 2014
                                    Front, April 2015

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