American Wealth: Education

By: Gabriela Yareliz I remember walking down the halls at school, that particular smell of school filling the air. The walls that are half concrete brick, covered in that glossy white paint. The lockers. Learning about sewing machines in Home Economics and eating lunch on the bleachers outside. The ever-changing bulletin boards. The noisy cafeteriaContinue reading “American Wealth: Education”

Being Human: Look Ugly in a Photograph

“The more you see the less you know The less you find out as you go I knew much more then than I do now” City of Blinding Lights, U2 By: Gabriela Yareliz GREAT EXPECTATIONS Expectations can be a funny thing. This week, I experienced this, first-hand. I was going to exchange letters with someoneContinue reading “Being Human: Look Ugly in a Photograph”

Being Human: Being Art

“To create is to reflect the image of God. To create is an act of worship.” Erwin Raphael McManus, The Artisan Soul: Crafting Your Life into a Work of Art By: Gabriela Yareliz I want us to talk about the way we show ourselves to the world. Recently at church, we were discussing how humansContinue reading “Being Human: Being Art”

Sunday Girl: January 29, 2017

By: Gabriela Yareliz On Sundays, I wake up like Kate, from the movie No Reservations. You know, the chef. She wakes up early to pick out the fish and truffles for her fancy West Village restaurant. I wake up early and pick up the missing ingredients for the dishes I want to make for theContinue reading “Sunday Girl: January 29, 2017”

Friday Glee: December 12, 2014

I still find each day too short for all the thoughts I want to think, all the walks I want to take, all the books I want to read, and all the friends I want to see. John Burroughs  [Both screenshots are from the film: La Delicatesse, which is such a treat.] [Is that theContinue reading “Friday Glee: December 12, 2014”

Influences

By: Gabriela Yareliz When you look up a comedian, musician or entertainer, often times, something that pops up are influences. Those who they grew up watching or listening to, who greatly influenced them as a person. So, other than Jesus, my mother and the influence of family, like grandmothers, I was thinking who in theContinue reading “Influences”