Interview with Brianna Cerrito

Today, on Women’s Day, I am excited and honored to share this interview with Brianna C., an interesting and lovely young woman I met on Instagram, as all cool meetings happen, these days. In typical Gabby fashion, when I meet someone interesting, I want to know more, and here is the result of those inquiries.Continue reading “Interview with Brianna Cerrito”

Heavenly Interviews

By: Gabriela Yareliz Those of you who have been reading for years may remember my journalism studies days. (An old  comical blog post is linked for your enjoyment). I would wander around trying to find a quiet place to interview people. One recent Sabbath afternoon, my friends and I were talking about what heaven wouldContinue reading “Heavenly Interviews”

Noticing the Details

By: Gabriela Yareliz While walking home, I opened my new textbook on criminal activity and the law. I always look for book dedications. I am that kind of person. Even though I was walking, it didn’t stop me from shuffling through the pages for the dedication. Even textbooks get dedicated to someone. Inside was aContinue reading “Noticing the Details”

The Power of the Pen

By: Gabriela Yareliz I absolutely loved Calligrapher Nicolas Ouchenir’s interview with Garance Dore. My favorite part of the interview was when Ouchenir said: “We can’t do without the world of pens because writing things by hand brings out our imperfections. If you grow up without seeing your mistakes, you won’t know how to handle failure.Continue reading “The Power of the Pen”

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”

This Week’s Picks: August 25, 2013/ Back to School

By: Gabriela Yareliz Summer lights are dimming; textbooks beckoning; internships interviewing; summer heat fading; rain storms pouring. It’s New York. You see the nannies with the children of different ethnicities in the strollers; young students laying out at the Washington Square Park on blankets; tourist groups buying Amorino Cones; falafel trucks smoking on corners ofContinue reading “This Week’s Picks: August 25, 2013/ Back to School”