For Memorial Day weekend, we went to Gilroy Gardens which is a 1:45 drive south from San Francisco. I like to think of Gilroy Gardens as a cheaper, mini-version of Disneyland. It was our first time, and our 3-year-old Franco went bonkers for the amusement park. Open April through January, it’s perfect for preschoolers or young
I just became active on Instagram! You can find me @catherinegacad. I never thought I’d be an Instagrammer, but I recently had a photography consultation with @spottedsf and she encouraged me to start posting. Despite my inactivity, I’ve followed my own network plus several others, and thought I’d share 8 of my favorites across categories. Animals
I had the pleasure of viewing the Matisse/Diebenkorn exhibit at the newly-renovated San Francisco Museum of Modern Art yesterday. Richard Diebenkorn is not only one of my favorite artists of the 20th century, but of all time. I have been a fan ever since I came across his abstract series of paintings titled Ocean Park. I consider
My parents are from the Philippines. Although born in the U.S., I’ve visited the homeland twice: 1) when I was a pre-teen and mosquitoes feasted on me; and 2) when I was in college and part of a medical mission that included my uncle who worked tirelessly to operate on those who couldn’t afford medical
To celebrate Mother’s Day, I want to honor, not just mothers, but everyone who supports mothers…like my own mother, my sister, our nanny, our nanny share partner, and everyone in-between who has taken care of Franco and helped me to be a better person! I couldn’t exist without the far-reaching support network that I have.