Figs, Noodles & Torrential Rains

By: Gabriela Yareliz Hello everyone! What a day. I have been dealing with pelvic pain and ache due to my lovely endo. Don’t worry, this won’t be a Lena Dunham-style vent on the struggles with my uterus (not that there is anything wrong with that. See my post on raising awareness about women’s issues). ButContinue reading “Figs, Noodles & Torrential Rains”

The Hours: July 30, 2016

The most random, memorable pieces of conversation from the day. Because sometimes, people say things that make you *double take*. – Gabriela Yareliz AM 11:15: “Who is your hairstylist? You have to give me the details! She cuts gorgeous… Don’t stop going to her!” (E) 11:24: “What are you doing in that closet?” (T) 11:24:Continue reading “The Hours: July 30, 2016”

Monday Inspiration: December 21, 2015

By: Gabriela Yareliz This Monday Inspiration is special to me. This post has all of my own photography. I’ll be sharing some of the New York City autumn glory we experienced this year. I hope you enjoy. Have a beautiful, empowered week. Yours truly. “In every walk with nature, one receives far more than heContinue reading “Monday Inspiration: December 21, 2015”

What’s in a Church?

By: Gabriela Yareliz One of my favorite things to do in New York is visit churches. Many of them are old and filled with exquisite beauty and detail. This post is about how I recently found one of my favorite churches in the city. I was walking the Highline Park some weeks ago, and IContinue reading “What’s in a Church?”


By: Gabriela Yareliz The more I see of this city, it still amazes me that we humans are willing to live in certain conditions…especially when other places have a lower cost of living and better lifestyles to offer. Like, there are places where you don’t pay $7 for a loaf of bread and $12 forContinue reading “Madness!”

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)

Happy Thanksgiving

By: Gabriela Yareliz We have so much to be thankful for! I hope that as you spend the holiday with family and friends you meditate on the great blessings God has bestowed on you. Take nothing for granted. Safety, health, family, friends, intelligence,¬†opportunity, work– even in the bad times, we must always praise God forContinue reading “Happy Thanksgiving”

NYC: Fall colors to Snow; Weather Change

By: Gabriela Yareliz Hello my beautiful friends! I hope you are warm and safe. Today my torts professor was listening to someone’s argument, until we noticed he wasn’t paying attention. Instead, he¬†was looking out of the wall-size window with a horrified expression. He was watching the snow fall. It looked like sand being poured out.Continue reading “NYC: Fall colors to Snow; Weather Change”

Lower East Side: Alphabet City through my eyes

By: Gabriela Yareliz Here is a photographic journey through the Lower East Side and my wanderings. On Sabbath, we passed out hot food, and we went to the Washington Square Park, but also hit up the East Village. When I saw the devastation there, I decided to go back and document.   A SPECIAL THANKSContinue reading “Lower East Side: Alphabet City through my eyes”

Hurricane Sandy: Waiting for the tide

By: Gabriela Yareliz (Below is my screen shot while watching the Weather Channel) 7:40 p.m. Here we are. This morning, the people across the street were watching Spongebob (their window was open). Now, they are watching the Weather Channel like the rest of us. I have been watching all day. I like how professors stillContinue reading “Hurricane Sandy: Waiting for the tide”