Monday Inspiration: February 23, 2015

By: Gabriela Yareliz Happy Monday to all of you. I could not get out of bed this morning, but once I did, there was no turning back. The week begins at full speed once that alarm goes off. Time to hustle. This is the last week to make February count for everything it’s worth. ItContinue reading “Monday Inspiration: February 23, 2015”

Monday Inspiration: November 17, 2014

Hellooo beautiful week! The skies are grey, the Holiday Market is being set up at Union Square (I can’t wait to take some amazing photos this year), and exams and interviews are coming soon. *giddy* This week’s Monday inspiration kind of reflects our NYC weather and vibe: soft light, twinkling details, old world & classic. That’sContinue reading “Monday Inspiration: November 17, 2014”

Friday Glee: October 17, 2014

You must be prepared to work always without applause. Ernest Hemingway I notice that Autumn is more the season of the soul than of nature. Friedrich Nietzsche God is always seeking you. Every sunset. Every clear blue sky. Each ocean wave. The starry hosts of night. He blankets each new day with the invitation, ‘IContinue reading “Friday Glee: October 17, 2014”

A New Beginning

Photo by: Gabriela Yareliz By: Gabriela Yareliz There are some who say they hate writing. Writing is a discipline. Writing can be messy, and you can end up with ink silhouetting what looks like a blue or black bruise on the side of your hand. Writing takes thought. Writing can take you to unexpected places.Continue reading “A New Beginning”

False Spring

“When spring came, even false spring, there were no problems except where to be happiest. The only thing that could spoil a day was people and if you could keep from making engagements, each day had no limits. People were always the limiters of happiness except for the very few that were as good asContinue reading “False Spring”

A Moveable Feast

By: Gabriela Yareliz Here is some inspiration from Ernest Hemingway’s A Moveable Feast. 1. We become better people when we laugh and make others laugh “They say the seeds of what we will do are in all of us, but it always seemed to me that in those who make jokes in life the seedsContinue reading “A Moveable Feast”

Kindness

  “No one that I ever knew was nicer to me.” A Moveable Feast, Ernest Hemingway [said this about Sylvia], pg. 31 Oh, to have that said about oneself! We must be kinder people. “That it will never come again is what makes life so sweet.” -Emily Dickinson

Lost Generation

  By: Gabriela Yareliz Gertrude was a mentor and friend to Ernest Hemingway, and he speaks of her in his memoir, A Moveable Feast, fondly yet realistically, as one can only do when you know someone and his or her intricacies very well. She is known to have coined the phrase, “a lost generation.” Many say this describesContinue reading “Lost Generation”

You Belong to Me

“So I went on writing. The story was writing itself and I was having a hard time keeping up with it. […]I’ve seen you, beauty, and you belong to me now, whoever you are waiting for and if I never see you again, I thought. You belong to me and all of Paris belongs toContinue reading “You Belong to Me”

Quotes of the day

“Those who have grown the most spiritually are those who are experts in living. And there is yet another joy, even greater. It is the joy of communion with God.”-M. Scott Peck “The world breaks everyone and afterwards many are stronger at the broken places.”- A Farewell to Arms, Ernest Hemingway (the last page) “AndContinue reading “Quotes of the day”