An Ode to Summer

By: Gabriela Yareliz SUMMER IN THE CITY [Inspired by: New York City] Despite my autumn fever, yesterday’s 68-degree morning, and leaving the house with a jacket today, it is still officially a tourist-crowded-sidewalk NYC summer. People’s addiction to ice cream does not seem to be waning. I am slightly traumatized from last winter, and IContinue reading “An Ode to Summer”

Camp Meeting

By: Gabriela Yareliz Camp meeting (n): An event at which churches from a certain area get together, usually once a year, for a spiritual retreat and fellowship. The concept and practice originated in England and Scotland. Camp meeting is always a fun time of the year. It always has been. I have good memories ofContinue reading “Camp Meeting”

The lights of the world illuminate your path

By: Gabriela Yareliz It’s nice to walk around the city. Today, I walked by fancy brownstones decorated for fall with orange lights. A bored middle aged woman looked at a globe standing in the corner under a soft glow, and a man with a water bottle walked into the room toward her; a young womanContinue reading “The lights of the world illuminate your path”

How I Found Bmore Charm

By: Gabriela Yareliz The first time I went to Baltimore, I saw the harbor area. It’s a beautiful area with little boats and bright lights. Very reminiscent of La Rochelle, France, except it misses the old-time charm La Rochelle undoubtedly has. I stood under an umbrella with my host who was attempting a Skype sessionContinue reading “How I Found Bmore Charm”

Funny bits

By: Gabriela Yareliz The cast of Nous York, and their adventures around NYC. I loved these bits. Phone: One dog is not enough: The countdown-yelling at the jaywalker: French with an American accent, the mistakes in the language: Learning to be gangsta: (love Nabil’s face)