Hope Against Hope

“Does the acorn dream of the oak? And if it doesn’t, from where is the whisper of spring?” Sophie Ward (From The Love River) By: Gabriela Yareliz It’s a quiet morning, with the exception of the gurgling of the radiator and my screaming neighbors (they are positively unwell or just typical New Yorkers). We goContinue reading “Hope Against Hope”

Studio Update 15

By: Gabriela Yareliz I woke up in such a funk. First, I barely slept. I was exhausted, but my mind was racing and racing. I turned on the rain scene from the Calm app, and somehow and at some point, I drifted off to sleep. Torrential rains washed away the anxieties of the day. IContinue reading “Studio Update 15”

Studio Update 14

By: Gabriela Yareliz Today was one of those days where I was thinking about what it feels like to be outside. Sort of reminded me of this writing project I once did of describing colors to a blind man. If you’ve never tried it, I would encourage you to try— even if just for curiosity’sContinue reading “Studio Update 14”

San Antonio Adventures, Pt. 2

By: Gabriela Yareliz Visiting the Alamo was memorable. This property is absolutely gorgeous. Old world charm. Luis’ profile. My favorite kind of selfie. This Mexican folk art boutique was exquisite. Meet me by the river! Thank you, San Antonio. You were clean, friendly, gorgeous and a perfect summer adventure.

New York: Brooklyn beaches

By: Gabriela Yareliz Yes, a new addition to my New York series. As summer has come to a close, I went with my Russian dolls to the Manhattan beach (ironically in Brooklyn), we ate at Nargis, an Uzbek place in Brooklyn with an amazing Avocado salad, and then we hit up the fruit market, BrightonContinue reading “New York: Brooklyn beaches”

Dolce life

By: Gabriela Yareliz A masterful Artist and Creator; summer sunshine; dresses; a brilliant scarf; a fruit-toned lip; lined eyes; natural hair; effortless; put together; classic; elegant; family; love; youth; wisdom; ocean; nature; a wink; a smile; perfection in the complexity of life.

One down–three to go.

By: Gabriela Yareliz Finished my Constitutional Law I exam. Thank God! Three more to go. I want to go outside, but my contract outline is saying: I saw the following, and thought it was legit: I know: ‘Criticism’ is spelled wrong, but I didn’t make it. Enjoy the sunshine!!! Con law (check). Done.

This Week’s Picks: Last week of class & birthday week

YES– We made it to the end of a semester of classes and another year of life (SUCH a blessing). So, in honor of this special week, here are my top picks 😉 1] Song of the week: 22, very appropriate 2] 3] MARIA PAULA ROMO I had the privilege of meeting this incredible congressContinue reading “This Week’s Picks: Last week of class & birthday week”

Cocktail Spring/ Summer inspiration

By: Gabriela Yareliz I am totally ready for the warmer seasons and sunshine. I am tired of dark colors, wearing more than one layer of clothes. I am ready for a softer look, where makeup doesn’t play such a big role to hide pale skin. Current inspiration: Diana Penty; she is known for her roleContinue reading “Cocktail Spring/ Summer inspiration”