New York: Queens-Jackson Heights (Little India) and Flushing (Chinatown)

By: Gabriela Yareliz On a day with no school, it is time to explore the city. That is exactly what my friend and I did Monday, when we hit the train stations and the streets of Queens to see the ecclectic and ethnic neighborhoods of Jackson Heights and Flushing. Here is a bit of our journeyContinue reading “New York: Queens-Jackson Heights (Little India) and Flushing (Chinatown)”

Purely Me: Gabriela

Warning-Ek minute: This is a personal post. If you don’t care, I don’t mind. I just wanted to immortalize the thought by typing it out. Simple. “CERTAIN THINGS CAPTURE THE EYE, PURSUE ONLY THOSE THAT CAPTURE THE HEART-“ANCIENT INDIAN PROVERB By: Gabriela Yareliz You know that love? It’s the love that makes you nervous; the loveContinue reading “Purely Me: Gabriela”

New York: San Gennaro festival, Little Italy

By: Gabriela Yareliz I decided to walk through SoHo into Little Italy to see if something was going on today for the San Gennaro festival. I knew that Wednesday there is going to be a procession, but I wanted to do something today; so with fingers crossed, I set out on my journey. When IContinue reading “New York: San Gennaro festival, Little Italy”

New York: Central Park

By: Gabriela Yareliz Yesterday was an incredible day. The weather was perfect, and so after church we went out to explore Central Park. They joined me in my quest for the Bow Bridge. 🙂 It was a day full of some of my favorite things: Park, trees, nature, bridge, couples, friends, the Bible, a castle andContinue reading “New York: Central Park”

Remembering September 11, 2001

By: Gabriela Yareliz It is September 11 today. Eleventh year since the tragedy that struck so many innocent lives. Today, I went to the Night of Remembrance at the Manhattan Seventh-day Adventist Church, and it was phenomenal. A lot of people showed up, and the musicians were wonderful. Poets shared (The Two Titans and Heroes wereContinue reading “Remembering September 11, 2001”

The Island

By:Gabriela Yareliz Today, I spent time on an island off of Manhattan. It was pleasant. The breeze was soft, the sunshine was on and making my face feel warm and alive. This was a nice contrast to the NY I have known so far. The church organized a picnic there. There were some rickshaw lookingContinue reading “The Island”

New York

By: Gabriela Yareliz Hello world. What can I say? It has been an action packed set of days including driving; my car going up in smoke (RIP Paolo); hens and looking for pliers at Wacahoota, while coolant makes a lake under my car; packing; praying; stuffing duffle bags until they were about to explode; thinkingContinue reading “New York”