This Month’s Picks: July 2016

Compiled by: Gabriela Yareliz Yesterday, when we checked the sunset time, it clicked for us Sabbath-observer-wanderers of the Upper East Side that the sun was setting earlier, and you know what that means– summer is on its way out. Autumn is getting ready to assume its romantic little place with us. Haunting memories of eternalContinue reading “This Month’s Picks: July 2016”

The Hours: July 30, 2016

The most random, memorable pieces of conversation from the day. Because sometimes, people say things that make you *double take*. – Gabriela Yareliz AM 11:15: “Who is your hairstylist? You have to give me the details! She cuts gorgeous… Don’t stop going to her!” (E) 11:24: “What are you doing in that closet?” (T) 11:24:Continue reading “The Hours: July 30, 2016”

Reflections Before Bedtime #88

By: Gabriela Yareliz summer We will be the ones to run around in warm summer rain, until we are soaked and our chests are heaving from so much laughter. Our hair, stuck like wet yarn, on our faces and skin. Raindrops will run in paths paved by tears long ago. Sweet heat; and sweet healing.Continue reading “Reflections Before Bedtime #88”

Monday Inspiration: July 25, 2016

*Pulls out orange autumn leaf and grins* “We have this one little life, and for a lot of it, we just blow around in the wind. But if we are lucky, and we believe that life knows what’s best for us– sometimes, we land on the right someone to talk to.” Riley Matthews (Girl MeetsContinue reading “Monday Inspiration: July 25, 2016”

The Hours: July 23, 2016

(G sent this song to A at 7:24 am because she was inspired by it) Thoughts that floated around today (these were all brought up by different people): AM 9:42: “You see Jesus did not tell the woman who had been caught in adultery a conditional promise of ‘go, be good, and then I willContinue reading “The Hours: July 23, 2016”

Tuesday Badinage: July 19, 2016

By: Gabriela Yareliz Yesterday, I got to go to the prettiest part of Long Island. It was gorgeous; one of those neighborhoods that makes you want to bake apple pies, wear an apron, and buy matching napkin rings for a long table. There was a large park with lots of green grass and a gorgeousContinue reading “Tuesday Badinage: July 19, 2016”

Notes from “A Tale for the Time Being”

“Print is predictable and impersonal, conveying information in a mechanical transaction with the reader’s eye. Handwriting, by contrast, resists the eye, reveals its meaning slowly, and is as intimate as skin.” Ruth Ozeki, A Tale for the Time Being “That’s what it feels like when I write, like I have this beautiful world in myContinue reading “Notes from “A Tale for the Time Being””

Sex (and the City)?

The ladies from Sex and the City By: Gabriela Yareliz [All images from Tumblr] Don’t worry– this is not a post about the ridiculously self-centered women of the HBO hit show. Nor is this a sex column, à la Carrie Bradshaw. I was on the train this morning, and I saw so many advertisements andContinue reading “Sex (and the City)?”