Reflections Before Bedtime #2

[Me, probably eight years old, being ridiculous at my abuelo’s house, wearing my grandmother’s nightgown.] By: Gabriela Yareliz Several people who were once closer to me (friends) have noted that I seem different but the same. It happens around the holidays, when people see you after a long time and when you are my ageContinue reading “Reflections Before Bedtime #2”

Pre-Finals Week Wednesday

1] When New Yorkers walked outside today: 2] BOSS INSPIRATION (to get me through finals, along with prayer and kale): Amal Clooney 3] Fifth Harmony dropped two music videos recently. One is a cover of one of the greatest Christmas songs (ever), the other is the long-awaited “Sledgehammer.” I sing Camila’s part at the topContinue reading “Pre-Finals Week Wednesday”

This Month’s Picks: October 2014

By: Gabriela Yareliz That’s it. October is out with a bang! And November is being swept in by a cold gust of wind (and not the weird Pharrell ‘you-remind-me-of-the-air’-“Gust of wind” song). Here is my compilation of fun things I found throughout the month, as usual. There are a few of my favorite things sprinkled below:Continue reading “This Month’s Picks: October 2014”

This Month’s Picks: April 2014

By: Gabriela Yareliz April is done. The tension at school is palpable. Exams are looming in the forecast like heavy dark clouds. This month was filled with fun, laughter, some beautiful days and flowers. YouTube finally decided to do an ad campaign with its ever famous and now ubiquitous makeup artists; trees turned pink andContinue reading “This Month’s Picks: April 2014”

#Neighbors

By: Gabriela Yareliz It’s funny how when you live in an apartment building, you know your neighbors. I am not talking about full conversations and dinner parties (although, some may be that lucky)… I guess it would be more accurate to say that you know about your neighbors. There’s the neighbor who you believe neverContinue reading “#Neighbors”

Notes on love

By: Gabriela Yareliz 1] Friendship first is a solid foundation 2] I no longer wish to be loved childishly. I want to be loved with the strength and charm of maturity. I don’t want to be smothered by the fear of jealousy and insecurities. I don’t want a relationship based solely upon shutting the worldContinue reading “Notes on love”

This Week’s Picks: July 7, 2013

Hiiiiii. My day was made today when I spoke to Dilip and got an update from my favorite guys on the planet. This weekend has been a bit crazy, a bit fun, a bit awkward, a bit unexpected but restful. I had a feast of a lunch for Sabbath lunch, and then passed out andContinue reading “This Week’s Picks: July 7, 2013”

Modigliani

Script: Made of Honor Tom: Modigliani. Your first summer in New York City, you were dating a guy who worked on Wall Street and he asked you to move in with him. And you weren’t quite sure. Anyway, that was around the time you discovered Modigliani and became obsessed with his painting of this womanContinue reading “Modigliani”

It’s Only Life

Kate Voegele Lyrics Tears are forming in your eyes A storm is warning in the sky The end of the world it seems You bend down and you fall on your knees Well get back on your feet, yeah Don’t look away Don’t run away Hey baby it’s only life Don’t lose your faith Don’tContinue reading “It’s Only Life”