Alcatraz

While in California on vacation, we decided to do an Alcatraz tour. We got on a boat to the island and while I was excited to see the prison etched in my memory, I was sure it was going to be a real cheese-fest. There are certain movies that are sacred to me because of their ties to childhood memories of watching with them with my Dad. Here is a short list of just a few: – 12 Angry Men – Sands of Iwo Jima – Angels with Dirty Faces –... Read More

California Trip

Went to California for 10 days at the end of September to unwind a bit and go to my cousin’s wedding. It was good to see my family that I hadn’t seen in a long time and it was REALLY nice to get away from the office… We split our trip up into three parts: – Napa/Sonoma – saw the vineyards and did the wine tours. We then drove up the PCH and also visited Muir Woods and Stinson Beach – San Francisco – did a... Read More