Charles Dickens

By: Gabriela Yareliz Did anyone see the Google page today? Is that not the most fantastic thing you’ve ever seen? Happy 200th birthday Charles Dickens. Your stories with Pip, Estella, Scrooge, Oliver, and my personal favorite, Davy Copperfield, have inspired generations. They are stories about life, love, introspection and social change. I couldn’t let the day passContinue reading “Charles Dickens”

Quotes-Mother Teresa

By: Gabriela Yareliz I found these quotes, and I wanted to share them: Let us always meet each other with a smile … for a smile is the beginning of love. — Mother Teresa Love to be real must cost; it must hurt; it must empty us of self. — Mother Teresa Be faithful inContinue reading “Quotes-Mother Teresa”

Cricket

My team 🙂  By: Gabriela Yareliz Reporting on Cricket has been so much fun. Every Tues./Thurs. it makes my day. I am usually tired, hungry and cold by the time practice begins, but it is always a blast. I am starting to understand what the team’s Hindi means without knowing Hindi. And I think we’ve madeContinue reading “Cricket”

Hospital Español

By: Gabriela Gonzalez Yesterday was a busy day. All week I’ve been running to and fro, rain or shine, trying to make my hair look decent and such things. Yesterday afternoon I stopped at the Taco Bell off of Archer. It used to be gross to be honest, but now it’s remodeled and clean. TheContinue reading “Hospital Español”

Worry-free Monday

By: Gabriela Yareliz Good morning to you! It is Monday. I grabbed the paper this morning, and I am wearing a skirt, which means it is a good Monday. I started off the morning by pouring 1/20th of my tea on myself on the bus (the girl in front of me was watching it allContinue reading “Worry-free Monday”

Broken Families and Chocolate’s link to Child Slavery

By: Gabriela Yareliz 1] I found out today that Vanessa Paradis and Johnny Depp have separated. This makes me sad. It’s one of those break-my-heart moments. I guess because I come from a broken home, I know what this means for the children invovled. That is always who I think about. When parents divorce, separateContinue reading “Broken Families and Chocolate’s link to Child Slavery”

Observant

By: Gabriela Yareliz Good morning! So, guess who the new Cricket reporter is? Yup- me. Thank you Patalia House (bollywood movie) for peaking my interest. I really need to get a Cricket for dummies book or something. At least I know what a bowler is. This morning, I looked up at a building and it wasContinue reading “Observant”

Evaporation

By: Gabriela Yareliz Look who is back… I know after much silence. It’s a tough life we lead. (Smile). It’s back to school, and I am already preparing presentation outlines in French, and trying to decide how I will live through my capstone course. I will. I am convinced all things are possible through Christ.Continue reading “Evaporation”

Christmas

By: Gabriela Yareliz I have finished two books. I am proud of myself. Today on the radio I cried (again) with Kidd Kraddick’s Christmas wish. Today they granted money and $10,000 (money for tuition) to a 19-year-old girl who has terminal cancer and takes care of her brother’s three kids. When you look at otherContinue reading “Christmas”