Erin Andrews

By: Gabriela Yareliz Can we take a minute and talk about Erin Andrews? She is fantastic. She was born on the same day as me (that’s not why she is fantastic, but I think it’s pretty cool). She is a fellow University of Florida College of Journalism graduate. Florida girl. She also has made it in anContinue reading “Erin Andrews”

Thread

By: Gabriela Yareliz 6:00 am: Woke up. Ate my two gummy vitamins. Watched some Stephen Colbert, after morning prayer. 7:00 am: On the train with three magazines stuffed in my bag for comfort. I don’t open the magazine I was reading the day before. I am not particularly interested in reading about the Egyptian presidentContinue reading “Thread”

$60 for a Life Diagnosis

This is my skeptical, dramatic face. By: Gabriela Yareliz “Some days are meant to be counted, others are meant to be weighed.” ― Elizabeth Gilbert, Eat, Pray, Love This is how it all began: The weather has been hot, sticky and nauseating. Our air conditioner at work decides to give out when heat levels rise–you’dContinue reading “$60 for a Life Diagnosis”

Exam Period Picks II

By: Gabriela Yareliz Just got out of another exam. I am brain dead. Con Law II is done. One more to go. I walked to Nolita afterward for the Em Cosmetics Pop-up Shop. I saw and said hello to Michelle Phan. She is the sweetest person! Truly. A brilliant artist. I walked in 25 degreeContinue reading “Exam Period Picks II”

Viviendo [living]: Adamari Lopez

By: Gabriela Yareliz Today, I finished Viviendo, by Puerto Rican actress Adamari Lopez (one of my favorite actresses from childhood). It was a masterful story-telling of her life so far; from when she was born to her meeting and being pursued by Luis Fonsi, her engagement to Fonsi, her telenovela success, her being diagnosed withContinue reading “Viviendo [living]: Adamari Lopez”

Memorable remark from a pastor and his loss-stricken heart

By: Gabriela Yareliz Today, I heard a testimony of a young pastor whose wife recently passed away. They weren’t even married much beyond their first year, I believe. Her strength and faith, and his peace and love have captivated many hearts. Something he shared today (quote from memory): “I have not and will not, ever,Continue reading “Memorable remark from a pastor and his loss-stricken heart”

Heartwarming Life

By: Gabriela Yareliz Today has been a heartwarming day. I had great conversations with people, ate lunch outside with Felicia under the sunshine (which was struggling against the clouds to get some rays out)… By the Reitz Union I made a card with an organization called “Friends For Life” which does cards for pediatric cancer patients.Continue reading “Heartwarming Life”