This Month’s Picks: August 2014

By: Gabriela Yareliz This month took forever. I have been drafting this post for so long, I was surprised to see some of my “picks” (it feels like I found them ages ago). August is one of those get-up-to-speed months. A month of warmth and cooling temperatures. One of the last green months. A month of deadlines. A monthContinue reading “This Month’s Picks: August 2014”

A View From Wherever You Are

By: Gabriela Yareliz Today, I walked out of my building feeling a light 68-degree breeze. Marvelous. It was one of those wind-blowing-through-your-hair days. Restaurants had the outdoor seating ready for sunshine and bonheur. On my stroll, I saw a woman tangled and fighting with her Dalmatian and Yorkie’s leashes; two male servers in an emptyContinue reading “A View From Wherever You Are”

What I miss about the World Cup

By: Gabriela Yareliz Despite my excitement about autumn, I am still clinging to the last shreds of summer and sunshine in the city. Apparently, so are other Villagers, seeing that yesterday at a crosswalk, I saw half of the Forever21 summer catalog march past me. Soon, the days of long skirts with tribal prints and stripsContinue reading “What I miss about the World Cup”

Going for the Impossible

By: Gabriela Yareliz I loved the video above. Alex Ikonn is right. Sometimes, to achieve the impossible, we need to do or think things that may seem a little naïve, and perhaps absurd–we need to believe. Believing isn’t always easy, but that is what it’s about. As some say, you can win a case with the law andContinue reading “Going for the Impossible”

Noticing the Details

By: Gabriela Yareliz While walking home, I opened my new textbook on criminal activity and the law. I always look for book dedications. I am that kind of person. Even though I was walking, it didn’t stop me from shuffling through the pages for the dedication. Even textbooks get dedicated to someone. Inside was aContinue reading “Noticing the Details”

Important to Know: For those seeking legal advice

Hello Friends! As mentioned before, I was published in Latina Magazine’s September issue. I appreciate all who have reached out and contacted me after they saw my article. I really appreciate the time you spend finding me and writing to me. That means a lot. Some have contacted me asking for legal advice. Important toContinue reading “Important to Know: For those seeking legal advice”

Españolas Favoritas

1] Penelope Cruz: la actriz “crossover”; la “icon” mas famosa de España. 2] Clara Lago: la actriz y cantante que nos robo el corazon cuando interpreto el personaje Gin en Tengo Ganas de Ti. 3] Blanca Suarez: la actriz y “icon” de moda y belleza. La mejor actriz de su generacion en su pais. 4]Continue reading “Españolas Favoritas”