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)”

‘Put your hearts up’ and ‘Send it on’…

By: Gabriela Yareliz Songs on my inspiration playlist: ‘Put your hearts up’ with Ariana Grande. /You think you’re so small Like you’re itty bitty. Just one match in the lights of the city Walking by strangers on the side of the street Like a quarter in a cup’ll get ’em up on their feet, likeContinue reading “‘Put your hearts up’ and ‘Send it on’…”

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”

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”

Americaaaaa

By: Gabriela Yareliz The Fourth of July, a day when I think about the inscription on the statue of liberty: “Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, The wretched refuse of your teeming shore. Send these, the homeless, tempest-tost to me, I lift my lamp beside the golden door!”Continue reading “Americaaaaa”