Confronting Miss. Minchin

By: Gabriela Yareliz In life, you will run into a few people who are just like Miss. Minchin, in A Little Princess. They are cruel and mean. They take pleasure in your misfortune, and their aim is to take away from you. They take pleasure in seeing you serve harder, in seeing you in aContinue reading “Confronting Miss. Minchin”

This Month’s Picks: November 2014

By: Gabriela Yareliz November, November, November. You have given me unexpected gifts, and for that I am grateful. I was pressing some  little purple flowers in a book, and I thought, it’s funny how something so temporary, like a flower, can have its beauty preserved, even after it’s lifeless. I once had a discussion with a friend who said there wasContinue reading “This Month’s Picks: November 2014”


By: Gabriela Yareliz When you look up a comedian, musician or entertainer, often times, something that pops up are influences. Those who they grew up watching or listening to, who greatly influenced them as a person. So, other than Jesus, my mother and the influence of family, like grandmothers, I was thinking who in theContinue reading “Influences”