Were you able to peak at the rare total eclipse yesterday? Even though total eclipses occur every year or two, a very small percentage of the world population has ever been in the path of totality. What made the 2017 eclipse unique was that the path of totality traversed the United States from Oregon to
First some background for those of you who don’t know what Burning Man is. Burning Man is an experiment in temporary community. 70,000 Burners (as we’re called) celebrate in the Black Rock City desert of Nevada for the one week preceding Labor Day every year. It’s the most amazing music and art ‘festival’ in the
An exhibit of Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood is currently running at the Bay Area Discovery Museum through September 4, 2017. The Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood cartoon is a modern day version of Mister Roger’s Neighborhood from when I was growing up. You can even meet Daniel Tiger in-person on select dates. The Bay Area Discovery Museum is hands-down
This summer, we went to the Alameda County Fair for the first time. The fair, held yearly at the Alameda County Fairgrounds in Pleasanton from mid-June to early-July, has run continuously since 1912! I’d never been and was so excited to check it out with Franco. We beat the weekend crowds and went on Monday July 3.
When we were in Tahoe, I read a sign that said, “4th of July is just a date. We celebrate independence.” I feel so grateful and blessed. Not only am I an American, I had the privilege of being born in this country—a child of poor, but courageous, brave, and hard-working immigrants from the Philippines.