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”

What I miss about the World Cup

By: Gabriela Yareliz Despite my excitement about autumn, I am still clinging to the last shreds of summer and sunshine in the city. Apparently, so are other Villagers, seeing that yesterday at a crosswalk, I saw half of the Forever21 summer catalog march past me. Soon, the days of long skirts with tribal prints and stripsContinue reading “What I miss about the World Cup”

Last Month’s Picks: June, 2014

Dear friends, Happy July. June has come quickly and vanished faster than it arrived. It was a month of a lot of learning, soccer and adrenaline for me. There were some moments of serious reflection. My cousin passed away. I thank everyone who prayed for him. Please continue to pray for my family. The monthContinue reading “Last Month’s Picks: June, 2014”

Thoughts From Group Matches (So Far)

By: Gabriela Yareliz We’ve all had our thoughts as we watch the matches. All of our thoughts are seeped in biases and hopes. Below is the song Univision plays at every halftime and at the end of the matches. It is the soundtrack to this post. Why not? Casillas (Spain Goalkeeper), we love you. WeContinue reading “Thoughts From Group Matches (So Far)”