While Marla nursed the kids (and herself!) from sickness this week I flew to jolly England for a business trip. London was blanketed in a rare dusting of snow and the Northcutts were blanketed in blankets.
Better late than never… here comes Episode 2! I was away for much of the week in Las Vegas for CES but Marla was home and captured a bunch of great moments while I was away.
On the way home from our visit to the Monterey Bay Aquarium Henry and I stopped at Marina State Beach. While we’d hoped to spend some more time hopping on rocks and exploring tide pools the wide, sandy beach and giant dunes (apparently among the tallest in California) proved to be just as much fun.
We spent our spring break this year in San Francisco, kicking off a house hunt. The first few days were spent as tourists, staying right off Market just a few blocks away from a foodies’ paradise, the Ferry Building. The kids enjoyed the hotel stay I think, mostly because it entailed lazy mornings spent lounging in front of the television.
At the end of 2010 we took a jaunt to Georgia to spend the holidays with my family. Before we could go, though, we had to give Henry his birthday present: a brand new guitar!
Last summer on the way Gamescom in Germany I had a brief stop-over in London to visit a few game developers. As always, it was a whirlwind trip. I was, however, able to sneak in an afternoon of sightseeing in the Cotwolds, which included the Rollright Stones, Warwick Castle and many a fine pub. Continue reading
The last day of my 2007 trip to Japan we visited the city of Nara just to the south of Kyoto. Nara is famous for two things: Todai-ji and the many tame deer that roam the city. Continue reading
You may be thinking, “Fushimi Inari whaaa?” but I can assure you that you know exactly what I’m talking about. If you’re ever in Kyoto, definitely visit Fushimi. If you’ve ever in Fushimi definitely skip the sparrow. You’ll thank me on both counts. Continue reading
Our third day in San Francisco had us heading down to to enjoy a little time on the beach and soak in the view of the Golden Gate Bridge followed by a long visit to the Exploratorium. Continue reading